Archive for July, 2008

AGW News, colorfiul birds

July 23, 2008 0 Comments
AGW News, colorfiul birds

First a little update on all the great electric vehicle (EV) news I reported on yesterday. Besides developing the Volt, GM is also working with utility companies to make sure people will be able to charge their hybrids on the grid. The Wired blog states (as I suggested yesterday) that GM has bet its future […]

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Hurricane Dolly

July 22, 2008 0 Comments
Hurricane Dolly

Tropical Storm Dolly has now been upgraded to Hurricane Dolly.  Dolly is currently a minimal hurricane with sustained winds up to 75 miles per hour.  Dolly is gradually strengthening and continues its northwesterly track towards the far southern tip of Texas.  Dolly’s landfall is pretty definite, but there still some uncertainty as to where exactly […]

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Positive Energy News (correction on rain total)

July 22, 2008 0 Comments
Positive Energy News (correction on rain total)

If you like tracking hurricanes then you should be happy with the new National Hurricane Center website. Check it out and you will see an interactive map on the front page that shows current storms and potential storms. Today you will see Dolly and Christobal on the map. Dolly is the storm that could pose […]

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Tropics Heating UP..

July 21, 2008 0 Comments
Tropics Heating UP..

As the waters in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic heat up…so is the tropical activity threatening coastal communities.  First there is Tropical Storm Cristobal hugging the mid-Atlantic Coast.  Cristobal currently has 65 mile per hour sustained winds making it a strong tropical storm.  Given the storms forecasted track over the next couple of […]

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Bountiful Rain

July 21, 2008 0 Comments
Bountiful Rain

It rained over the weekend but most of it occurred Saturday evening and thus hopefully did not upset too many weekend plans. I did hear word that Rockfest concerts on Saturday night were postponed or delayed because of the severe weather (can’t confirm it though). I happened to get caught in the rain with my […]

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Severe Weather Recap…

July 21, 2008 0 Comments
Severe Weather Recap…

Wow, it has been a crazy weather week across the Badger State!!!  There has been severe weather somewhere across the state since Wednesday and the only day where there wasn’t a warning in our viewing area was Friday.  Let’s do a quick recap: Wednesday, July 16 – Severe storms rolled through the area around lunchtime […]

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Beautiful Viewer Photos

July 18, 2008 0 Comments
Beautiful Viewer Photos

Sorry, once again I was unable to get some good photos of the garden and lemon tree. There wasn’t any severe weather, but it rained most of the afternoon yesterday. I figured any pics of vegetation would look much better on a sunny day. In that case, this afternoon might fit the bill. Skies should […]

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Severe Weather, OLEDs, Microwave Ovens

July 17, 2008 0 Comments
Severe Weather, OLEDs, Microwave Ovens

Because of the severe weather yesterday I was unable to get an updated picture of the garden and lemon tree. Stayed tuned, hopefully tomorrow. The thunderstorms that formed yesterday ended up producing isolated large hail, high wind, and torrential downpours. Our weather watchers and viewers in the southern part of the area reported 1 to […]

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Trinity Anniversary

July 16, 2008 0 Comments
Trinity Anniversary

Because I grow vegetables, flowers, and a lemon tree, I often get questions about my gardening activities and about how things are going this year. Let me report that most things are growing just fine. I have only had to water my garden twice. This is great as compared to the last few years when […]

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Viewer Picture and Space News

July 15, 2008 0 Comments
Viewer Picture and Space News

First of all, sorry about the bad formatting of yesterday’s post. I am not sure why the text ended up changing sizes or why some of the paragraphs were out of place. It has something to do with the blogging software that we use. It is also bad at formatting pictures, so it is a […]

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