Category: Weather

Groundhog Day 2011 Update

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Updated Groundhog Day 2011, and it is right around the corner, as February has arrived, which means this low echelon holiday is right around the corner for us. Let me be straightforward here. When it comes to this low priority holiday, there are two opposing views, one of which holds this unheralded holiday to be …

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Spring 2011 Likely to Bring Major Flooding In North Central U.S.

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A large swath of the country is at risk of moderate to major flooding this spring, from northeastern Montana through western Wisconsin following the Mississippi River south to St. Louis, National Weather Service flood experts are forecasting. Today the agency released an initial spring flood outlook for this high risk region and will release a …

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Natural Disasters

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Natural Disasters Natural disasters are synonymous with natural hazards. Sometimes, the two are even interchanged. Actually, there is a thin margin that defines the difference of the two. Natural hazards are dangers that should be foreseen in nature like earthquakes and tidal waves. A natural hazard becomes a natural disaster if it has casualties. In …

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Super Typhoon Megi Hits Northern Phillipines Monday

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Super Typhoon Megi, or Typhoon Juan as known by some, has made landfall near the Luzon Island town of Palanan Bay in the Isabela Province, downing trees, utility poles, and power lines. It had maximum sustained winds of 225 kph (140 mph) and gusts up to 260 kph (162 mph). As it made landfall, winds …

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Hurricane Preparedness-Hurricane Basics-Are You Prepared For The Next Hurricane?

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Hurricane preparedness is becoming more important not only because we are now going into the brunt of hurricane season, it is also because the storms seem to be getting stronger. Another point to consider is that more and more people are locating closer to the Atlantic Ocean, if not directly on it. In this first …

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Vast Pool of Arctic Fresh Water Could Cool Europe According to British Scientists

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According to British Scientists, a vast pool of expanding Arctic fresh water could cool Europe potentially causing another ice age. This is something that we suspected for some time now, and was portrayed in the movie Day After Tomorrow, however in the movie portrayed, it was much more extreme. In real life, the scientists have …

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June 1 2011 Tornado Watch & Warnings Issued For Northeastern US

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Tornado Watch Issued For Northeastern US Including New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Southeast Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and regional coastal waters.   A Tornado Watch has been issued in some States and Counties in the United States today. This is because system of strong storms is headed straight for the northeastern United …

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Tropical Storm Richard Expected to be Hurricane Richard Today Soaking Honduras

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Tropical Storm Richard is expected to become Hurricane Richard later in the day today, as it soaks the Honduras coast with heavy rains and winds. Authorities in the Central American nation are warning residents of deadly flooding and mudslide and have issued states of maximum alert in four coastal provinces being affected by the storm. …

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Unseasonably Warm Temperatures To Continue In Alabama Through Weekend

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Event: Special Weather Statement Alert: Unseasonably Warm Temperatures To Continue In Alabama Through Weekend THE HOT SUMMER TIME WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES WILL ONCE AGAIN REACH INTO THE UPPER 90S…WITH SEVERAL LOCATIONS LIKELY HITTING 100 DEGREES EACH DAY…ESPECIALLY IN THE SOUTHWEST.

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Tornado Watch Issued For Boston 6-1, 2011 Until 8 PM

Tornado Watch Issued For Boston 6/1/2011 The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Boston as hazardous weather forms in the northeast United States. From the National Weather Service: THE MAIN THREATS FROM THESE POSSIBLE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FROM LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS. ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. A TORNADO …

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