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

From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2011 15:42:10 -0000
Archived: Sun, 25 Dec 2011 11:04:20 -0500
Subject: Re: Tornado And Hail Frequency Vs. Day Of The Week


>From: Michael Tarbell <mtarbell.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2011 16:06:48 -0700
>Subject: Re: Tornado And Hail Frequency Vs. Day Of The Week

>>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 20:07:55 -0000
>>Subject: Re: Tornado And Hail Frequency Vs. Day Of The Week

>>>From: Michael Tarbell <mtarbell.nul>
>>>To: post.nul
>>>Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 10:18:46 -0700
>>>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

><snip>

>>You never know what might fall out of a thorough-enough
>>statistical analysis, if it's possible to extract a coherent
>>population. This is a big problem with UFO reports of course
>>because not only are there clearly different phenomena involved,
>>almost everyone on this list would agree that we don't even know
>>what all of them are. But I could _imagine_ that some sorts of
>>UAP of the ball lightning type (whatever lurks under that
>>phenomenological umbrella) could have an anthropogenic
>>component.

>>For example, take the theory explored by NARCAP colleague
>>Richard Spaulding that meteor trails may act as conductive
>>pathways and effectively bring the ionosphere potential right
>>down into the lower troposphere, causing electrical BL-like
>>phenomena. He has an interesting paper [.pdf] here:

>>http://tinyurl.com/7t4fu3g

>Interesting idea, although it seems like such a correlation
>(ball lightning associated with recent passage of a meteor)
>would have been noted observationally by now, if indeed meteors
>are a dominant mechanism of formation.

I suppose it doesn't have to be numerically dominant in the
whole messy class of BL-like events, but could be dominant in a
certain subclass whose signature properties (colour, size,
duration, motion, whatever) might allow it to be extracted and
studied.

>What I found even more interesting, if not obviously related to
>atmospheric phenomena, is the "air threads" phenomenon he
>references, which is described in more detail at

>http://amasci.com/weird/unusual/airthred.html

>I've already ordered the requisite ion generator (~$5). Got to
>see this for myself!

OK, please let us know what happens.


Merry Christmas

Martin




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