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Does Weather Affect a Golf Ball's Distance?

Meteorologist Brad Miller and former club pro talks weather and golf balls.

Well, now that the golf season is in full "swing", you often hear golf announcers talk about the "carry of the golf ball". This basically means, how long the ball remains in the...
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How Weather Impacts the NASCAR Schedule

Meteorologist (and NASCAR fan) Brian Clavier takes a look at NASCAR vs. weather! 

  Panorama view of Martinsville, VA from April 3rd, 2016 (taken by Meteorologist Brian Clavier)   All outdoor sports are heavily affected by the changing weather during their season of play...
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Derechos: The Facts

What are they? How do they form? 

You've probably heard the term "derecho" before, and perhaps wondered what it was, how they form, and what type of damage they can cause. A derecho, by definition is: a widespread, long-...
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Watch vs. Warning: What's the Difference

Next time severe weather threatens your area, be prepared...

With the severe weather season underway, now is a good time to go over the difference between tornado and severe thunderstorm watches and warnings. A WATCH means that the potential exists for the...
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Weather in History: D-Day

What role did the weather play on this infamous day?

Whether we like it or not, weather is an important part in everybody’s daily lives.  Most of us (if not all of us) get up and check it to see if the weather is going to cooperate with our...
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