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Will the hot Atlantic shape global/local weather and if so, how?

More important is the behaviour of the AMOC (Atlantic meridional overturning circulation) with developing climate change. This collapse leads to very different effects, e.g. that the water masses are ...
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Weather record last month in the UK

To begin with, rainfall is not always uniform. Within any rainfall event there can be localized anomalies with lesser or greater amounts of rainfall, including deluge type events. In addition to ...
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Where can I obtain the raw atmospheric data that weather forecast images are based on?

You can fetch GFS from NCEP servers directly. It is documented here: https://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/products/gfs/ For example, if you want today's 06 UTC run in 0.25-degree resolution, you would go ...
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Accurate Rainfall with TBRG

The top of all rain gauges need to be 30 cm above the ground. The lateral placement of all rain gauges is a distance that is twice the height of the nearer tallest item (tree, building, fence, etc.).
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Difference between GDAS and GFS data

From this page: https://www.emc.ncep.noaa.gov/emc/pages/numerical_forecast_systems/gfs.php As I understand, The Global Data Assimilation System (GDAS) is just that, an assimilation system. It takes in ...
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