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Atmokinesis is the psychical influence of meteorological phenomena including the states of the atmosphere as measured on temperature, humidity, clarity, and activity scales. Experient influenced meteorological phenomena [weather events] are limited to current or predicted events occurring in the troposphere, which is the lowest portion of Earth’s atmosphere, and contains approximately 75% of the atmosphere’s mass. Experient influence includes day-to-day [24 hours], hour-by-hour [60 minutes] or minute-by-minute [60 seconds] temperature and precipitation modification as opposed to long-term climate-based influence. Influence can include cloud formation and precipitation such as rainfall and snowfall via induce water condensation. (Kelly, 2011)

Misconception and Myth

Associated Limits and Dangers

Experient influence appears limited to estimations of the expected value of variables in which have not yet been observed by the experient, but by which are expected to happen at a future date. In other words, experient influence does not appear to defy forecasts, which is a popular misconception. Instead, experients of atmokinetic phenomena appear to excite already predicted weather conditions. Another popular misconception, and very dangerous misconception, is in regards to experients in which attempt to direct strong breezes to their region to alleviate the discomfort of high temperatures. Warm air masses can result in thunderstorms, which can develop into supercells, a form of thunderstorm that is characterized by the presence of a mesocyclone, an air vortex. Once a mesocyclone is present, this vortex can become a violent, rotating column of air otherwise known as a tornado. Such inadvertent weather modifications may pose serious threats to many aspects of civilization including ecosystems, natural resources, food and fiber production, economic development, and human health and wellbeing. Therefore, it is imperative for experients to understand the laws that govern weather conditions as a means to prevent undesirable, and in some cases extreme, weather conditions. (Kelly, 2011)


Minutes, Hours, Days

A general limitation typically reported by experients of atmokinetic phenomena is in regards to the time between experient influence and excited weather outcomes. These limitations are day-by-day [within 24 hours], hour-by-hour, [within 60 minutes], or minute-by-minute [within 60 seconds]. There have been no reports reasonably linking more than day-by-day influence and no less than minute-by-minute influence. These reports suggest that experients are influencing existing weather conditions either currently in effect in their area, or predicted weather conditions expected to occur in their area within a 24 hour period. Experient influence also appears to be localized to the experient, whereby not affecting neighboring regions. (Kelly, 2011)

Chaotic Systems and Prediction Limitation

One limitation that should be mentioned pertains to predicting the outcome of influences. The atmosphere is a chaotic system and even the slightest of influences to one part of a weather system can excite to result in larger effects on the system as a whole than initially expected. This makes weather influencing difficult to predict accurately, especially in regards to experients influencing day-by-day [within 24 hours, but more than hour-by-hour] weather conditions even with all known values and variable considered. Chaos theory states that the slightest variation in the motion of the ground can grow with time. This idea is often referred to as the butterfly effect suggesting that the minute motions caused by the flapping wings of a butterfly could eventually result in marked changes in the state of Earth’s atmosphere. Because of this effect, this sensitivity to minute changes, weather influence will never be deterministic. This is because atmospheric flow itself is not governed by classical physical laws alone, but also quantum-like chaos with intrinsic non-local connections. (Kelly, 2011)

Measurement and Observation

Prevailing Winds and Forms of Measurement

Winds are caused by differences in pressure. When a difference in pressure exists, the air is accelerated from higher to lower pressure. Because of this, experients should be encouraged to exercise wind-based exercises in the opposing direction of wind origination. Appropriate directions are typically based on prevailing winds. Typically, experients in the United States should face southwest, experients in the United Kingdom should face east, and experients in Canada should face northeast. As these directions are only typical, experients should base their direction on prevailing winds in the specific location. Wind gusts created close to the ground [semi-localized or localized] are recommended as wind gusts in the higher atmosphere can result in destructive atmospheric effects especially during the warmer seasons. Wind gusts are short bursts of high-speed wind typically from 1 [calm] to 10 [gentle breeze] knots. For measurement, experients should obtain an anemometer. An anemometer is a device for measuring wind speed and can be divided into two classes: those that measure wind velocity, and those that measure wind pressure. For outdoor wind-based exercises, an anemometer that measures wind velocity is required. Anemometers range in type, size, and price, but can be very affordable. (Kelly, 2011)

Cloud Formation

A cloud is a visible mass of small water droplets or frozen water crystals [0.01 mm ∅] suspended in the atmosphere above the surface of the Earth. Denser clouds appear white because they exhibit a high reflectance [70% to 95%] throughout the visible wavelengths, at least from the top. In exercises pertaining to cloud formation, experients direct and concentrate large masses of humidity [water vapor] into a small area above them and then cool the area within the concentration just enough to cause cloud formation without initiating precipitation by avoiding temperatures at or below the dew point. The most commonly reported clouds formed by experients are Family C clouds [mainly cumulus and stratus clouds] and when these clouds contact the ground, they are called fog. Cumulus clouds are often referred to as “puffy” or “cotton-like” in appearance. These clouds may appear alone, in lines, or in clusters. Stratus clouds are characterized as clouds horizontally layering the sky with a uniform base, as opposed to convective clouds, which are tall or taller than they are wide [cumulus]. These clouds can be described as flat, hazy, featureless clouds of low altitude varying from dark gray to nearly white. (Kelly, 2011)

Symptoms and Side Effects

Spontaneous Heating and Cooling

Experients of atmokinetic phenomena are mild heat exchangers in regards to personal heat [body], by which they transfer thermal energy from them to a medium or from a medium to them. During periods of stress, experients report spontaneous effects pertaining to heating or cooling objects either via direct touch or through the influence of heat flow in regards to vicinal objects. Common reports involve an array of materials and substance being heated or cooled including plastics, metals, and liquids. Reported difficulties occasionally pertain to when electronic devices and circuitry are heated or cooled as devices have a maximum temperature at which a circuit should function correctly and/or can become damaged when cooled in humid spaces. In the case of heated devices, if the maximum temperature is exceeded, the result can be malfunction or premature failure. (Kelly, 2011)


  1. Kelly, Theresa M. (2011) Manual of Atmokinesis: Applications, Experimentation, and Measurement
    Charleston, South Carolina USA.

Further Reading

  1. Kelly, Theresa M.(2013) Quantum Psychics – Scientifically Understand, Enhance and Control Your Psychic Ability,
    Charleston, South Carolina USA (ISBN: 9780557034024).
  2. Kelly, Theresa M. (2011) Manual of Atmokinesis: Applications, Experimentation, and Measurement
    Charleston, South Carolina USA.

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