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12 March 2013

When The Waves Turn The Minutes To Hours

Last weeks big Nor’easter dumped very heavy snow in New England and it brought unusually high winds to the East Coast. From Norfolk to Boston. One of the NOAA buoys located 26 miles SE of Cape May New Jersey, or about 20 nautical miles off of Fenwick Island in Delaware, recorded the second highest waves on it’s record. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ 510 PM EST SAT MAR 09 2013 …DELAWARE BAY BUOY …

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5 March 2013

Why It’s So Difficult To Forecast Snowfall

Big Storm Brewing  March looks like it will come in like a lion this week with a major storm likely to cause significant disruptions from Northern Virginia to Maine. The heaviest snow will probably fall just west fo the I-95 corridor but it will be a heavy wet snow, and it may be heavy enough to cause major power outages. Some guidance is indicating over 2 feet of snow and that might even cause structural damage …

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4 March 2013

What Happens If The Frozen Arctic Mud Melts

This video courtesy of the Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media and Science Journalist  Peter Sinclair:

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1 March 2013

Hottest Summer Ever Down Under

From the Bureau of Meteorology in Australia today: Bureau of Meteorology confirms it’s been the hottest summer on record This summer hasn’t just felt hot. It’s been hot. The numbers are in, and the Bureau has confirmed this summer has been Australia’s hottest on record. The most extreme heat occurred in the first three weeks of January during an exceptionally widespread and prolonged heatwave. The highest temperature recorded during the …

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