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  • Five-day precipitation forecast (through Jan. 30, 2015)
    Mid-Atlantic to New England snowstorminess
    The explosive development of an east coast low (Fig. 1) yesterday (also known as a “meteorological bomb”), resulted in heavy snow across parts of New England and the mid-Atlantic. Considering the storm spanned two days, there were...
  • WPC 1/24/15
    Major snow threat for the upcoming week
    After a brush with slush, Saturday saw a minor winter event with morning snow and afternoon drizzle. One last batch of snow in the evening signaled the storm's departure. After a short quiet period on Sunday, another storm looms for Long...
  • Movies about ‘Marvel’ superheroines are overdue
    Movies about ‘Marvel’ superheroines are overdue
    In July 2014, Thor the god of thunder became Thor the goddess of thunder. Anyone who spent their youth reading “Marvel” comic books underwent a major paradigm shift. Was this a ploy to draw in female moviegoers? Most comic book lovers...
  • Texas Department of Public Safety issues cold weather health precautions
    Texas Department of Public Safety issues cold weather health precautions
    With much of Texas expected to experience freezing temperatures, chilling winds, ice storms and snow, the Texas Department of Public Safety urges citizens to take extra precautions to prevent serious health problems including frostbite and...
  • Fixing America - calming the storm of lust
    Fixing America - calming the storm of lust
    Jethro advised Moses that national leaders ought to hate covetousness (Exodus 18:21). Samuel warned Israel about government excess spending and high taxes (1 Samuel 8:10-18). Modern governments have far exceeded the ten percent tax which he...
  • Thunderstorm
    How to be strengthened in the midst of a storm
    David's own men held him responsible for the tragic raid on Ziklag by the Amalekites. They had burned Ziklag and taken captive all the women and children. When David and his men returned to Ziklag and discovered what had happened, they wept...
  • Flying an unmanned aerial vehicles UAV
    Using drones to investigate climate change
    The convergence of unmanned aerial vehicles applications (popularly called drones) in consumer and commercial markets is already here. Leaving behind military and defense utilizations, drones have been gradually penetrating into our lives and send...
  • Stop the storm
    Can't learn to walk, because you are holding them up
    When you enable someone, you disable them. There are certain instances where we desire to help others, but in actually we are enabling them. Not enabling them to do better, but enabling them to continue in their disability. Looking in scripture,...
  • The Storm of the Century
    The Storm of the Century
    We know there been storms that been considered "The Storm of the Century" such as hurricanes in the Atlantic ocean and typhoons in the Pacific ocean. Katrina was a devastating hurricane that swept over Louisiana flooding New Orleans, But...
  • Stockton California
    Sacramento storm due midweek: Expecting floods, mudslides, power outages
    The National Weather Service is calling for a huge storm that may produce flash flooding, mudslides, power outages, slick roads, fallen trees, overflowing rivers and streams in the Northern California area, beginning Wednesday night.This storm is...
  • Surface weather map for late on Dec. 2, 2014
    California rain and snow is here and more is coming
    California remains locked in drought. As of last week, fully one-third of the state was categorized as having a severe to exceptional drought (Fig. 1). However, some relief has already arrived and more is on the way. Two storm systems are...
  • National watch-warning map (Nov. 25, 2014)
    A not so thankful wintry Thanksgiving forecast
    Typically, on or about the Thanksgiving travel day some form of inclement weather impacts parts of the U.S. This shouldn’t be surprising since the U.S. is as large as it is and weather systems (highs and lows) are small enough to allow each...
  • 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....