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Offline Garth Bock

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Re: Gravity Wave Weather Event
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2023, 06:36:07 PM »
Interesting - I will say that as someone in the news business - the headline is misleading. They (the meteorologists) don't know that is what it was.

That being said, we get gravity waves regularly on the eastern side of the mountains here in the Appalachians - definitely never have heard of anything like this happening, so that's very interesting!
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Re: Gravity Wave Weather Event
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2023, 03:07:35 PM »
Was logging pressure through that period. Will have to look back at the data and see if I can find when it happened. :-k
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Re: Gravity Wave Weather Event
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2023, 07:42:25 AM »
Gravity Wave cloud formations (a true but misleading and harder to understand term, even when  you have a real meteorologist to talk with about it) happen here all the time.  At the surface, even with a high quality digital output barometer I've never seen any fluctuations to measure, so I'm lead to believe that the variations in pressure are pretty tiny.

Nonetheless, as the article and Farmtalk point out, the flat out admitted that they didn't  know what caused this for sure.

Why not just call it a downdraft, or a straight line wind gust or whatever? 

I'm skeptical it has to have a mysterious cause and was just a wind gust. 

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Re: Gravity Wave Weather Event
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2023, 10:22:55 AM »
I have never heard of a Gravity Wave event here on Earth.

https://www.ksdk.com/article/weather/lincoln-county-gravity-wave-rare-weather-event-that-ripped-off-a-roof/63-2df0784f-d90e-4dea-a274-4ffadfc40702

I get this
Access Denied
You don't have permission to access "http://www.ksdk.com/article/weather/lincoln-county-gravity-wave-rare-weather-event-that-ripped-off-a-roof/63-2df0784f-d90e-4dea-a274-4ffadfc40702" on this server.
Reference #18.2b14dfad.1681481958.6dc1445

I believe that Hunga Tonga event last year caused a gravity wave around Earth. It happened with other volcanic eruptions and some atmospheric atomic tests.



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Re: Gravity Wave Weather Event
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2023, 03:13:07 PM »
@zoomx

 I just clicked on my original link and the one in your post and both work. Not sure why you can't open it.

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Re: Gravity Wave Weather Event
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2023, 06:46:54 PM »
I have never heard of a Gravity Wave event here on Earth.

https://www.ksdk.com/article/weather/lincoln-county-gravity-wave-rare-weather-event-that-ripped-off-a-roof/63-2df0784f-d90e-4dea-a274-4ffadfc40702

I get this
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You don't have permission to access "http://www.ksdk.com/article/weather/lincoln-county-gravity-wave-rare-weather-event-that-ripped-off-a-roof/63-2df0784f-d90e-4dea-a274-4ffadfc40702" on this server.

Are you using a VPN? I occasionally get this with mine. If so, I suggest getting out of it and see if that takes care of the problem.

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Re: Gravity Wave Weather Event
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2023, 07:02:19 AM »
No, I am not in a VPN
I had the same results connecting from my office  and from a Proxy in Nederlands and Germany.
I connected using a proxy server in USA.
So I believe that there is a region block, maybe because the site is not GDPR compliance so it is blocket to all EU. Usually there is a page explainig this but not in this site.