Posts Tagged ‘Old School’
So we picked an ultra tough day to forecast out of the gate: guilty as charged.
But to start the chase case challenge off we went exceptionally difficult with a day that would confuse us even today with real-time data. It was a true needle in the haystack type of day: May 16, 2002. Some of you guys and gals were close in your thinking, but just couldn’t quite pick a far enough west target. Read More
One of the cool new features we are wanting to do on a semi-regular basis on the blog is a forecasting challenge.. We are hearkening back to the old days of chasing – where no mobile internet was possible and the only forecasting you did was during the morning before you left the house. All you get in this challenge is a radar image from the morning, upper air and surface charts, and one lonely satellite image. Old schoolers sometimes could get mid-afternoon updates via the weather radio or a friendly phone call — but you had to be heading the right way in the morning to begin with. Thus, we begin our first old school chase challenge…