Weather Questions tagged “fronts & airmasses” (remove tag filter)
Question: What is it about Roxboro that results in lower reported temps than other nearby areas such as Oxford, Clarksville, South Boston, Danville, etc? I know Oxford usually reports 2 degrees or lower than Raleigh. I understand that. — Susie
Question: With this latest massive Midwest snowstorm and the classic "comma shape" of this huge low pressure system, I've often wondered on what exactly is going on at the center of circulation? Can it affect how you feel physically just from a low pressure standpoint and not the weather it generates all round it? — T. Sykes
Question: You said on the news Thursday that the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic would be open on Monday, increasing the chance of rain. If the moisture is coming from the ocean, why isn't the rain salty? — Larry Price
Question: If barometric pressure is the weight of the atmosphere pressing down at a particular point... why is this pressure lower during a time when the air is full of moisture? Seems the opposite should be true. — Tony Helms
Question: Why does barometric pressure make my rheumatoid arthritis hurt more? — Cindy
Question: 06-26-2012 ... I was awakened by the storms that rolled through at night...they didn't appear so bad. But when I reviewed the 8 hour radar loop afterward it revealed that they moved almost due North to due South. Being a WRAL weather enthusiast for many years, am I wrong in thinking this was highly unusual? — Greg Miller
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