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2013-04-08 03:40:33 PM
3 votes:

GAT_00: I'm not sure how they can really predict this accurately.


If the Atlantic gets warmer, more convection. More convection means more bumpiness.

As an aside, anyone who takes off their seat belt for any purpose other than going to the bathroom on a flight is a dumbass. I just had one recently where I was tail end Charlie in a regional jet which got a TCAS warning to descend to avoid collision, which they did correctly by pitching that puppy hard into a dive. With me way behind the CG, I would bounced off the ceiling had I not been wearing the belt.

/and bravo subby!
2013-04-08 05:58:22 PM
2 votes:

MaudlinMutantMollusk: Fasten you seatbelts....
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why?

i50.tinypic.com
2013-04-08 04:14:24 PM
2 votes:

vossiewulf: GAT_00: I'm not sure how they can really predict this accurately.

If the Atlantic gets warmer, more convection. More convection means more bumpiness.

As an aside, anyone who takes off their seat belt for any purpose other than going to the bathroom on a flight is a dumbass. I just had one recently where I was tail end Charlie in a regional jet which got a TCAS warning to descend to avoid collision, which they did correctly by pitching that puppy hard into a dive. With me way behind the CG, I would bounced off the ceiling had I not been wearing the belt.

/and bravo subby!


Yeah, but that should be a relatively uniform warming.  Also, studies predict the Gulf Stream will weaken to about half it's current strength by mid-century, but it's no longer expected to collapse.

I can fully understand how the increase in convection could happen, I'm simply unconvinced it can be accurately predicted by a model on such a small scale.

The mathematics behind meteorology is fun.  It's probably the biggest practical application of chaos theory.
2013-04-08 03:04:36 PM
2 votes:

ZAZ: My browser shows a row of boxes

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+---+

followed by a jet icon.



Here is how my browser rendering it. Results might vary slightly for others.
i140.photobucket.com
2013-04-08 02:48:50 PM
2 votes:
Most succinct headline ever.

/+1
2013-04-08 05:56:25 PM
1 votes:

Contrabulous Flabtraption: Thing A may happen if thing B happens. Wow.

/cool headline tho, i guess. We're still amused by ASCII for some reason


ASCII would have been

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2013-04-08 05:54:07 PM
1 votes:
I'm not sayin' it's chem trails.

But it's chem trails.
2013-04-08 05:51:08 PM
1 votes:

Contrabulous Flabtraption: Thing A may happen if thing B happens. Wow.

/cool headline tho, i guess. We're still amused by ASCII for some reason


Unicode.
2013-04-08 05:49:42 PM
1 votes:

SlothB77: looks like an ocean turning into a plane.


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2013-04-08 05:16:29 PM
1 votes:
If it's *really* turbulent the track will look like this:

/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\(plane icon)
2013-04-08 03:56:51 PM
1 votes:

Contrabulous Flabtraption: Thing A may happen if thing B happens. Wow.

/cool headline tho, i guess. We're still amused by ASCII for some reason


It makes my weenus tingly.

/So, what, Planes will need variable geometry nacelles to make sure they don't damage the fabric of space and to get around the warp 5 speed limit?
2013-04-08 03:51:17 PM
1 votes:
i96.photobucket.com
2013-04-08 03:42:45 PM
1 votes:
Fasten you seatbelts....
24.media.tumblr.com
2013-04-08 02:58:51 PM
1 votes:
I'm not sure how they can really predict this accurately.  Even modern supercomputers are unable to do really good climate modeling, the variables are simply too complex.  It seems like they're predicting a permanent jet streak over the North Atlantic, or they are predicting that there will be constant CAPE at 40,000 feet, which seems even harder to predict.
2013-04-08 02:57:41 PM
1 votes:
go home headline, you're drunk.
 
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