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Disturbance Along North Carolina Coast; Severe Storms in the Central U.S.; Widespread Heat Concerns

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring an area of low pressure just offshore of North Carolina for tropical or subtropical development. Heavy rain, flooding and gusty winds are possible along coastal sections of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast the next few days. Severe storms are likely today in the Central U.S. and heat related products extend from the Southwest into parts of the East. 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?