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Date-time organization and ordering

Ever since my computer science instructor at Florida State University (circa 1970) explained how best to handle organizing/ordering date-time information, I have been the poster child of sharing that approach. As we get close to changing from 2014 to 2015, the issue has resurfaced. So, I’m taking a few moments…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 11/29/14

mathematics, weather

Cold frontal passage cycle continues across Southwest Florida

If you thought October and November were chilly months in Collier and Lee Counties, you were mostly right. Starting around Oct. 4, 2014, the first in a series of cold fronts pushed through southwest Florida. Then, just about every eight days another front followed (Fig, 1). In fact, for the 52-day period ending Nov. 21, 2014…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 11/22/14

weather

It’s been chilly and now more cold fronts are enroute to Southwest Florida

A weak, mostly moisture-starved, cold front is sneaking through south Florida this Friday morning. Aside from a widespread area of low stratus clouds to the north of the front, a significant atmospheric pressure rise, a wind shift to northerly and an increase in wind speed, the front is “dry.” Later today, with limited morning and early afternoon sunshine, temperatures…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 11/14/14