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Predicting The Weather For A Great RV Trip

Article Contributed By Sally Writes You can see the world in your RV camper, and it costs a fraction of what it would do if you were staying in hotels. You can leave when you want, park up when you want, the world is there at your feet. No wonder 41 million Americans go camping every year - it gives you an amazing sense of freedom. The only thing that can sometimes hamper your plans however is there weather. Perhaps you’d decided to stop for a hiking trip round Yellowstone. Or maybe you’d decided to spend some time exploring Yosemite, but then got up and found there was torrential rain. So what can you do to predict the weather? Install a weather station You may be on the move in an RV, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t install a weather station. Sure you might get an app on your phone that gives a vague prediction, but what happens when you are out of service? Or perhaps you would simply like a cellphone free vacation. Either way, a weather station will give you really accurate readings that you can use to make plans on your trip. It can track the barometric pressure and temperature, so that you know if there’s a thunderstorm on the way, or if there is going to be blazing sunshine and a heatwave. They are easily mounted on the top or side o your RV, and don’t take up a lot of space. Learn your weather lore Most weather lore is actually based in science, and can help you to plan your strip. Take for instance the saying “red sky at night is a shepherd’s delight,” meaning that if there is a red sky, there is likely to be a fine, dry day tomorrow. The red sky is actually due to small particles of dust being trapped in our atmosphere due to high pressure moving in from the west. This means that there is likely to be fair weather the next day. The phrase “red sky in the morning, sailor’s warning,” meaning that a red sky indicates that there is going to be poor weather, and rain. The red sky is caused by a drop in the barometric pressure - the area of high pressure has already moved east. As a result the weather will be windy, wet and unsettled. Tune in to local weather Tuning into the local weather radio station can give you a good indication of what the weather will be in the area that you are staying. You can also tune into NOAA Weather Radio (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) which is an automated network of United States Weather Radio. You will need a special receiver, but these are sold in most large stores, and also available online. Don’t let the weather hamper your activities when you are on your RV trip. There are many ways that you can predict the weather, so you can plan your vacation around the sunshine and rain. RESOURCES July 2018: Number of participants in camping in the United States from 2006 to 2017 (in millions) : www.statista.com Sally Writes: RV Camping In Yosemite: Deepening Your Spiritual Connection With Nature: www.happyvagbonds.com Tom Groetwohl: 8th August 2014: I went 16 months without a cell phone and my life was so much better: www.elitedaily.com Is the old adage “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in morning, sailor’s warning” true, or is it just an old wives’ tale?: www.loc.gov Best home weather stations 2018: www.weatherstationadvisor.com Weather news: www.tunein.com
Predicting The Weather For A Great RV Trip
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Predicting The Weather For A Great RV

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Article Contributed By Sally Writes You can see the world in your RV camper, and it costs a fraction of what it would do if you were staying in hotels. You can leave when you want, park up when you want, the world is there at your feet. No wonder 41 million Americans go camping every year - it gives you an amazing sense of freedom. The only thing that can sometimes hamper your plans however is there weather. Perhaps you’d decided to stop for a hiking trip round Yellowstone. Or maybe you’d decided to spend some time exploring Yosemite, but then got up and found there was torrential rain. So what can you do to predict the weather? Install a weather station You may be on the move in an RV, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t install a weather station. Sure you might get an app on your phone that gives a vague prediction, but what happens when you are out of service? Or perhaps you would simply like a cellphone free vacation. Either way, a weather station will give you really accurate readings that you can use to make plans on your trip. It can track the barometric pressure and temperature, so that you know if there’s a thunderstorm on the way, or if there is going to be blazing sunshine and a heatwave. They are easily mounted on the top or side o your RV, and don’t take up a lot of space. Learn your weather lore Most weather lore is actually based in science, and can help you to plan your strip. Take for instance the saying “red sky at night is a shepherd’s delight,” meaning that if there is a red sky, there is likely to be a fine, dry day tomorrow. The red sky is actually due to small particles of dust being trapped in our atmosphere due to high pressure moving in from the west. This means that there is likely to be fair weather the next day. The phrase “red sky in the morning, sailor’s warning,” meaning that a red sky indicates that there is going to be poor weather, and rain. The red sky is caused by a drop in the barometric pressure - the area of high pressure has already moved east. As a result the weather will be windy, wet and unsettled. Tune in to local weather Tuning into the local weather radio station can give you a good indication of what the weather will be in the area that you are staying. You can also tune into NOAA Weather Radio (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) which is an automated network of United States Weather Radio. You will need a special receiver, but these are sold in most large stores, and also available online. Don’t let the weather hamper your activities when you are on your RV trip. There are many ways that you can predict the weather, so you can plan your vacation around the sunshine and rain. RESOURCES July 2018: Number of participants in camping in the United States from 2006 to 2017 (in millions) : www.statista.com Sally Writes: RV Camping In Yosemite: Deepening Your Spiritual Connection With Nature: www.happyvagbonds.com Tom Groetwohl: 8th August 2014: I went 16 months without a cell phone and my life was so much better: www.elitedaily.com Is the old adage “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in morning, sailor’s warning” true, or is it just an old wives’ tale?: www.loc.gov Best home weather stations 2018: www.weatherstationadvisor.com Weather news: www.tunein.com
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Predicting The Weather For A Great RV Trip
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