[at-l] Weather craziness

Jim Bullard jim.bullard at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 10:51:13 CST 2010


The comparison of the atmosphere to the ocean is quite apt. I think it was
Carl Sagan who said "Humans are bottom feeders in an ocean of air".

Jim Bullard
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On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 11:44 AM, Tom McGinnis <sloetoe at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Yeah, as others have noted -- that 6° to 7° change per thousand feet is
> very much an average, and dependent on the immediate landscape (compass
> direction, pitch, etc) *and* on the approaching weather itself. Ooooo, and I
> hope that col' wind ain't followin' you down int' the holler, either, like a
> big, liquidy, invisible alien blob hunting you down, inexorably moving
> forward, insidious, unstoppable, unrelenting in its thirst for your
> life-heat, icy fingers satisfied only in your inevitable, slow, silent,
> drained, ........
>
> So have fun out there, NewlyComfortableWalkenFranken!
>
> notatallthejealoustypetoe
>
> --- On *Sat, 12/4/10, Frank Looper <nightwalker.at at gmail.com>* wrote:
>
> At 3,570 feet, it was #$%& cold. At 2,420 it's nearly perfect. It should
> have only changed about 5 degrees, but...
>
> Are there thermoclines in air like their are in water?
>
> NewlyComfortableWalker
>
>
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