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Tracking Winterstorm Nemo

(35) Comments | Posted February 8, 2013 | 11:03 AM

Alerts Broadcaster Blizzard of '13 Update: Friday morning, Feb. 8, 2013. Complimentary sample for Huffington Post readers.


What Has Changed Since Thursday:

* Frequency of Alerts Broadcaster Briefings. Why so many? Because this storm will negatively impact more people in the northeast...

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Sandy's Legacy? Vote As If Future Generations Depend On It

(5) Comments | Posted November 2, 2012 | 6:08 PM

"...Storms that used to occur every 100 years can be expected between 5 and 33 times as often."


Were you impacted by "Nor'easter-cane" Sandy?" Statisticians will debate whether it was a 1 in 100 year storm -- or something worse....

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Hurricane Sandy Forecast (Updates)

(668) Comments | Posted October 25, 2012 | 1:00 PM

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Update -- 06:50pm EST Monday, 10/29/2012

* This will be the last Alerts Broadcaster update before Sandy comes ashore this evening, about 2-3 hours earlier than thought, and even stronger than models were predicting yesterday, but otherwise things are pretty much on-target.


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Republican Meteorologist to Mitt Romney: My Top Ten Reasons for Republicans to Accept Reality on the Climate

(664) Comments | Posted September 10, 2012 | 12:34 PM

During the Republican National Convention in Tampa, climate change became a punch line. "President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans and heal the planet" Mitt Romney said.

(Pause for polite laughter)

"My promise is to help you and your family."

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Combating Tornado Fatigue: A Proposal for "Tornado Alerts" and "Tornado Emergencies"

(16) Comments | Posted April 10, 2012 | 2:35 PM

Tornadoes From My Dock. I snapped these pictures from my dock on Lake Minnetonka, 15 miles west of Minneapolis, in August, 2009. Three minutes later the sirens sounded.

America is facing many challenges, most beyond my...

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Tornado Warning: "One of These Days a Single Tornado Will Claim Over 1,000 American Lives"

(88) Comments | Posted April 4, 2012 | 3:44 PM

March 2, 2012 West Liberty, Kentucky tornado courtesy of Kent Nickell=

Tuesday's 13 large, violent tornadoes in the Dallas were a wake-up call for America. With camera-ready smartphones -- it may have been the most-photographed and filmed tornado outbreak in history --...

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A Message From a Republican Meteorologist on Climate Change

(718) Comments | Posted March 29, 2012 | 10:47 AM

2012-03-29-Screenshot20120329at9.58.25AM.pngApollo 17 image courtesy of NASA

"My climate epiphany wasn't overnight, and it had nothing to do with Al Gore."

I'm going to tell you something that my Republican friends are loath to admit out loud: climate change is...

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