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Strong Storm System To Impact The West

A large, strong and moist Pacific storm system will impact a good portion of the West on Friday through the upcoming weekend. Heavy rain, strong winds, heavy mountain snow and rough surf can be expected. The heavy rain may result in some flash flooding on Friday and Saturday across northern portions of California and southwestern Oregon, especially near recent burn scar areas. Read More >

Altimeter Setting

by Tim Brice and Todd Hall

 

 
 
 
 
Enter the elevation of the station and choose your units6: Altimeter Setting in in. of mercury:
feet meters in HG
Enter your station pressure (not the altimeter setting) and choose your units: Altimeter Setting in mm of mercury:
in of mercury mm of mercury millibars (hPA) mm HG
  Altimeter Setting in millibars (hPa):
  mb (hPA)

 

What is the formula for the altimeter setting script?