Have you had a strange weather experience lately?

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Have you had a strange weather experience lately?

Post by groundsquirrel » Sun Apr 08, 2007 3:22 pm

This is the kind of stuff that drives me crazy. Even here in my neck of the woods we see wierd stuff from time to time. This a shot of "sleet" on my doorstep for Easter morning one mile from the Gulf of Mexico. It moved in ahead of the rain, which was the moisture component from a gulf low pumping into a westerly cold air mass.
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Post by heeshung » Sun Apr 08, 2007 7:35 pm

It's actually a really big coincidence that this thread is right here. Only about 15 minutes before I encountered my own strange weather experience.

It was perfectly sunny, then flurries started coming. I did take pictures, but since it just occured, I haven't uploaded them to the computer yet.
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Post by capt.PropwashKCHS » Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:38 am

here in Charleston, South Carolina nothing unusual has happened.. yet, but it is 8:40pm right now and there are still a few hours left for the day.

hmmmm, maybe the movie "the day after tomorrow" was right
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Post by DanEvans » Mon Apr 09, 2007 2:38 pm

Hi all,
I've had some weird, (an probably dangerous in the real-world) experiences in FS9 over Africa. It like you're hitting a wall of air where you suddenly go into extreme overspeed at cruising altitude. It's something to do with the local weather stations not recognising that air air at FL3xx-4xx is much thinner than the air at ground level. Hasn't been so much of a problem recently, but a year ago, nearly every flight over central Africa suffered this probelm at some point.
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