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Jo Farrow

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    Forecasting, Girlguiding, cycling, tennis, nature, baking,
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    Not too hot, excitement of snow, a hoolie

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  1. Yes this was from Discussion 13 Ernesto lost all its associated deep convection and the circulation is becoming elongated. On this basis, it is estimated that Ernesto has become a post-tropical cyclone.
  2. Been raining all morning here in East Lothian
  3. 07:04 assume GMT
  4. Jo Farrow

    Masters in Meteorology around the world

    Hi Alex Reading always was the only pure Meteorology course for a BSc https://www.reading.ac.uk/met/ They also offer a Masters and are well thought of in the UK weather world, close to ECMWF Birmingham UNi too https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/taught/gees/applied-met-climatology.aspx Edinburgh Uni have a Physics/Met BSc and "there is not currently an integrated masters degree (MPhys) in Physics with Meteorology, but that students who take the MPhys in Physics can take all of the meteorology options if they wish " UEA - University of East Anglia, Norwich is very well respected for its work in Climate Change https://www2.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degree/detail/msc-climate-change There are other universities who offer more Climate type courses, including Leeds who overlap their BSc Met and MAsters http://www.see.leeds.ac.uk/admissions-and-study/undergraduate-degrees/courses/menv-bsc-meteorology-and-climate-science-international-year-abroad/ jo
  5. https://www.netweather.tv/weather-forecasts/news/9095-wet-weather-this-weekend-from-remnants-of-atlantic-storm-ernesto
  6. A spell of wet and windy weather Saturday night and Sunday morning as a subtropical storm enters our weather mix. Read more here
  7. and Simon's followup article https://socialmetwork.blog/2018/07/24/its-a-globalheatwave/
  8. Blue Green Algae blooms can be lethal to animals. The summer's hot and sunny conditions mean there are extra reports of the potentially toxic presence in UK waters. Dog owners take note. Read more here
  9. Quite a variation for Sunday forecast . Distinct deepening low on GFS or flatter solution on MR
  10. Pack your sunscreen, sunglasses, shorts, sun hat and water bottle. It's going to be sunny and warm and the rain is staying away. Bestival weather forecast Read more here
  11. Jo Farrow

    Spain weather

    #OladeCalor Extreme Iberian heat for the end of the week https://www.netweather.tv/weather-forecasts/news/9062-portugal-and-spain---iberian-heat-into-the-40s-c
  12. What a storm in East Lothian. super lightning show, some rain finally, gusty winds. And I watched it approaching on the radar so could leave the pub just in time to get home
  13. https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings
  14. Amber warning from the Met Office. Thunderstorms https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings
  15. On Friday 27th July there will be the longest lunar eclipse of the century. Mars is also much closer to earth than usual, visible next to the reddish moon IF you get a cloud break Read more here