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  • 2014 Accumulated Cyclone Energry (ACE) data through Sept. 19
    Update on the 2014 hurricane season
    In recent years, there has been a growing trend by many in the meteorological community (media and scientists) to predict expected seasonal tropical cyclone frequency in the Atlantic and Eastern and Central Pacific Basins. Most predictions are...
  • NOAA  Satellite images of Super Typhoon Haiyan
    Super Typhoon Haiyan
    Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) packed sustained winds of 195 miles per hour (mph) with gusts up to 235 mph, according to U.S. military typhoon monitoring sources, when this most fierce of typhoons struck landfall on Tacloban City, in the...
  • Smoking Cessation and the Healthier Vaping Lifestyle!
    Move Towards a Smokeless Lifestyle - VAPING
    Health. Skincare. Fighting addiction. Smoking cessation is a topic that incorporates all of these three elements. Smoking is detrimental to your health. We all know that. Smoking is a leading cause of pre mature aging and skin damage. Yet, with...
  • Coney Island Cyclone
    The Seattle Great Wheel debuts as Coney Island's Cyclone turns 85
    While many folks in Seattle were cheering the opening of The Seattle Great Wheel on June 29, one day later the legendary Coney Island Cyclone roller coaster celebrated its 85th birthday. In honor of the coaster's historic milestone, rides on...
  • 1970 Cyclone Spoiler
    Wouldn't you rather have a Mercury?
    Buick fans like to get off how fast and rare their cars are. After all, in a Chevy world, even Oldsmobile's 4-4-2 seem to be more popular than the Buick Gran Sport.However, if you delve into production figures of brands from the muscle car era...
  • Madagascar about to be smashed by Category 4 Cyclone
    Madagascar about to be smashed by Category 4 cyclone
    Tropical CycloneGiovanna set to hit Madagascar Top news here in San Francisco is about the wet weather which seems, finally, to have arrived.And while we might complain that we were enjoying the sunshine, or be glad because we need the water, it&...
  • Stalled storm over the Great Lakes
    NASA image of or cyclone: Risk of severe storms and flooding in Maryland today
    The large cyclone that has been stalled near Chicago will slowly move east. It has colder air wraped around it, but we still have the warm and humid environment in place. The battle of air masses and the enhancement from the southeast wind will...
  • Hurricane Irene
    Hurricane Irene and my last drink
    In Columbia South Carolina, we tend to take things in a serious manner. What is meant by that is we waste few words here. When we say something, we mean it literally. If we are not very serious about something, we typically just keep our mouths...
  • Hurricane Irene
    How to keep Hurricane Irene out of your house
    Big, blustery Hurricane Irene is barreling up the East Coast and she's got her eye on your home.And when she sits around your house, she sits around your house.Kinetic Analysis Corp. expects Irene to cause as much as $13.9 billion in insured...
  • Banana prices set to skyrocket as cyclone destroys Australian crops
    Banana prices set to skyrocket as cyclone destroys Australian crops
    Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in the American diet. Which is why the recent cyclone that devastated up to 75% of the banana crop in Australia will have a major impact on banana prices going into 2011.The cyclone that hit North...
  • Low pressure
    Weather definitions - low pressure
    A low pressure area is a region where atmospheric pressure is lower than surrounding areas. It is often referred to as the center of a storm system and winds at the surface flow counter-clockwise around and into the center of the low in the...
  • satellite image of major fall storm
    Major autumnal storm affects much of the U.S.
    Fort Myers, FL broke a record high on Wednesday. The mercury topped out at 92 degrees, easily eclipsing the old record of 90 set in both 2002 and 1981. And from Texas to the southeast and then up the Atlantic seaboard, warm temperatures dominated...
  • A Tornado Watch is in effect for portions of the Chicago area until 6 am CDT Tuesday.
    Tornado Watch in effect for western Illinois and portions of the Chicago area
    A Tornado Watch has been issued for the western counties of the Chicago area until 6am CDT. The watch covers a large area that includes western Illinois, eastern Iowa, and much of Missouri for the threat of severe, possibly tornadic storms as an...
  • Front Gates of Luna Park, 2010 - 
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    Coney Island's Luna Park - Grand Opening, Memorial Day weekend 2010
    It is Memorial Day weekend – This means sun, this means sand, this means BBQs, fishing, pool-parties, and many frozen margaritas on the beach. In addition to all of that excitement, 2010’s Memorial Day weekend brings with it the (drum...