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Fall/Winter 2005

Introduction
By William Perry 
Meteorologist 

Welcome to the Fall/Winter edition of our online newsletter NOAA 'Bout Weather Logo. In this edition you will find articles on a variety of topics ranging from climate, the tropics, hydrology, snow, and even Spanish. There is an in-depth climate article that our climate team has put together that looks at a wide variety of topics, including maps and graphs showing the past seasons rainfall and temperature and what the average snowfall is around the area.

 

Read on and enjoy this issue of NOAA 'Bout Weather Logo.

 

May-September 2005 Climate Report

by Robert Stonefield, Jan Jackson and William Perry

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Check out the month by month summary of the weather impacts for our area this past Summer

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Winter Climatology and Outlook

By: Robert Stonefield and Jan Jackson

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Welcome to the Spanish Corner!


By Peter Corrigan

¡El Servicio Nacional Meteorológia (SNM) en Blacksburg planea ir español!
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg is planning to go Spanish!

 

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VERY ACTIVE TROPICS HAVE LESS LOCAL IMPACT IN 2005

By Jim Hudgins

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After a very busy tropical season that produced a mix of flooding and tornado events in 2004, the 2005 summer and fall season has seen more storms in the Atlantic, but less in the way of direct effects to the local region.

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What are the key ingredients of creating a winter storm?
By Kenneth Kostura

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There are many ways for winter storms to form.
However, all storms have three key ingredients: cold air, moisture and lift.

 

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