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October 4, 2015 Weekly Weather and Geology Guess

October 4, 2015
Greetings from the Bluff Park Back Porch, way up yonder on Shades Mountain (1,109′) in Alabama:


Now?!  Onward to another favorite type of lava.


O _ _ _ _ _ _ _  is a naturally occurring volcanic glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock..  What is it?

See below for discussion.

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Last Week On the Bluff :

–  85 was the high and 51 was the low and an average of 66.
–  Humidity ranged from 54% to 99%, with an average of 90%.
–  Rainfall total on the Bluff was 0.3 inches. 
–  Maximum wind gust was 20 mph.
Metro Birmingham Forecast for the New Week
 
–    82 is the forecast high and 61 is the forecast low.
–    0.4 inches of rain is forecast for the week.
–    Typical Fall Weather with rain set to return Friday.
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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
AND
LAVA
 
 
[from Wikipedia]

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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/

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Have A Great Week!
R
Volcanic - Lava, Obsidian, Mt. Pilato, Sicily.  06-11-2011. Ji-Elle

Volcanic – Lava, Obsidian, Mt. Pilato, Sicily. 06-11-2011. Ji-Elle

Volcano - Lava, Obsidian Rock, Newberry Crater NM, 05-30-2003. by P.McDaniel w. R, McDaniel

Volcano – Lava, Obsidian Rock, Newberry Crater NM, 05-30-2003. by P.McDaniel w. R, McDaniel

Volcano - Obsidian Lava Flow, Newberry NM, 05-30-15.  by R. McDaniel

Volcano – Obsidian Lava Flow, Newberry NM, 05-30-15. by R. McDaniel

Volcano, Obsidan Artifacts, Mayan, Takalik Abaj, Guatemala.  10-14-2010.  Simon Burchell

Volcano, Obsidan Artifacts, Mayan, Takalik Abaj, Guatemala. 10-14-2010. Simon Burchell

Volcano, Obsidian Sphere. by Unknown

Volcano, Obsidian Sphere. by Unknown

Volcano, Obsidian Surgical Scapels.  Creepypasta

Volcano, Obsidian Surgical Scapels. Creepypasta

Volcano, Polished Obsidian. Jalisco, Mexico, Scott's Rock & Gem's photo

Volcano, Polished Obsidian. Jalisco, Mexico, Scott’s Rock & Gem’s photo

Volcano, Snowflake Obsidian Pig. 08-31-2002. Adrain Pingstone

Volcano, Snowflake Obsidian Pig. 08-31-2002. Adrain Pingstone

Volcano. Obsidian Stone. 07-14-14. James and Gretchen McDaniel

Volcano. Obsidian Stone. 07-14-14. James and Gretchen McDaniel

Volcano. Rainbow Obsidian, La Lobera.. John Pints, Earth

Volcano. Rainbow Obsidian, La Lobera.. John Pints, Earth

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