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September 13, 2015 Weekly Weather and Mineral Guess

September 13, 2015
Greetings from the Bluff Park Back Porch, way up yonder on Shades Mountain (1,109′) in Alabama:


Now?!  Onward to the volcano.  There are 10 basic types.  I will not discuss all 10 at once.  I will try and make them more bite size, say, 3-4 per week.

S _ _ _ _ Volcano , S _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  Volcano,  S _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  Volcano, M _ _ Volcano.  What are they?

See below for discussion.

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Last Week On the Bluff :

–  91 was the high and 59 was the low and an average of 74.
–  Humidity ranged from 43% to 99%, with an average of 81%.
–  Rainfall total on the Bluff was 0.8 inches. 
–  Maximum wind gust was 13 mph.
Metro Birmingham Forecast for the New Week
 
–    87 is the forecast high and 50 is the forecast low, Brrrr.
–    0.0 inches of rain is forecast for the week.
51 degrees is the low for this Sunday morning.
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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.

(for Detailed Graphical Forecast)
Weather Underground Map for Metro Birmingham.
(Just wander around the state to pick your closest weather station).

http://www.wunderground.com/wundermap/?lat=33.24038696&lon=-86.82407379&zoom=10&pin=

Weather Forecast by AccuWeather  (Pick your time, day, or month)
Space Weather.  http://spaceweather.com/

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Minerals and Rocks – The Good Life from the Ground
 
“If it ain’t grown, it has to be mined”
 
 
VOLCANO
For this week, we will cover only the first three.
        “Submarine volcanoes are underwater vents or fissures in the Earth‘s surface from which magma can erupt.”
           “A subglacial volcano, also known as a glaciovolcano, is a volcanic form produced by subglacial eruptions or eruptions beneath the surface of a glacier or ice sheet which is then melted into a lake by the rising lava.
 Iceland”.  “When an ice-covered volcano erupts, the interplay among molten magma, ice and meltwater can have catastrophic results.”[4]  
jökulhlaups or great floods of water.
         “Mud volcano or mud dome refers to formations created by geo-exuded slurries (usually including water) and gases.”   “Mud volcanoes are not true (igneous) volcanoes as they produce no lava.”

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Author’s Request:  If you see any pictures that you know the source and photographer, let me know immediately.  Thanks!  R

Images have been searched by TinEye Reverse Image Search.  http://tineye.com/
All volcanic pictures for this week were screened through Wikipedia.com

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Have A Great Week!
R
3.7 Supervolcano, Yellowstone Hotspots, 2013. Kelvin Case

3.7 Supervolcano, Yellowstone Hotspots, 2013. Kelvin Case

3.7. Pinatubo, Phillipines, 1991 eruption plume. by Dave Harlow

3.7. Pinatubo, Phillipines, 1991 eruption plume. by Dave Harlow

3.7. Suoervolcan. Siberian Traps.2008. Sibirien_topo2.png Ulamm

3.7. Suoervolcan. Siberian Traps.2008. Sibirien_topo2.png Ulamm

3.8. Submarine Volcano. Pillow Lava. Hawaii. July 1988. OARNURP

3.8. Submarine Volcano. Pillow Lava. Hawaii. July 1988. OARNURP

3.8. Submarine Volcano. Bands of glowing magma. May 2009. NOAANational Science Foundation

3.8. Submarine Volcano. Bands of glowing magma. May 2009. NOAANational Science Foundation

3.9. Subglacial Volcano jokulhlaups, Last Ice Age. June 2012. by E. Baynes

3.9. Subglacial Volcano. Hubbard Glacier, Russel Lake. August 14, .2002. Public Domain

3.9. Subglacial Volcano. Hubbard Glacier, Russel Lake. August 14, .2002. Public Domain

3.10. Cold Mud Pot. Glenblair, CA, 07-09-2006. Mendo Mann

3.10. Cold Mud Pot. Glenblair, CA, 07-09-2006. Mendo Mann

3.10. Mud Pot. Ft. Bragg, CA, 07-09-2006. Mendo Mann

3.10. Mud Pot. Ft. Bragg, CA, 07-09-2006. Mendo Mann

3.7 Supervolcano, Toba. 75,000ya. Nasa Landsat

3.7 Supervolcano, Toba. 75,000ya. Nasa Landsat

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