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September 14, 2014 Weekly Weather and Geology Guess

September 14, 2014
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Greetings from the Bluff Park Back Porch, way up yonder on Shades Mountain (1,109′) in Alabama:

This week’s Geologic Guess
is a Chinese tilted layer cake of red rocks and minerals, when India slammed into China at the fantastic speed of 28 feet per century.  What is it?
PS:  It is still going on today.
For the previous week, 3.6 inches of rain fell on BP2 The weekly high was 93 and the weekly low was 65.  Humidity ranged from 98% down to 49%.  Maximum wind gust was 15 mph.

Metro Birmingham Forecast for the New Week


    86 is the forecast high, and 62 is the forecast low for Saturday. 
    0.7″ of rain is forecast for the week. 

Space Weather
http://spaceweather.com/
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Weather Guesses


Alabama All Weather Hazards Awareness:
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/images/bmx/aware/swaw_2011/web_version2.pdf

NWS, Huntsville, AL
:            http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hun/
NWS, Birmingham, AL:        http://www.srh.noaa.gov/bmx/
NWS, Mobile, AL:                   http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mob/



Metro Birmingham.  Compliments of ABC3340
http://www.alabamawx.com/?page_id=31752

Partly_Cloudy_Icon Sunday September 14
Mixed sun and clouds. Risk of a shower, mainly south.
Afternoon High 86
Wind: N 6-12 mph   Sun percentage: 70%    Hours of rain: 1/4
Rain potential: 0.10″       Severe weather threat: None
Sun_PM_T-Storms_Icon Monday September 15
Intervals of sunshine; some scattered showers and storm.
Morning Low 68   Afternoon High 85
Wind: SE 6-12 mph   Sun percentage: 65%    Hours of rain: 1/2
Rain potential: 0.35″       Severe weather threat: None
Sun_Rain_Showers_Icon Tuesday September 16
Partially sunny. A few scattered showers.
Morning Low 68   Afternoon High 86
Wind: S 6-12 mph   Sun percentage: 60%    Hours of rain: 1/4
Rain potential: 0.15″       Severe weather threat: None
Partly_Cloudy_Icon Wednesday September 17
Partly to mostly sunny; slight risk for a few scattered afternoon showers.
Morning Low 67   Afternoon High 85
Wind: S 6-12 mph   Sun percentage: 60%    Hours of rain: 1/4
Rain potential: 0.10″       Severe weather threat: None
Partly_Cloudy_Icon Thursday September 18
Partly sunny.
Morning Low 67   Afternoon High 85
Wind: NW 5-10 mph   Sun percentage: 70%    Hours of rain: 0
Rain potential: 0.00″      Severe weather threat: None
Partly_Cloudy_Icon Friday September 19
Partly cloudy.
Morning Low 62 Afternoon High 83
Wind: NE 6-12 mph Sun percentage: 75% Hours of rain: 0
Rain potential: 0.00″ Severe weather threat: None
Partly_Cloudy_Icon Saturday September 20
Mostly sunny.
Morning Low 62  Afternoon High 82
Wind: N 6-12 mph  Sun percentage: 80% Hours of rain: 0
Rain potential: 0.00″ Severe weather threat: None


Weather Underground Map for Metro Birmingham (Just wander around the state to pick you closest weather station).
http://www.wunderground.com/wundermap/?lat=33.24038696&lon=-86.82407379&zoom=10&pin=

Monthly Forecast by AccuWeather

http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/birmingham-al/35203/september-weather/346630?monyr=9/1/2014

Alabama Climate Data
http://nsstc.uah.edu/alclimate/climate/daily_climate.php




Minerals and Rocks = “The Good Life from the Ground”
“If it ain’t grown, its got to be mined”



Geologic Places to Visit:  China’s Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park

http://gizmodo.com/these-rainbow-mountains-are-chinas-secret-geological-w-1486764277

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Have A Good Week!

Randy/Randall

Danxia Tilted BedsDanxia Tilted Beds(2)Danxia Tilted Beds(3)

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