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the word is updarft....Talamone Italy

Postby wakeboy » Sun May 06, 2007 4:45 pm

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Postby BullsShit.com » Sun May 06, 2007 7:53 pm

Did you go out?

That's a sick picture!
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Postby munteruk » Mon May 07, 2007 3:55 am

I can see that looks like unsettled weather but what exactly about the scene in the pic says updraft? Forgive my ignorance - I'm no weather expert. :thumb:

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Postby Toby » Mon May 07, 2007 7:45 am

and some people go out in these conditions...unbelievable!
So easy to see!

Always have an eye on the clouds, and if dark stuff like this comes...down with the kite! And watch the water once you come close to shore...normally you can see the gusts!

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Postby zerogee_ca » Mon May 07, 2007 11:16 pm

Maybe that picture doesn't do the conditions justice?? But, that looks like normal unsettled weather for our neck of the woods.

This is the stuff we watch out for around here...
http://members.shaw.ca/cpbs/cpbs_vids/GimliStorm.wmv

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Postby wakeboy » Tue May 08, 2007 12:18 am

basically the picture is the bottom of a very tall dark thunderhead also know as cumolonimbus, in this case though the base was quite low and the wind was whipping crazily around, as it got closer it rained heavily and thundered etc... The movement of water vapour upwards quickly with high moisture content and with angle of sun gives the deep sense of darkness..

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Postby ian c » Tue May 08, 2007 5:11 am

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Postby Stone » Wed May 09, 2007 9:16 am

Actually I think the word is Updraft, not updarft. Just an observation.

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Postby wakeboy » Wed May 09, 2007 5:31 pm

always one.....

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Postby Tommyboy » Wed May 09, 2007 11:33 pm

That looks like a serious UPDARFT!!


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