The Eyes of Texas Are on Steer-ing Level Winds

February 2, 2012 · 0 comments

Jill Hasling, CCM, president of The Weather Research Center in Houston, kindly sent us confirmation of the latest forecast on this Groundhog Day. In front of 200 kids at the John C. Freeman Weather Museum,

Alamo, the Texas Longhorn, did not see his shadow so Texas should have an early spring.  Texas is too big for a groundhog to predict its weather.

Maureen Maiuri, executive director of The John C. Freeman Weather Museum, and Jill Hasling make a long-range forecast by drawing a bullseye on the 500 mb level winds, bypassing the usual Groundhog Day method of digging into the surface data..