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8 September 2016

OSIRIS Launches Toward Asteroid. It Will Bring Back a Piece of it!

I did a satellite interview with NASA Scientist Lucy McFadden Thursday about the launch of the OSIRIS probe. If all goes well, it will do something never done before, and bring back a few pieces of an asteroid orbiting the sun. You can see the interview below:

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6 September 2016

August in the Northeast U.S. One of The Hottest On Record

The cities in yellow (From NE Regional Climate Center) had the hottest August average temp. on record. It was also very dry in some areas, with well below average rainfall. Washington missed the record by 0.1 degrees F.   Across the country, August was the 21st consecutive month with more record highs than record lows! This itself is a new record. Meteorologist Guy Walton keeps track of this, and in …

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4 September 2016

The Ocean is Roaring in Ocean City, Maryland

Below is a short live remote I did this morning from near the inlet in Ocean City. Depending on the track and strength of Hermine, conditions may still get worse from the Eastern Shore of Maryland, all the way to Long Island tonight ,and Labor Day. If we are lucky, the storm will stay far enough offshore to keep the coastal flooding to moderate. Stalled out storms are not handled …

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1 September 2016

Look at The Cone- NOT the line Inside It

Hurricane Warnings are now posted for Florida, and concern is growing that a tropical storm will be moving up the East Coast beaches on Labor Day Weekend. I’ve been looking at different model runs tonight and there is actually a growing spread instead of agreement. NOAA runs a 12km model called the NAM (WRF core for geeks reading this) but they also run the model at a lower resolution a …

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