Tuesday, January 11, 2011

bombogenesis anyone?

yeah, i didn't know what it meant either. it DID sound like a gypsy kings song though, no?

Fox CT Forecast: Snowstorm Threatens For Tuesday Night
Fox CT

We have another major storm on our hands that could rival the "christmas blizzard" in snowfall amounts.

A low pressure system bringing a wintry mess to South Carolina and Virginia tonight will lose steam as it moves up the East Coast. At the same time a pocket of energy moving from the Midwest will join it, creating conditions for what is called a "bombogenesis." Bombogenesis is a sudden and rapid drop in pressure that brings with it an explosion of intense precipitation and wind............ 


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