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« on: 07/05/2007 19:52:01 »
Is Fog just a big old cloud that is resting on the ground ?

If it is a cloud then how did it get there ?...did it form at ground level ? or did it form in the sky and plummet downwards ?

Is Fog like a rain clouds ?...if so , how come we don't get wet when inside one ?

Is Mist just diluted Fog ?


I wish I knew...but I don't have the foggiest !!!  ;D  *LOL...groan*


do ewe ?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 07/05/2007 19:52:38 »
Errr... I thought fogs were clouds which we low down.. Maybe I'm wrong?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 07/05/2007 19:55:46 »
Oh sorry! I didn't read your post correctly.. It is lower down because the contact, where the cold and hot air meet, is at a lower point?
 

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« Reply #3 on: 07/05/2007 19:58:42 »
 

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« Reply #4 on: 07/05/2007 20:11:19 »
Have you never been up a mountain in the early hours of the morning, as you first see the mist form in the valleys below, and gradually rise as the morning begins to warm?
 

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« Reply #5 on: 07/05/2007 20:12:45 »
Ermm err.. Does that mean George is following with me, or against me? I see it that George is agreeing.. :-\
 

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« Reply #6 on: 07/05/2007 20:37:13 »
Have you never been up a mountain in the early hours of the morning, as you first see the mist form in the valleys below, and gradually rise as the morning begins to warm?

THANKS GEORGE:

*hmmm  checks pockets*...I'm all fresh out of mountains !!

I can't say I have but London for instance is not (as far as I know) at the bottom of a valley flanked by a mountain range !!..But I do get your point !....then why can fog hang around all day then ?

GREAT PICCYS SEANY !!  (well..not really...LOL!!...on second thoughts...they are great !!)
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« Reply #7 on: 07/05/2007 20:47:49 »
Heeheee! Thanks for the compliment! ;)
 

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« Reply #8 on: 07/05/2007 20:49:38 »


Neily ;)
 

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« Reply #9 on: 07/05/2007 21:15:32 »
Wow !!..yet again..eweve got me to a tee !!..in fact...eweve made me extra handsome me laddio !!
 

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« Reply #10 on: 07/05/2007 21:16:51 »
LOL! ;) You are handsome indeed ;)
 

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« Reply #11 on: 11/05/2007 07:10:34 »


Neily ;)

Nice pics.. I live in a fog belt! humboldt county for years was known for fog.. they used to say when I was a wee girl that it was the second foggiest place in the world.. I want to say london or somewhere in england was on the list above us . The weather has changed drasticly here over 46 years and we have less fog, but it can get really bad to the point of zero visibility coming down on the mountain side some nights can be wickedly dangerous, as you  must open your car door and drive 5 miles an hour to see where the center line is on the road! Coming off the mountain you better stay on the road or you could easily find yourself off the edge and into the canyon or the river, and rocks! but you would free fall for about  800 to 1500 ft down before getting there!
 

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« Reply #12 on: 11/05/2007 11:52:40 »
Nice pics.. I live in a fog belt! humboldt county for years was known for fog.. they used to say when I was a wee girl that it was the second foggiest place in the world.. I want to say london or somewhere in england was on the list above us . The weather has changed drasticly here over 46 years and we have less fog, but it can get really bad to the point of zero visibility coming down on the mountain side some nights can be wickedly dangerous, as you  must open your car door and drive 5 miles an hour to see where the center line is on the road! Coming off the mountain you better stay on the road or you could easily find yourself off the edge and into the canyon or the river, and rocks! but you would free fall for about  800 to 1500 ft down before getting there!

Up until the mid 1950's, London could have some horrendous smogs (not quite the same thing as ordinary fog), but since the clean air act, it is not a particularly foggy or smoggy place (in fact, pollution issues aside, urban areas are usually about 2 or 3 degrees centigrade warmer than the surrounding countryside, and this tends to mean they get less fog).
 

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« Reply #13 on: 11/05/2007 17:37:20 »
I imagine the old pulp mills around here contributed to our smog also but also the fog was real bad. The stacks are closed down these days and the old burners gone . Only one left. so alot less foggy on the coast but coming off the mountain there are some nasty fogs coming down.
 

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« Reply #14 on: 11/05/2007 18:14:32 »


Neily ;)

He has that much hair? I don't think so - but ....

 

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« Reply #15 on: 11/05/2007 23:34:34 »
wow that's funny. i always heard that london was super foggy all the time too. that's the only reason i didn't want to go there.... i'm gonna need a passport
 

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« Reply #16 on: 12/05/2007 00:30:44 »
wow that's funny. i always heard that london was super foggy all the time too. that's the only reason i didn't want to go there.... i'm gonna need a passport

I am sure I should be getting a commission from the British tourist board sometime - they have never gotten in touch with me about it - must remind them of all the good work I am doing on their behalf ;D
 

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« Reply #17 on: 12/05/2007 01:32:06 »
if i actually went to england i think i'd end up just sitting there listening to people talk and then they'd know i was a tourist for sure and think i'm weird cuz i'd keep asking them to say words over again. lol... sometimes i watch the bbc world news just to hear the news people talk...
 

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« Reply #18 on: 12/05/2007 01:33:24 »
and i'll give them a call for you and let them know that you are doing fantastic things for their economy
 

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« Reply #19 on: 12/05/2007 03:10:43 »
LOL kadie! You are funny! LOL
 

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« Reply #20 on: 12/05/2007 03:53:32 »
yes... it's a weird thing to love.... maybe i should just move. i already almost speak the language! lol
 

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« Reply #21 on: 12/05/2007 04:03:49 »
Language is very beautiful no matter where I have ever heard it!
 

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« Reply #22 on: 12/05/2007 04:04:10 »
if i actually went to england i think i'd end up just sitting there listening to people talk and then they'd know i was a tourist for sure and think i'm weird cuz i'd keep asking them to say words over again. lol... sometimes i watch the bbc world news just to hear the news people talk...


LOL...I am a victim of this uniquely American phenomena.

I remember this one time in band camp....erhm...nope !!...I mean...I recall one particular American chap in a store kept asking me to  say certain phrases. he also asked me if I knew Prince Charles !!.....
 

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« Reply #23 on: 12/05/2007 04:05:56 »
ha ha! i'm glad i'm not the only one. it's the only accent i can't seem to get enough of!
 

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« Reply #24 on: 12/05/2007 04:16:47 »
ha ha! i'm glad i'm not the only one. it's the only accent i can't seem to get enough of!

...and we luff your accents too !!..YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!
 

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