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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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Battling Nature: 1814 Occupation of D.C.

How did a tornado actually save Washington D.C?

  Above image shows the Sept 24, 2011 tornado with the Washington Monument in the background   A tornado touching down in Washington D.C is a fairly rare event, with only about 8 recorded...
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2014 - 2015 Winter Stats

Just how cold and snowy was the 2014 - 2015 winter? Find out here!

  Comparison of the 2013 - 2014 winter season to the 2014 - 2015 winter season   Looking back at the 2014 - 2015 winter season, there was a drastic difference between how New England faired...
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Winter Midwest Wrap-Up

 

The winter has come to an end and although the official Winter Summaries (distributed to Alert Clients) will be coming out later this month, let's dive into some facts from the past season. Frequent snow and ice events pummeled the region, with no rest for the weary for those who f...

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Weather in Social Media

Find out how social media and weather help each other and what to look out for... 

Social media is everywhere.  From Facebook and Twitter to Pintrest and Snapchat, millions of people are communicating on these social networks daily. Weather has not escaped this social boom....
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