Saturday, May 26, 2018

I see Doppler wind

This is the rain radar and then there is the doppler wind radar. Added to how air conditioning extracts heat from the outside when it is cold (like it is colder outside than inside) and pumps heat into our apartment, doppler wind will remain not understood by me. BOM's message makes me feel a bit a better about myself.

From BOM, Bureau of Meteorology.

It should be stated at the outset that, unlike the normal radar images that show reflectivity (a parameter related to rainfall intensity), which are generally easy for the layman to interpret, the Doppler wind data can be quite difficult to understand.






I haz'd been warned.

10 comments:

  1. I don't understand a word of most things BOM says.

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  2. River, I know what you mean but I think BOM is making an effort now to be more understandable to the non experts. My problem is I sit down to watch or listen to the weather and by the time the Melbourne forecast arrives, my mind has wandered off as sheep warnings are read.

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  3. Nice of the BOM to try not to make us feel (too) inferior.

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    1. Kind of EC. BOM knows we ignorant people won't get it.

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  4. Now we know why meteorologists earn so much cash. (lol) Hugs...RO

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  5. I have tried and tried to understand the heat pump's workings.

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    1. Strayer, it defies logic to me.

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  6. Nope, sorry, you lost me at "air conditioning"

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    1. Jayne, does the hubby fan you when it is hot?

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