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23-01-2019, 09:26   #226
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Finally some impact coming our way??

https://twitter.com/MattHugo81/statu...83706114064384
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23-01-2019, 16:39   #227
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Better late than never?

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08-02-2019, 13:32   #229
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I read an interesting post on Netweather that suggested there was not a split of the vortex due to a technical sww, but rather a severe wave 1 displacement event, this was the reason a piece of vortex ended up in the wrong place to bring about a beast from east.
It does not seem a convincing explanation to me, as most experts agreed there was a technical sww which led to a split vortex. It just seems like it was one of those ssw that did not work in our favour

It will be interesting to see what the experts learn ftrom this one.

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I read an interesting post on Netweather that suggested there was not a split of the vortex due to a technical sww, but rather a severe wave 1 displacement event, this was the reason a piece of vortex ended up in the wrong place to bring about a beast from east.
It does not seem a convincing explanation to me, as most experts agreed there was a technical sww which led to a split vortex. It just seems like it was one of those ssw that did not work in our favour

It will be interesting to see what the experts learn ftrom this one.
The amount of straw-clutching that has gone on with this event is amazing, so you're right, it's not a convincing argument and just looks like someone just trying to justify the many bust forecasts. If there was this wave-1 fly in the ointment, why wasn't it identified a few weeks ago? I've said all along, this one looked like being a SSW of little effect because there was never any indication of any major downward propagation, despite what many were trying to convince themselves of.

But it's given many twitter accounts some added traffic, so in the end that's what it's all about, isn't it?
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