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33 votes
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How do weather models work?

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What is the cause of the jet streams?

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7 answers
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What tools allow a quick comparison of NetCDF output from ocean models?

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How do tropopause folds form and do they have any impact on synoptic scale weather?

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What data does a skilled meteorologist look at to predict thunderstorms?

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2 answers
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Transfer precipitation forecast in mm to expected snowfall in cm

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Why does the Hadley cell descend at 30 degrees?

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1 answer
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What are the differences between an LES-SGS model and a RANS based turbulence model?

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1 answer
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What do quasi-geostrophic and ageostrophic mean?

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If it rains harder, does it mean the rain's duration will be shorter?

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Why don't cold fronts and other steep-gradient weather effects just dissipate?

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How to get cell indices from latitude and longitude in WRF model grids?

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What are the differences between implicit and explicit methods when applied to modelling Earth systems?

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12 votes
1 answer
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Sea breeze - magnitude of horizontal pressure gradient?

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1 answer
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How is the Rossby Radius used to determine that synoptic weather systems are 1000-2000km across?

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1 answer
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What are the key differences between warm and cold core cyclones?

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11 votes
2 answers
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How can I plot a Skew-T log-P diagram?

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1 answer
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Why does the meandering pattern of the jet stream itself propagate?

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8 votes
1 answer
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Why does the wind periodically change direction?

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1 answer
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What is the difference between GFS analysis and GFS forecast data?

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4 answers
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Easterly Jet Stream

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1 answer
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Am I observing orographic rainfall?

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Energy Released From Thunderstorms

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1 answer
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How common is it for warm fronts to be responsible for record high temperatures?

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How are jet streaks formed?

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