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  • Snow alert in Buffalo, New York
    Snow alert in Buffalo, New York
    Buffalo, New York has made national headlines once again due to the massive amount of lake effect snow that has been dumped on the area. The storm started Monday, November 17, 2014 and still continues three days later.The snow is relentless as it...
  • Graph of U.S. snow cover on Nov. 16 (period 2003 - 2014)
    Record mid-November snow cover across the U.S.
    Although the National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center (NOHRSC) data set has only been in existence since 2003, the snow cover the NOHRSC reported across the U.S. (and a small part of southwest Canada) on the morning of Nov. 16, 2014...
  • Storm clouds arriving in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Weather changes are taking place in California
    About a month ago, I wrote an article on changes that are taking place in California's weather pattern.In the last two months, October and November, every week there has been little rain, and the Sierras had a mixture of little rain and snow....
  • The great holiday weekend storm of 1962
    The great holiday weekend storm of 1962
    In 1962, on the 12th of October (and continuing into the early hours of October 13) Hurricane Frieda wreaked enormous damage in Greater Vancouver. Gusts reached 78 mph (125 k/ph) at the Sea Island Weather Station. Windows of downtown department...
  • Ongoing heavy rainfall in southwest Florida - September 2014
    Southwest Florida surrenders to ongoing heavy rainfall
    Collier County, FL, Naples and surrounding areas are waterlogged! Atop August’s foot of rainfall across the area, another foot has already fallen in some parts of the county so far during September. The area from Pine Ridge Boulevard to...
  • Are you prepared for the coming harsh winter?
    Are you prepared for the coming harsh winter?
    According to Accuweather and “The Farmers' Almanac,” a colder, snowy winter (2014-2015) is predicted for the Baltimore area and for much of the country. To be forewarned is to be forearmed. This article discusses how to get ready...
  • Spaghetti plots explained
    Spaghetti plots explained
    Listen to any TV weather report concerning Atlantic Ocean area tropical storms and hurricanes and you’ll hear the term, “spaghetti plot” mentioned. Today (Sun., Aug. 24, 2014), spaghetti plots (Fig. 01) surfaced as soon as...
  • Into the Storm Poster
    Movie Review: 'Into the Storm' not entirely a disaster
    Into the Storm, directed by Steven Quale, is a disaster-laden film focused on the town of Silverton. When a series of abrupt and unpredictable tornados touch down on the small town, several of the townsfolk get caught in the middle of the chaos....
  • Venice Beach, Catalina Island struck by lightning; 14 struck, 1 dead
    Venice Beach, Catalina Island struck by lightning; 14 struck, 1 dead
    At around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, a rare summer lightning storm shot a bolt of lightning that hit the water off the coast of Southern California at Venice Beach and Catalina Island, striking 14 people, killing one and leaving another in...
  • Storm #1 review
    Storm #1 review
    Storm, Ororo Munroe, first appeared in Giant Size X Men #1 in 1975. She was created by Len Wein and Dave Cockrum. She has the ability to control the weather, so watch out if you make her mad she just might send a light bolt or a tornado after you...
  • Mississippi woman along with horse she was riding die after lightning strike
    Mississippi woman along with horse she was riding die after lightning strike
    A Mississippi woman and the horse she was riding are dead following a cloud-to-ground lightning strike, authorities reported on Saturday (July 12).Clarke County EMA Director Eddie Ivy said 23-year-old Shannon Mosely was riding a horse about 4:30 p...
  • A View from the Barstool
    A Stormy Night In Memphis
    Today, I will talk about my adventures from last night through all the storm and weary traveling in Memphis.As the bottom fell out while driving, I made a bee-line to be favorite spot, TGI Fridays - Wolfchase, to get some supper and a drink due to...
  • Storms sweep through area with mixed impact to local waters
    Storms sweep through area with mixed impact to local waters
    A big front swept through the Southern Tier last night, but impact to local waters is mixed. As of this morning, some rivers and creeks showed only small increases, while the big warmwater rivers have yet to crest. The Choconut Creek in Vestal, a...
  • Lake Mead woman without life jacket treads water
    Lake Mead tread water: Woman without life jacket endures lake storm, 8 ft swells
    A woman stranded in Lake Mead had to tread water for over three hours while she endured powerful storm winds and 8 ft. swells. Officials are saying that the woman demonstrated remarkable strength and stamina, managing to stay afloat even without...
  • Happy Sailing - A Devotion
    Happy Sailing - A Devotion
    I John 4:17-18 (NLT)And as we live in God, our love grows more perfect. So we will not be afraid on the Day of Judgment, but we can face him with confidence because we live like Jesus here in this world. Such love has no fear, because perfect love...