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Episode 033 - Hot Summer, Cold Winter

Episode 033 - Hot Summer, Cold Winter

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On today’s episode, we’re going to be talking about the weather and the relationship between seasons with extreme temperatures. In the last episode, I discussed weather as it relates to hurricanes, but those don’t necessarily affect the entire country as temperature does. Temperatures, especially on the extreme side, have quite an impact on most parts of the country, so it’s important for us to take a look further into it and understand what we need to do to prepare and protect ourselves from future fuel issues.

Listen in as I go over some of the intense heat records and temperatures that we have experienced this year. I will explain what these records mean, as well as how we can use this information to plan for upcoming seasons and the care needs for stored fuel. I’ll break down the different changes that occur, what influences the ocean and atmosphere conditions that influence our local conditions, and more.

Listen to the Full Episode:

What You'll Learn: 

  • The relationship between extreme temperatures.
  • The heat records happening recently and what we can expect next.
  • How the extreme temperatures are measured and treated.
  • How samples are collected and what they can tell us.
  • The correlation between a hot summer and a cold winter.
  • The complexities involved in predicting and dealing with climate patterns.
  • What weather patterns we may see this coming year.
  • The takeaways from the current weather predictions.
  • How to prep your fuel for cold weather.
  • Understanding how to deal with fuel in any kind of weather.
  • What gelling is and why it happens to fuel.
Ideas Worth Sharing:

  • “The two consecutive days of July the 2nd and July the 3rd were supposedly the two hottest days on planet Earth in the last 25,000 years.” - Erik Bjornstad
  • “You will often hear that if you have an unusually hot summer, that means you’re going to have an unusually cold winter. We want to take a look at that relationship.” - Erik Bjornstad
  • “A long period high-temperature measurement is basically: how many consecutive days did the temperature stay consistently over the average in the specific location and time? It’s basically a measurement of, ‘Is it hotter than normal?’” - Erik Bjornstad
  • “Any kind of cause-and-effect relationship between a hot summer and a cold winter has to take into account larger weather and oceanic patterns that you’re going to see. There are some complexities to this whole thing.” - Erik Bjornstad
  • "The difference between a hot summer and a cold winter will often be related to these shifts in oscillation patterns.” - Erik Bjornstad

Resources:

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