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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #420 on: June 12, 2020, 12:01:44 PM » Author: xmaslightguy
@suzukir122:
The lightning is new..one 'strike' every 9 seconds (longest delay you can do in a .gif). When doing it, I figured why not do the lightning in different colors instead of all white...
Purposely tried to keep animation to a minimum (but still might have to put the other back up if it proves to be to annoying .lol. )
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #421 on: June 12, 2020, 06:23:30 PM » Author: suzukir122
@Xmaslightguy, some people might find it annoying, but I find it hilarious! I have absolutely no idea why though lol

Today, tomorrow, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, seems to be a nice long break from thunderstorms/severe thunderstorms. (Based on forecast)
It was really nice out today. I went out in the car and got some restaurant food. I didn't feel like motorcycle riding
today though, which is odd considering how absolutely amazing the weather is today.

So far in terms of my original thought about severe weather being absolutely astonishing this year, I've been wrong. (Thankfully.)
But we still have a long way to go before fall and winter (THANKFULLY 2x) I hate winter.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #422 on: June 12, 2020, 08:57:38 PM » Author: xmaslightguy
@suzukir122:
Maybe because the oddball colors? Who's ever seen a green lightning strike?

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Other than that thing which whipped through here last weekend, its been a whole lot of nothing, day after day after day...
I still have yet to have had a good thunderstorm this year.

I ask 2 things of mother nature (as separate entities):
* A thunderstorm that gives a good lightning show .. close enough so I have a good view, but just far enough so its not raining where I'm (so I can sit out on the roof & watch/video it.)
* Rain, lots of rain, the more. the better!

 
...I know...in both cases, wishful thinking...when you live in a semi-desert.. .lol.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #423 on: June 21, 2020, 04:27:50 PM » Author: suzukir122
We just got rocked. Strong thunderstorm hit us. I just woke up and managed to see part of the base cloud
as it was already beginning to pour down. The base cloud had already passed. That's when it got serious for a bit.
Very heavy rain, high winds. The lightning began increasing as the storm passed, and now that the storm has passed,
seems as if it got stronger. Much more thunder can be heard, and it is now severe storm warned.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #424 on: July 06, 2020, 11:14:54 PM » Author: CEB1993
A tropical disturbance from the Gulf of Mexico is moving from the panhandle of Florida and across the SE United States bringing me a lot of rain tonight and tomorrow. Iím expecting up to an inch of rain the next 24 hours. The humidity will be high and itís going to be off and on heavy rain showers tonight and tomorrow.

The thick cloud cover will hold down temperatures. A forecasted high of 76F is chilly for July standards where I live. Definitely going to be a soggy 24 hours.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #425 on: July 07, 2020, 01:20:59 PM » Author: xmaslightguy
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A tropical disturbance from the Gulf of Mexico is moving from the panhandle of Florida and across the SE United States bringing me a lot of rain tonight and tomorrow.
I wish it was heading for me instead .LOL. could really use a good rainstorm...we're basically in droufgt conditions here now.
The humidity can stay away though. I'll keep my 16% ...
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #426 on: July 07, 2020, 06:11:31 PM » Author: CEB1993
I wish it was heading for me instead .LOL. could really use a good rainstorm...we're basically in droufgt conditions here now.
The humidity can stay away though. I'll keep my 16% ...

Didnít get quite as much rain as expected here. We got two short and heavy downpours and a lot of drizzle and mist. The humidity makes it feel gross outside! I could do without the humidity too but tisí the season here in the South. Iím glad to work indoors  :)
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #427 on: July 17, 2020, 01:30:35 PM » Author: Cole D.
We had last Saturday afternoon, what I think was supercell storm. Sky got very dark and it was windy, at first there were a few lightning strikes in the distance. Then it stopped lightning, and the wind got very strong (probably tropical storm force winds) and the air cooled down quickly. The wind was so strong, the water had white caps and you could smell and feel the water in the air. It was similar, to being at the sea and you can feel and smell the salt water even away from the ocean.

There was some rain after, but the wind part of the storm lasted probably 30 minutes before it ever started to rain.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #428 on: July 18, 2020, 08:48:10 PM » Author: CEB1993
We had last Saturday afternoon, what I think was supercell storm. Sky got very dark and it was windy, at first there were a few lightning strikes in the distance. Then it stopped lightning, and the wind got very strong (probably tropical storm force winds) and the air cooled down quickly. The wind was so strong, the water had white caps and you could smell and feel the water in the air. It was similar, to being at the sea and you can feel and smell the salt water even away from the ocean.

There was some rain after, but the wind part of the storm lasted probably 30 minutes before it ever started to rain.

@Cole D, Are you somewhere in Florida near the beach? Those beach thunderstorms have always amazed me. Even here in South Carolina, Iíve witnessed some fierce storms at the beach near Charleston. Itís a lot like what you describe with skies becoming dark and strong winds. The thunder always seems louder with coastal storms. After their fury, they are over as quickly as they began, leaving behind steamy and humid conditions. I love a good afternoon thunderstorm! I remember walking on the beach at night and seeing heat lighting out over the ocean. The heat lighting is reflections of lightning strikes on clouds. Nature is so beautiful!

Today it was 100 degrees where I live. First 100 degree day of the year. Iím used to the SC heat, but I definitely prefer cooler climates. We had a little bit of thunder, but the storms passed us by today.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #429 on: July 19, 2020, 03:12:25 PM » Author: Cole D.
@Cole D, Are you somewhere in Florida near the beach? Those beach thunderstorms have always amazed me. Even here in South Carolina, Iíve witnessed some fierce storms at the beach near Charleston. Itís a lot like what you describe with skies becoming dark and strong winds. The thunder always seems louder with coastal storms. After their fury, they are over as quickly as they began, leaving behind steamy and humid conditions. I love a good afternoon thunderstorm! I remember walking on the beach at night and seeing heat lighting out over the ocean. The heat lighting is reflections of lightning strikes on clouds. Nature is so beautiful!

Today it was 100 degrees where I live. First 100 degree day of the year. Iím used to the SC heat, but I definitely prefer cooler climates. We had a little bit of thunder, but the storms passed us by today.

Yes, but not near beach. We had another storm today where wind picked up strong with black clouds and rained soon after. No buildup like this other storm though.

I don't know about others, but I enjoy the rain sound of a good rainstorm. But my favorite part of a thunderstorm is that buildup with dark gray or blue sky, and the wind picks up and you can feel the moisture in the air. For me it's even better, if that's a longer buildup before the rain starts. There's sort of an anticipation before the rain, for me anyway. Lightning striking close, I don't like as much, as dangerous, but I do like the sudden rumbling of thunder to alert you that a storm is rolling in.

Also two nights ago, I looked out the window around 11:30 and could see the lightning reflections in the sky, like you describe, from distant storms.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #430 on: July 19, 2020, 03:19:14 PM » Author: suzukir122
@Cole D, do you know if there was rotation with the other storm you talked about? If no rotation, it was definitely not a Supercell.
Sounds more like a Severe Thunderstorm than anything.
Speaking of that, we've got thunderstorms heading our way here in Ohio. None of which look severe, but they are still in the process
of developing. That, and we've got high temps, and high humidity today. I work in a couple hours, and I planned on taking my motorcycle,
but I can't due to these storms heading our direction.
I WISH I could view a beach thunderstorm... especially a Supercell one, with the classic UFO base cloud. The most severe a thunderstorm
can possibly become, all in distant view. That'd be awesome.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #431 on: July 24, 2020, 02:14:42 PM » Author: lightinglover8902
There is now a Tropical Storm in the gulf, and its expected to make landfall in Corpus Christi, TX Saturday...
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #432 on: July 24, 2020, 11:43:18 PM » Author: xmaslightguy
Yep..saw that tropical storm on the weather map. Forecast to strengthen into a hurricane before it makes landfall Saturday.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #433 on: July 25, 2020, 11:50:26 AM » Author: icefoglights
Currently hunkered down in Corpus Christi for Hanna's landfall.  The Weather Channel didn't send Jim Cantore so it can't be too bad  :lol:
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #434 on: July 25, 2020, 02:28:00 PM » Author: xmaslightguy
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Currently hunkered down in Corpus Christi for Hanna's landfall. 
Are you stormchasing icefoglights?
either way, if it passes over where your at...video the eyewall & inside the eye, then post a link here.
No hiding from storms .LOL.
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