[mythtv] Wintry Mix ?
kvandivo at ks.uiuc.edu
Sun Sep 14 20:01:45 EDT 2003
On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 01:55:46AM +0200, Tobias Blomberg wrote:
> I'm in the middle of the translation of MythWeather trying to figure out how
> to translate all weather terms. I think I have got most of them right. Just
> some questions:
> * What kind of weather is "Wintry Mix" ? Is it snow/rain mixed ?
> * Does "Sct" stand for "Scattered" ?
> * What is "Flurries" ? Isn't that something you buy at McDonald's ? No,
> seriously, it has something to do with winds, doesn't it ?
flurries are "light" snow.
> * T-Storms is the same as Thunderstorms, isn't it ?
> * An expression like "Snow to Rain", does that mean that the weather is slowly
> changing between Snow and Rain ? First it snows for a while and then it will
> shift into rain ?
the second.. snow changing to rain over time..
> * Smoke ? Is that some kind of fog ? Smog ?
> * What can I expect when the forcast says "Ice" ? Does that mean that there
> are going to be ice on the roads or do ice come down from the sky, like hail
probably both. as an actual weather event, though, it would be
freezing rain (where the precipitation falls as a liquid and freezes
'instantly' upon hitting the ground.
Kirby Vandivort Theoretical and Computational Biophysics
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