[at-l] Hurricane

JPL jplynch at crosslink.net
Mon Oct 29 18:47:33 CDT 2012


Not an expert, but do the two terms relate?

-----Original Message----- 
From: Tom McGinnis
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 7:32 PM
To: AT List ; Weathercarrot -
Subject: Re: [at-l] Hurricane

Dammit. I really thought 'carrot was going to use "adiabatic" in a sentence. 
I've had a $15 bet on it for 7 years now. "Orographic lift" would be good 
for $12, but if he'd said instead, "dry adiabatic lapse rate" -- I'da been 
on my way to a steak dinner tonight.

The luck.
thesaurustoe


--- On Mon, 10/29/12, Weathercarrot - <weathercarrot at hotmail.com> wrote:

If you look closely at the animated current radar loop (7:12pm eastern) over 
central PA where the Alleghenies bend from a north-south angle to an 
east-west angle, you can actually see the heavy yellow bands of rainfall 
following the topography. Very impressive visible orographic lift for such 
relatively low ridges....

http://www.intellicast.com/National/Radar/Current.aspx?location=USNY0124&animate=true
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