September 25, 2003

Speaking of flying!

I was going to write something - with a few pictures - of hawk viewing. In a nutshell, it was fun, but the really big flights never materialized this year for observers on Mount Wachusetts. There's still a chance, I...
Posted by Greg Stone at 08:02 AM
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September 18, 2003

Forecast explained!

After Pinpoint Tracking, Forecasting Turns to Intensity What I really like about this story is: 1. It points out how astonishingly accurate the forecast have been on the tracks of the last two hurricanes - Fabian and Isabel. 2. At...
Posted by Greg Stone at 03:58 AM
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September 16, 2003

Aha!

So that's why the forecast are different! This just in - Tuesday, 4 pm. MIAMI - East Coast residents were given two more days to get ready for dreaded Hurricane Isabel under a new five-day forecast that took effect this...
Posted by Greg Stone at 04:27 PM
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September 15, 2003

Hawks and hurricanes

Wednesday looks to me like it could be a real good hawk day, so I'll be heading for Wachusetts. This weekend may also prove good, depending on exactly what Hurricane Isabel does. But hey - that's later in the week....
Posted by Greg Stone at 07:28 PM
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September 12, 2003

A natural low

Hawks are truly remarkable creatures, but I'm pretty sure they can't make long-range weather forecast and I have a sneaking suspicion that Hurricane Isabel might screw up their travel plans. As explained before, hawks pick their weather carefully to...
Posted by Greg Stone at 11:06 AM
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September 09, 2003

Looking for lift in all the right places

Hey - my favorite time of year, fall! And one of my favorite activities - hawk watching. If you have never looked for broad-winged hawks on their fall migration, then you won't appreciate the excitement this can build. I...
Posted by Greg Stone at 03:47 PM
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September 05, 2003

Flights of conflict

Here are two books about flying antique airplanes coast to coast: Both are written by sensitive and intelligent individuals. One I couldnít put down. The other I canít bring myself to pick up again, having read the first two chapters....
Posted by Greg Stone at 08:56 AM
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