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Re: Tornado And Hail Frequency Vs. Day Of The Week

From: Michael Tarbell <mtarbell.nul>
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 10:18:46 -0700
Archived: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 12:20:54 -0500
Subject: Re: Tornado And Hail Frequency Vs. Day Of The Week

>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 09:51:21 -0000
>Subject: Tornado And Hail Frequency Vs. Day Of The Week

>There have been some claims over the years that types of UFO
>reporting might vary with the day of the week. I recall in
>particular John Keel's "Wednesday phenomenon". If this was ever
>rigorously tested I'm not aware of it, nevertheless it's
>intriguing that tornado and hail activity does proveably follow
>such a law and that there may be a mechanism to explain why.

>Perhaps other types of atmospheric phenomena could have a
>similar anthropogenic signature?

Hi Martin,

I can't think of any that are periodic in this fashion, but I
recall that the plane groundings (and resulting lack of
contrails) after 9-11 had a noticeable effect on U.S. weather,
primarily an increase the diurnal temperature variation.

If a weekly periodicity were to be found in UFO sightings, I
would say that's a pretty strong argument that the phenomenon is
anthropogenic (or at least that subset that is driving the
periodic signal), since weeks are a human convention, unlike,
say, the lunar month.


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