ntang (ntang) wrote,
ntang
ntang

Severe Weather Alert from the National Weather Service

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 842 AM EDT SUN JUL 7 2002

...SMOKE FROM CANADIAN FIRES STILL MOVING ACROSS THE REGION...

NORTHERLY WINDS ALOFT ARE BRINGING SMOKE FROM THE FOREST FIRES OVER NORTHERN QUEBEC PROVINCE SOUTH INTO OUR REGION. THE POINT OF ORIGIN IS NEAR JAMES BAY...WHICH IS ABOUT 700 MILES NORTH OF OUR FORECAST AREA. VISIBILITIES ACROSS THE REGION WERE REDUCED TO AROUND 3 TO 4 MILES. IN ADDITION TO THE LOWERED VISIBILITY THERE COULD ALSO BE A SLIGHT SMELL OF THE SMOKE. THESE CONDITIONS WILL LINGER THROUGH THE REST OF TODAY AS WINDS ALOFT WILL CONTINUE TO BRING THE SMOKE THROUGH US.

THE WINDS ALOFT SHOULD BEGIN TO SHIFT TO A MORE NORTHWEST FLOW AND THIS SHOULD HELP TO PUSH THE SMOKE OUT OF THE AREA....
Subscribe

  • Where I am nowadays

    I haven't updated this in a million years... in case you're wondering why, it's because I've mostly moved on to other places. You can find my…

  • DSL

    I've been a loyal Megapath customer for years. (Something like 8 or 10, crazy, in that range...) They've had great service (and a great service -…

  • MySQL failover

    So we're running some MySQL at work, which is a little unusual for us, but is probably long overdue. (Specifically, it's for some Wordpress…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 2 comments