Archive for July, 2010

It’s getting HOT outside!

July 24, 2010 3 Comments
It’s getting HOT outside!

No not here but across the Mid Atlantic it is a scorcher!  They are breaking all time record highs in areas! Here  are some of the records: Richmond 105 Washington DC 101 Baltimore 100 Raleigh 100 Newark 99 Atlantic City 99 Philadelphia 97 New York City 97 The most impressive: Norfolk which tied their ALL […]

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Hello Bonnie, So. Wisco Flooding

July 23, 2010 1 Comment
Hello Bonnie, So. Wisco Flooding

This morning when I got in I searched the Milwaukee flooding after reading peoples tweets.  I can not believe that they received 7 inches in 2 hours! Here is a map that the Milwaukee NWS office put up on totals around the Madison and Milwaukee area:  Madison broke their record receiving 3.61″.  Mitchell airport received 5.61″ […]

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Milwaukee Flooding

July 22, 2010 0 Comments
Milwaukee Flooding

Major flash flooding is occurring this evening in the Milwaukee.  There have been reports of over 7 inches of rain in just 2 hours and it’s still raining.  Thankfully this once stalled east to west line of storms has started to shift further south.  Flooded roadways have caused hundreds and maybe thousands of people to […]

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Space News, Drought Update

July 22, 2010 0 Comments
Space News, Drought Update

First up, A FLASH FLOOD WATCH has been issued for Portage, Wood, Waupaca, and Waushara counties effective until 7:00pm and for Juneau, Adams, and Monroe counties effective until midnight tonight. A couple inches of rain and perhaps a bit more is possible in the southern part of the area today. Be careful of raising streams […]

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Storm Follow Up

July 21, 2010 0 Comments
Storm Follow Up

So it is official…the NWS has determined the Wittenberg storm damage to be from straight line winds.  Given the damage, the wind was estimated to be up to 90 mph…that is EF 1 strength!  Here is the official NWS damage report. The damage across northern Marathon County was also determined to be straight line winds…likely […]

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Weather, Moods and Winds

July 21, 2010 0 Comments
Weather, Moods and Winds

As Brian and Justin have both blogged about we saw several areas of damage from last nights storms.  In fact one of the the areas was in the northside of Wausau which really hits close to home.  Hearing first hand from locals really makes you remember how strong mother nature can be.  One friend said a […]

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The Latest Severe Storms

July 21, 2010 0 Comments
The Latest Severe Storms

Read Brian’s post from yesterday for additional information on the severe storms that moved through the area. I had a good perspective on the storm seeing as I was right in the heart of it when it tore through the north side of Wausau. A tree blew down on my street and blocked traffic. A […]

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Tuesday Storms Recap.

July 20, 2010 1 Comment
Tuesday Storms Recap.

After a dormant couple of years…we were reminded once again of the power of mother nature.  One severe cell in particular was very intense.  This storm down countless trees from Medford,  Wausau, Wittenberg, and points in between.  Some of the worst damage was on the northside of Wausau, in the Riverview neighborhood.  Some of the areas […]

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Progress, Make it Happen

July 20, 2010 0 Comments
Progress, Make it Happen

Continuing the AGW discussion from yesterday’s blog post – progress happens. Humans make sure it happens. Each generation of people on this planet has always tried to improve things for the next generation. They have tried to leave the next generation with more comfort, peace, and material wealth. In the industrialized world, this has led to […]

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Oil Spill and Florida Peninsula…Part Duo

July 19, 2010 1 Comment
Oil Spill and Florida Peninsula…Part Duo

Justin asked me a good question- if I saw any oil while I was home. The answer is no.  I am from the gulf side of the peninsula about an hour south of Tampa.  I wrote a response on my article yesterday explaining why I didn’t and the main reason is related to ocean currents.  […]

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