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Blizzard Or Not????

December 11, 2009 0 Comments
Blizzard Or Not????

So for the first time in a very long time Tuesday morning we had a blizzard warning posted for central Wisconsin, including Marathon County.  But did we in fact have a ‘blizzard’ or was it just another very strong snowstorm.  Well a blizzard does in fact have a technical criteria.  Blizzard conditions are described as a […]

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Hidden Agendas????

December 2, 2009 0 Comments
Hidden Agendas????

I have always said that one of the biggest arguements about global warming is how you make your agruement.  In previous blogs I have warned you about how scientists will use the best timeframe or numbers available to prove their point…can you blame them..this is the smartest way to get a point across.  But what […]

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Tropical Storm Sconie

August 14, 2009 1 Comment
Tropical Storm Sconie

I am still amazed by the MVC (Mesoscale Vorticity Center) that brought a ton of rainfall to Wausau last night and continues to do so off to the east.  Currently the storm complex is centered over northern Lake Michigan.  To address a couple comments…The storm definitely had or has the looks of a tropical cyclone when […]

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Report Storms..

June 26, 2009 0 Comments
Report Storms..

With the potential for thunderstorms tomorrow, I wanted to remind you all about a couple different tools available through waow.com.  First, this will be a great opportunity to use the new ITrak Radar.  The new radar interface will allow you to zoom to street level while analysing each storm.  The built in parameters will tell […]

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A Peek At Memorial Day Weekend..

May 13, 2009 0 Comments
A Peek At Memorial Day Weekend..

Most places picked up some very nice rainfall this evening, and the severe weather was minimal…a big ++.  Now lets hope for some nice weather ahead.  I’m sure plans are already being made and many of you are already looking forward to the Memorial Day Weekend.  I thought we could take a quick look at a long […]

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Storms Recap

April 25, 2009 0 Comments
Storms Recap

Along with quite the lightning show and heavy rain, last night’s storms produced a lot of hail.  If your reading this, there is a pretty good chance at least one of the storm cells brought you some hail.  Fortunately most of the hail was less then one inch in diameter, but there were a few […]

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Skier’s Paradise

March 25, 2009 0 Comments
Skier’s Paradise

While some Midwest Ski Resorts close up shop for the year, Mountain resorts out west are gearing up for at least one last Hurrah!!  An intense storm system could dump over 2 feet of snow to Colorado Resorts by the end of the week, to the delight of many spring breakers who pass up beaches […]

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Interactive Tools…

March 18, 2009 0 Comments
Interactive Tools…

In Justin’s morning post he talked about the dedication and preparations we take before the upcoming severe weather season.  Here at Channel 9 we are also finding different ways for YOU to be involved.  We will soon launch a couple different interactive tools YOU can use to track storms.  First I want to talk about what will […]

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Hurricane Forecasting and Moving Ice

March 12, 2009 0 Comments
Hurricane Forecasting and Moving Ice

Two nights ago when we had winds top over 40 mph in Central Wisconsin, the winds gusted near 60 mph across Green Bay and Door County.  The high winds were actually strong enough to break off a huge section of ice in Green Bay and send it into Lake Michigan.  Totally awesome for us…Visible Satellite […]

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Turn The Clocks For Snow

March 6, 2009 0 Comments
Turn The Clocks For Snow

Don’t forget to turn you clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night.  As we ‘spring’ forward winter weather will return Sunday.  We are closely tracking a storm system that could bring significant snow to the area on Sunday.  The National Weather Service has already posted a Winter Storm Watch for much of […]

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