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Offline anchorageweather

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This Year's Winter Solstice
« on: December 23, 2007, 03:29:00 PM »
This Year's Winter Solstice:

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Re: This Year's Winter Solstice
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2007, 03:33:27 PM »
Now that's cool!

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Re: This Year's Winter Solstice
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2007, 08:01:37 AM »
Awsome, totally awsome. Any idea what casued it?



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Re: This Year's Winter Solstice
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2007, 03:16:43 PM »
Global warming.
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Re: This Year's Winter Solstice
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2007, 04:24:34 PM »
Awsome, totally awsome. Any idea what casued it?

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Happens every year?

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Re: This Year's Winter Solstice
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2007, 10:49:33 AM »
Hi -

That is really neat!!!  :grin: :shock: Thank you for sharing!

Any idea what casued it?

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
455 AM MST MON DEC 17 2007

…THE WINTER SOLSTICE WILL OCCUR FRIDAY DECEMBER 21ST AT 1108 PM…

THE WINTER SOLSTICE WILL OCCUR WHEN THE SUN REACHES ITS SOUTHERN MOST LATITUDE OF THE YEAR AT 1108 PM MST FRIDAY. THIS IS WHEN THE SUN WILL BE DIRECTLY OVER THE TROPIC OF CAPRICORN IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE AT 23 1/2 DEGREES LATITUDE SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR. IT WILL BE PRECISELY 1108 PM MST FRIDAY WHEN THE SUN ENDS ITS 6 MONTH JOURNEY SOUTH AND BEGINS ITS 6 MONTH JOURNEY NORTH.

THIS IS THE TIME OF YEAR WHEN THE LONGEST SHADOWS ARE CAST BY OBJECTS IN THE SUNSHINE IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE. AT 1228 PM MST FRIDAY IN PHOENIX…THE SUN WILL BE AT ITS LOWEST ANGLE OF THE YEAR WHEN DIRECTLY SOUTH IN THE SKY. THIS ANGLE IS 33 DEGREES ABOVE THE SOUTHERN HORIZON IN PHOENIX.

NOTE…BASED ON METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY…WINTER NORMALLY BEGINS IN LATE NOVEMBER.


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Re: This Year's Winter Solstice
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2007, 12:17:46 AM »
Hey Matt!  Good to see you!   :grin:
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Re: This Year's Winter Solstice
« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2007, 12:29:52 PM »
Thanks Mark! I hope to participate more now that I have a little more free time!   

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Re: This Year's Winter Solstice
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2007, 03:52:01 PM »
Glad to see you back on the board Matt.  :grin:

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