Exercise17

# Exercise17 - • speed in knots – 1 knot = 1.15 mph •...

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1 P REVIOUSLY ……E XERCISE 11 Station Model surface temperature upper left pressure upper right abbreviated 9 or 10 is removed decimal point removed i.e. 970.2 mb = 702; 1035.6 = 356 typical range from 960.0 to 1050.0 Choose number that makes pressure value closest to 1000 mb 1013.8 mb 986.5 mb P REVIOUSLY …… E XERCISE 12 Wind Direction on Weather Maps wind direction = direction wind is blowing from azimuth – degrees clockwise from north Wind Speed feathers on wind direction shaft show speed

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Unformatted text preview: • speed in knots – 1 knot = 1.15 mph • add up # of feathers • full feather = 10 knots • half ‐ feather = 5 knots • solid triangular flag = 50 knots 1013.8 mb 986.5 mb NW 25 knots NE 20 knots 2 986.5 mb NW 25 knots Wind Speed & Direction NE 20 knots Temperature in °F 76°F Dew Point in °F 55°F Barometric Pressure 1013.8 mb 38°F 39°F 3 4 http://organizations.bloomu.edu/weather/ClassDirectory/Images/StationModelSymbols.bmp...
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## This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course GEOG 010 taught by Professor Bookshar,randyd during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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