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Irma, Jose and Katie . .

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. .  make an attractive display on the EarthWindMap: tinyurl.com/ychyhdjx

Click on the image to move inwards. The display gives the estimated wind speed at the cursor.

‘A visualization of global weather conditions forecast by supercomputers, updated every three hours  . . atmospheric pressure corresponds roughly to altitude . .several pressure layers are meteorologically interesting . . they show data assuming the earth is completely smooth.’

Note: 1 hectopascal (hPa) = 1 millibar (mb) . .1000 hPa ~100 m, near sea level conditions.

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