Category Archives: Visibility

“California Burnin’ on Such a Summers Day”

(Courtesy NASA/MODIS/TERRA – July 26, 2008) Jeff Braun Currently, California has 26 fire incidents…mostly across the northern half of the state.  Fourteen of these fires are considered large at the moment (= or > 100 acres…see following map). To date … Continue reading

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Volcano Season is Year ‘Round

Jeff Braun Volcanoes, particularly volcanic ash, are major concerns to many of us in meteorology.  While the physical presence of the mountain and the energy expended during an eruption can be quite enormous, dangerous, and both life and property threating,  the … Continue reading

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