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September 28, 2014 Weekly Weather and Geology Guess

September 28, 2014
Greetings from the Bluff Park Back Porch, way up yonder on Shades Mountain (1,109′) in Alabama:

Decisions – Decisions?  Will it be my fall leaf collection photos or the rock of the week = Jasper???

For the previous week, 1.0 inches of rain fell on BP2 The weekly high was 80 and the weekly low was 64.  Humidity ranged from 65% down to 61%.  Maximum wind gust was 14 mph.

Metro Birmingham Forecast for the New Week

    83 is the forecast high, and 58 is the forecast low.  Fall is in the air.
    1.8″ of rain is forecast for the week.  1.0″ is the average forecast for Metro Birmingham for Sunday, today.

Space Weather


Weather Guesses

Alabama All Weather Hazards Awareness:

NWS, Huntsville, AL
NWS, Birmingham, AL:
NWS, Mobile, AL:         

Metro Birmingham.  Compliments of ABC3340

T-Storms_Icon Sunday September 28
Periods of rain and a few thunderstorms this afternoon. Lasting into overnight hours.
Afternoon High 77
Wind: S 7-14 mph   Sun percentage: 15%   Hours of rain: 3
Rain potential: 1.00″   Severe weather threat: None
Showers_Icon Monday September 29
Mostly cloudy; lingering showers, gradual late day clearing.
Morning Low 66   Afternoon High 78
Wind: W 6-12 mph   Sun percentage: 30%   Hours of rain: 1
Rain potential: 0.35″   Severe weather threat: None
Partly_Cloudy_Icon Tuesday September 30
Partly to mostly sunny.
Morning Low 62   Afternoon High 83
Wind: N 6-12 mph   Sun percentage: 75%   Hours of rain: 0
Rain potential: 0.00″   Severe weather threat: None
Sunny_Icon Wednesday October 1
Mostly sunny and warm.
Morning Low 64   Afternoon High 84
Wind: SE 6-12 mph   Sun percentage: 80%   Hours of rain: 0
Rain potential: 0.00″   Severe weather threat: None
Partly_Cloudy_Icon Thursday October 2
Partially sunny. Chance for some late day showers.
Morning Low 65   Afternoon High 84
Wind: SW 5-10 mph   Sun percentage: 60%   Hours of rain: 1/2
Rain potential: 0.15″   Severe weather threat: None
Sun_PM_T-Storms_Icon Friday October 3
Mostly cloudy. Front arrives with shower and storms.
Morning Low 66  Afternoon High 82
Wind: S 6-12 mph Sun percentage: 45% Hours of rain: 1
Rain potential: 0.35″ Severe weather threat: None
Partly_Cloudy_Icon Saturday October 4
Mostly sunny, lower humidity, and cooler.
Morning Low 58   Afternoon High 76
Wind: NW 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).

Monthly Forecast by AccuWeather

Alabama Climate Data

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

Geology in the News:  Japanese Mt Ontake Suddenly Erupts, killing at least 31 with 45 still missing {total missing still being determined}.

Tough choice, but FALL colors won out.

Pic 1.  Blue Ridge Parkway, Linn Cove Viaduct, Sunrise.
Pic 2.  Dry Falls, Highlands, NC.  Allen Photo.
Pic 3.  Fall along a lonely road.  Many photo ops like this in most places.
Pic 4.  Fall in the ?  Can anyone tell me where?
Geologic Clues = Sandstone cliffs and Highland Rim topography = Eastern US, Appalachian Mountains?  [Lookout Mountain, Falling Rock, Little River Canyon, and on into GA, TN, KY, VA?]
Pic 5.  Smoky Mountains Fall, Foothills Parkway.


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Have A Good Week!


BRPW, Linn Cove Viaduct, Sunrise Dry Falls, Highlands, NC.  Allen Photo. Fall along a lonely road Fall in the Smoky Mtns. Fall, Foothills Pkway

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