Patrick Marsh

@pmarshwx

Ph.D. Student & Operationally Oriented Research Meteorologist working for the National Severe Storms Laboratory who will occasionally #SuitUp to live tweet.

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In honor of Rush Limbaugh criticizing meteorologists as "Weather Dolts", my new profile picture!

  • 728 days ago via site
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Freudian slip by "The Hill"? "GOP growth" or "GDP growth"?

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Wondering how Mother Nature will have the rain miss me this time. She's getting pretty good at it...

I think something went wrong on Facebook this evening... #MyBrainDoesntNativelyCompileCSS

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The most impressive pyrocumulus I have ever seen in person.

Large wildfire in eastern Norman:

Large grass fire burning just east of the house.

Another version of OKC max histogram, this time with exceedance probabilities for each decade.

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Max Temp Histogram for OKC, color-coded by decade. (Yes the colors were chosen to make it look like fire!)

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You know it's going to be a hot day when the official forecast calls for breaking the all time record high.

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: How's this?

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Histogram of max temps for KOKC from 1 Nov 1890 through 31 July 2012 shows just how rare current highs are!

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McCurtain County better get it's act together. Don't want to prevent Mesonet from 5th ever day with everyone over 100F!

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Through 30 July, Fort Smith, AR is on pace to shatter its previous record for warmest year.

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Through 30 July, 2012 is the warmest year since 1954 in Wichita, KS...by several degrees.

  • 750 days ago via SG2TP
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Here is the same kind of plot (2012) for Wichita, KS. (Data range is 1954-2012).

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For comparison, here is KOKC's 2011 map...

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Figure comparing 2012 KOKC temperatures to every year since 1948.

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One station away from only the 4th time on record the OK Mesonet recorded a high of 100F for all stations.

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Want to know why all the crops in OK are either damaged or destroyed? Check out the soil temperatures...

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