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Hi Everyone.

 

Here is a place where we can discuss the latest weather blogs from our favourite Pacific Northwest meteorologists. We can also create a big aggregate list of our favourite blog sources, so chime in if you find a worthy, undiscovered weather blogger. 

 

Cliff Mass' Latest post showed a beautiful NAEFS Diagram for a prediction of the Super Bowl. Great informative post about ensemble forecasting highlighting just how far we can accurately predict weather. 

 

EDIT: The Master Blog List:

 

Brett Anderson: Canadian Accuweather Blog

Capital Weather Gang: Washington D.C.

Cliff Mass: Seattle and the Pacific Northwest

Jeff Masters: Weather Underground

Mark Nelsen: Portland Weather

Scott Sistek: Komo 4

Wolf Reid: Professor at UBC

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50 Shades of Van: A weather blog dedicated to providing the public with easily accessible and downright interesting weather
information for Vancouver, BC and the Pacific Northwest

Latest Post: http://50shadesofvan.com/blog/2014/10/23/chaos-in-the-pacific-storm-parade-route-unknown

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Mark Nelsen's blog (TV guy in Portland).  IMO he spends too much time writing about the Columbia Gorge.  Hardly anyone lives out there.

 

http://fox12weather.wordpress.com/

 

In his defense, the primary points of discussion lately have been all gorge gradient-related.  

My preferences can beat up your preferences’ dad.

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My latest post on the wild gap winds today:

 

http://50shadesofvan.com/blog/2014/1/24/water-140-kmhr-wind-gust-endless-enterainment

 

Again, if any of you have some interesting blogs, we'll just add them to this thread. I'll rack my brain for a few more today.

50 Shades of Van: A weather blog dedicated to providing the public with easily accessible and downright interesting weather
information for Vancouver, BC and the Pacific Northwest

Latest Post: http://50shadesofvan.com/blog/2014/10/23/chaos-in-the-pacific-storm-parade-route-unknown

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Mark Nelsen's blog (TV guy in Portland).  IMO he spends too much time writing about the Columbia Gorge.  Hardly anyone lives out there.

 

http://fox12weather.wordpress.com/

 

Yeah, but he does.

Snowfall                                  Precip

2020-21: 12.0"                        2020-21: 52.02"

2019-20: 23.5"                   2019-20: 58.54"

2018-19: 63.5"                   2018-19: 66.33"

2017-18: 30.3"                   2017-18: 59.83"

2016-17: 49.2"                   2016-17: 97.58"

2015-16: 11.75"                 2015-16: 68.67"

2014-15: 3.5"
2013-14: 11.75"                  2013-14: 62.30
2012-13: 16.75"                 2012-13: 78.45  

2011-12: 98.5"                   2011-12: 92.67"

 

It's always sunny at Winters Hill! 

 

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Jeff Master's latest post for those interested:

 

http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/show.html

50 Shades of Van: A weather blog dedicated to providing the public with easily accessible and downright interesting weather
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In his defense, the primary points of discussion lately have been all gorge gradient-related.  

Yeah, and it's not like there has been anything else to discuss.

 

Too bad Mark doesn't hold a candle to the one and only Scott Sistek.

I disagree completely.

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Another read by Capital Weather Gang about what went down in Atlanta. Are forecasters to blame?

 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2014/01/29/are-meteorologists-to-blame-for-snow-disasters-in-atlanta-and-birmingham/

50 Shades of Van: A weather blog dedicated to providing the public with easily accessible and downright interesting weather
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Just FYI... It's Nelsen.  

 

Good eye. Thanks

50 Shades of Van: A weather blog dedicated to providing the public with easily accessible and downright interesting weather
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I migrated from over there be

 

 

I evacuated the blog because unless the weather is extreme only the same users over and over again joke about the weather models and rarely have any lengthly discussions that have meat to them and love to find fault with each other if someone doesn't understand another's post.    I loved reading certain users posts who kept getting made fun of sadly as I learned a LOT about the weather from them and educated my parents on that matter.

 

 

One particular user I adore is named Weather Dan once in a while posted neat information for Salem Oregon which I LOVED to read but he didn't get the responses he deserved for his hard work, he lived in the area for 40 years and has seen a lot  more then Mark Nelson in his 20 year career who focuses on a narrow band of viewers. 

 

 

   It's like going to a resturant and only getting brunch instead of the main la carte, great if you want a quick snack but if you're hungry for detailed weather then it won't be filling enough.

 

 

Sometimes it seems to also be an Ego playground for Mark and I feel negative energy just from being there. 

 

 

This place at least in the old forums had lots of discussion and I am starting to see new topics in the PNW thread thankfully, hopefully THESE forums start growing leaps and bounds but not too fast though or we will implode.

Are there any other blogs that are good?  Cliff Mass is very good and gets QUITE technical but he doesn't let guest posts unlike Mark so it's usually only the same users over and over again.    Also Cliff Mass has no way for me to thank him for his wonderful posts.

 

What about Komo 4's blog?

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hello, "50shadesofvan"
 
.. Certainly a decent idea and theme for a thread. 
 
Regarding the "Jeff Masters" back on the 27th, .. before the short round of rain and snow over the 30th and 31st (CA), .. and with also considering a few different main viewpoints by "Cliff Mass" posted to his main online blog, …
 
Snow cover, .... http://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2014/01/2013-versus-2014-view-from-space.html, Extreme Drought potential more southhere where I am, .... http://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2014/01/extreme-drought-in-california.html .. related. 
 
.. My own impression of a best case scenario connected, would be …. a late, wet Spring, mainly working to green things up better where considering basic "fire" potential / damping, "danger", where looking more short-term through this year's main warmer seasons ahead, and until "next" fall and winter. 
 
.. This, before two or three years of more significant "ENSO" activity.   i.e. a stronger warming of the broader equatorial Pacific, both east and west. Lending to a building back of main water stocks.
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Latest Post: http://50shadesofvan.com/blog/2014/2/11/welcome-back-winter

 

Scott Sistek's latest post is interesting as well, as he counts about 10 Pacific Storms that will influence our weather the next 16 days

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