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So Long… Farewell!

April 21, 2011 8 Comments
So Long… Farewell!

I can’t believe the day is actually here.  Tonight will be my last night on Newsline 9.  I have so enjoyed all my time here.  The people have been fantastic.  From day one I met people that I knew I would be friends for life with.  It has been a ride for the past couple […]

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Quantum Discovery, Teleporting Real?

April 17, 2011 0 Comments
Quantum Discovery, Teleporting Real?

The reports keep coming in,the three day outbreak that lasted from Thursday to Sunday will likely go down in record books.  Atleast 43 have been killed, 21 along in North Carolina.  The destruction is endless, and the stories of survival and blessing to be alive heard from Mississippi to the Carolina’s.  Although it is great […]

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Storms of the Century?

April 16, 2011 0 Comments
Storms of the Century?

Severe storms ripped through the Mid Atlantic today causing a tornadoes to be widespread.  There are already 2 deaths being reported today in North Carolina from a twister.  This is the same line of storms that yesterday ripped through the Southeast yesterday and cause death and destruction across several states. So far from this massive storm we have seen 26 […]

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Wicked Weather Continues

April 15, 2011 0 Comments
Wicked Weather Continues

I have been awake since around 1:30 this am and the big story overnight has been related to the weather.  We are seeing a massive storm across the Nation’s midsection.  This storm is producing severe storms across the Central Plains and blizzard conditions in the Dakotas and mountains.  This storm overnight produced deadly tornadoes, so […]

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Additional Tornado Recap

April 13, 2011 0 Comments
Additional Tornado Recap

When you are a meteorologist the one of the times you defientently want to be at work is when you can save lives.  The weekends are my normal shift and it just happened to be that I was off this weekend to be in a family wedding and I just happened to be across the entire country… […]

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Active Hurricane Season Ahead

April 7, 2011 0 Comments
Active Hurricane Season Ahead

The forecasts are in….and it seems everyone is predicting an active hurricane season.  The season which officially begins June 1st and runs through Nov 30th is being forecasted as an above average one by both Colorado State University and AccuWeather who both came out with their forecasts this past week.  One of the main reasons […]

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A Look at the Farmer’s Almanac

April 3, 2011 0 Comments
A Look at the Farmer’s Almanac

As I said yesterday, I wanted to compare March/April weather with the Farmers Almanac.  So here is what they had for March… This is for the Upper Midwest and taken directly from the book. Temp 25 ( 2 degrees beow average); precip 1″ (0.5″ below average). Days 1-8, Sunny and warm. 9-14 Showers and mild. […]

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A Little April Outlook

April 2, 2011 0 Comments
A Little April Outlook

I had an idea tonight to compare the Farmers Almanac forecast to our forecast and what we are expecting for April.  I also wanted to compare what happened in March compared to the book.  But of course I forgot the book at home! 🙂 So I guess I will have to compare the details tomorrow. […]

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Contrails Warm the Earth?

March 30, 2011 0 Comments
Contrails Warm the Earth?

There are new studies coming out everyday in support and arguing against global warming.  It has been for several years and will continue to be a very controversial subject.  This article doesn’t necessarily focus directly on global warming but does give an interest to one way the earth maybe warming. This article focuses on contrails, these are the […]

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Why Antarctic Fish Don’t Freeze

March 27, 2011 0 Comments
Why Antarctic Fish Don’t Freeze

The Antartic Ocean’s temperatrues sits at 28.8 degrees.  But a a fishes blood freezes at 30.4 degrees. So how is this possible, wouldn’t this mean that the fish freeze?  But some how they don’t, so how is this possible? This little fact has been a mystery for years for scientists.  This was until little until […]

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