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Hurricane Hugo: 25th Anniversary

Revisiting one of the most devastating hurricanes in history... 

Infrared image of Hugo at landfall from the National Hurricane Center. Back on September 22nd, 1989 I was only 8 years old, but the day was far from ordinary. On this day, 25 years ago, Hurricane...
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The Next Generation of Winter Risk™

Newly revamped to meet your long range forecast needs...

As the old saying goes, Time is Money... and we all know it takes money to fuel our operations! But, did you realize proper planning and implementing a well developed "Strategy" not...
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"Sharknado": From a Meteorological View

Is there ANY truth to the scenes in 'Sharknado'? 

While global warming has led and may lead to different weather phenomena in the future, raining flesh eating sharks is not one of those. However, Sci-Fi’s original movie “Sharknado...
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Volcanic Eruptions and Climate

Can volcanoes warm or cool the Earth? Find out inside...

Pinatubo eruption in 1991. Photo courtesy of the US Geological Survey.   Over the last month or so, there have been several volcanic eruptions across the globe. After weeks of earthquake...
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Cool and Wet Summer of 2014

Although the summer of 2014 ended with a brief heat wave, it will likely be remembered for the cool and wet conditions that prevailed over the Mid-West and Ohio Valley. The persistent cool and wet...
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