Archive for September, 2008

Fall Colors

September 22, 2008 0 Comments
Fall Colors

I wanted to direct you all to a great website that displays a county by county updated report on fall colors across the state.  Check it Out!!!  This site is updated almost daily, so it should suit as a great guide when planning a nice drive.  You can see many counties are approaching or are […]

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A Tribute

September 22, 2008 0 Comments
A Tribute

I have to go to a school this morning for a special reading event so I don’t have a lot of time for a detailed blog post and that means I need to start out with a tribute to Megan Syner. She had her final broadcast at channel 9 last night. She is going to […]

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So Long and Thank You…

September 21, 2008 1 Comment
So Long and Thank You…

The time that I have spent in central Wisconsin has been my most memorable by far!  I have to admit that I love the area, I love the people and I love the weather.  As you have already heard, I accepted a job with the National Weather Service in Great Falls, MT as a Forecaster […]

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Nice Weekend Ahead

September 19, 2008 0 Comments
Nice Weekend Ahead

As I discussed yesterday, today will be very summer-like, but not Indian Summer. At one point I was unsure whether we would hit 80 degrees anymore this year, but today will be close. We might also be able to squeeze out an 80 degree day during the last couple days of September or early October […]

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Not Indian Summmer Yet

September 18, 2008 0 Comments
Not Indian Summmer Yet

It is that time of year to talk a little bit about Indian Summer. A lot of people use the term but the definition is rather nebulous. If you look around the net, you will find several different explanations as to the origins of the term, but what really matters is what it means here […]

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Volt and Phoenix

September 17, 2008 0 Comments
Volt and Phoenix

Since the Chevy Volt production model was just being rolled out around this time yesterday there were not many pictures available to share. Today wired.com has a nice spread and the car looks nice. The all electric Volt is projected to hit showrooms in late 2010 and cost about $40,000. The price is a little […]

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Incremental Progress

September 16, 2008 0 Comments
Incremental Progress

Last week I was talking about how technological progress tends to be more incremental nowadays but that it still adds up to big change. Keeping track of all the new inventions, alternatives, and conservation strategies from week to week, we never see any really big breakthroughs, but before you know it, a couple years down […]

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$$$$$$$Ike$$$$$$$$

September 15, 2008 0 Comments
$$$$$$$Ike$$$$$$$$

First off, my heart goes out to the folks effected by the disaster known as Ike.  The images from the Texas Coastline are haunting.  I couldn’t agree more with Justin’s blog post this morning.  When will we learn our lesson? Hurricanes have always existed, but it is the growth of our vulnerable coastlines that make […]

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To rebuild or not to rebuild?

September 15, 2008 0 Comments
To rebuild or not to rebuild?

I got so busy talking about other things last week that I wasn’t able to get to the latest ENSO Discussion (El Nino/La Nina). If you read the diagnostic discussion, you will find that neutral conditions continued through August and neutral conditions are expected for the next 3 months. The computer models are mostly indicating […]

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A lot about energy and AGW

September 12, 2008 0 Comments
A lot about energy and AGW

I was happy to see the rain come down yesterday. How about you? I find it odd that with the drier than normal weather over the last 6 years (including this year) I enjoy a rainy day. When there is a downpour, it is exciting and "new". It shouldn’t be this way. We should have […]

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