ASTRO BOB Last night's Jupiter-moon halo plus storms swirl on Saturn
Powerful fine stuff. It wasn't enough that Jupiter lined up with the full moon last night. Across northern Minnesota an ice halo encircled the pair for much of the evening making the show a skywatch... Posted on 11/29/12 at 1:17 PM
CLOUDBURST Name That Storm!
Naming Hurricanes has been a practice for a long time. Doing so helps both the public and emergency managers keep track of the storms and distinguish between simultaneous storms. A new plan by the Wea... Posted on 11/28/12 at 11:17 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! The Hail With It
Friday's rainstorm prompted interesting scanner chatter, but it also left me with a minor dilemma, as I was uncertain how to describe for my story the bits of hail that fell on Jamestown.
The hailsto... Posted on 8/15/11 at 6:00 AM
Middle America was getting everything nature has to throw at it on Thursday, from snow in the north to tornadoes in the Plains, and with torrential rains causing floods and transportation chaos in several states — and a sinkhole in Chicago.
SHUQUALAK, Miss. (AP) — A strong spring storm that socked the Midwest with ice and heavy, wet snow made its way east, raking the South with tornadoes Thursday, with three deaths blamed on the rough weather and thousands of people without power.
Holbrook Mohr, Associated Press
, April 11, 2013
CINCINNATI (AP) — A powerful winter storm system pounded the nation's midsection Wednesday and headed toward the Northeast, where people braced for the high winds and heavy snow that disrupted holiday travel, knocked out power to thousands of homes and were blamed in at least six deaths.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press
, December 26, 2012
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wild summer thunderstorms slammed parts of the Southwest, stranding residents in Navajo Nation in their homes in northern Arizona and leaving an already squalid mobile home community in Southern California deep in water and worry.
Gillian Flaccus and Ken Ritter, Associated Press
, September 12, 2012
It can be one of the most terrifying sounds of the summer.
The wail of the sirens indicating a severe weather warning has been issued is hard to miss. For 3 minutes the sirens scream to alert you that a hazardous weather condition exists and you should take steps to protect yourself and your family from harm.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An Indiana toddler found in a field after violent tornadoes died Sunday after being taken off life support, ending a hopeful tale for survivors in the Midwest and South picking through the storms’ devastation.
Rebecca Yonker, Associated Press
, March 05, 2012
HENRYVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes wrecked two Indiana towns and killed at least three people Friday as the system tore roofs off schools and homes, flattened a fire station, flipped over tractor-trailer trucks and damaged a maximum security prison. It was the second deadly tornado outbreak this week.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama stood on a bridge overlooking the rain-swollen and fast-rushing Passaic River in Paterson, New Jersey's third-largest city, and said Sunday the federal government would work to rebuild towns recovering from Hurricane Irene's wrath.
Darlene Superville, Associated Press
, September 04, 2011
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Tropical Storm Emily brushed past Puerto Rico and set its sights on the Dominican Republic and Haiti, where more than 630,000 people are still without shelter after last year's earthquake.
Trenton Daniel, Associated Press
, August 03, 2011
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