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November 16, 2014 Weekly Weather and Geology Guess

November 16, 2014
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Greetings from the Bluff Park Back Porch, way up yonder on Shades Mountain (1,109′) in Alabama:


Our Geologic Guess this Week:  What happens when rocks get bent and compressed?  You get a  F _ _ _ _ .


For the previous week, 0.1 inches of rain fell on BP2 The weekly high was 74 and the weekly low was 20.
  Humidity ranged from 98% down to 32%.  Maximum wind gust was 22 mph.



Metro Birmingham Forecast for the New Week

–  57 is the forecast high and 20 is the forecast low for Wednesday.
–  1.1″ of rain is forecast for Sunday and Monday.
–  YES!  We will have weather during 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

Showers_Icon Sunday November 16
Cloudy with rain moving in during the day; becoming widespread Sunday night.
Afternoon High 55
Wind: E 7-14 mph   Sun percentage: 5%   Hours of rain: 4
Rain potential: 0.65″   Severe weather threat: None
Showers_Icon Monday November 17
Rain ending by midday. Colder Monday night. A few flurries?
Morning Low 40   Afternoon High 45
Wind: N 10-15 mph   Sun percentage: 5%   Hours of rain: 3
Rain potential: 0.45″   Severe weather threat: None
Sunny_Icon Tuesday November 18
Mostly sunny, breezy, and very cold.
Morning Low 24   Afternoon High 37
Wind: N 10-20 mph   Sun percentage: 80%   Hours of rain: 0
Rain potential: 0.00″   Severe weather threat: None
 Sunny_Icon Wednesday November 19
Mostly sunny. A very cold morning.
Morning Low 20   Afternoon High 47
Wind: SE 5-10 mph   Sun percentage: 80%   Hours of rain: 0
Rain potential: 0.00″   Severe weather threat: None
Partly_Cloudy_Icon Thursday November 20
Partly sunny, with moderating temps.
Morning Low 29   Afternoon High 57
Wind: S 6-12 mph   Sun percentage: 70%   Hours of rain: 0
Rain potential: 0.00″   Severe weather threat: None
Sun_Rain_Showers_Icon Friday November 21
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers likely.
Morning Low 35 Afternoon High 60
Wind: S 6-12 mph Sun percentage: 40% Hours of rain: 1
Rain potential: 0.20″ Severe weather threat: None
Partly_Cloudy_Icon Saturday November 22
Mainly sunny.
Morning Low 38  Afternoon High 58
Wind: SE 6-12 mph Sun percentage: 75% 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/october-weather/346630?monyr=10/1/2014

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”

 

FAULTS or Fault Zones


When you can’t bend ’em, you break ’em.  When you break them, something has to move.  Therefore rock movement is a fault.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fault_%28geology%29

Fault Images
https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=A0LEViTA8GdUxAsAI4QPxQt.;_ylu=X3oDMTBsa3ZzMnBvBHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2JmMQR2dGlkAw–?_adv_prop=image&fr=yhs-befrugal-002&va=fault&hspart=befrugal&hsimp=yhs-002

Fault Video
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/fault-lines-america-9592211


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Have A Good Week!

Randy/Randall

1.  Basic Fault Types

1. Basic Fault Types

2.  Thrust Fault

2. Thrust Fault

3.  Fault in Sedimentary Rock

3. Fault in Sedimentary Rock

4.  Fault, Normal

4. Fault, Normal

5.  Fault-Normal-Graben

5. Fault-Normal-Graben

6.  Strike Slip Fault,  San Andreas Fault - Dragons Back, CA

6. Strike Slip Fault, San Andreas Fault – Dragons Back, CA

7.  Fault des Causses depuis Bedarieux

7. Fault des Causses depuis Bedarieux

8.  Microfault

8. Microfault

9.  Normal Fault.  Geophysical Seismic.

9. Normal Fault. Geophysical Seismic.

10.  The Junction fault, dividing the Allegheny Plateau and the Appalachian Mountains in Pennsylvania, United States

10. The Junction fault, dividing the Allegheny Plateau and the Appalachian Mountains in Pennsylvania, United States

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