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Heat Watches & Warnings

How hot does it need to be for heat alerts to be issued in your backyard?

During the summer, you may have noticed that the National Weather Service issues a variety of watches, warnings and advisories in order to protect the public from various heat related illnesses…including heat cramps, exhaustion and stroke. However, based on client feedback, sometimes the g...

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Heat Index Explained

Just why does it feel hotter than it actually is?

As we head deeper into the summer months, we will start to see the words "heat index" thrown out by meteorologists to the public. In fact, you'll hear it over the next few days as heat and...
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Upwelling And Its Coastal Effects

Ocean temperatures were in the 50s and 60s July 4th Weekend... but why?

It was a hot and humid 4th of July weekend, so it was only natural to head to the closest beach. You arrive after battling some of the worst traffic of the year - perhaps on the New Jersey Parkway...
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Lightning Safety

Do you know when and where to seek shelter when lightning threatens?

When Old Man Winter finally decides to let the warmer weather take over, many of us will head outside for spring and summertime fun.  However, with thunderstorms almost common place during the...
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Where are the Cicadas?

Millions of cicadas are to swarm the East Coast. But the weather affects when...

By now, I'm sure you've heard about the potential for millions of cicadas to swarm the Eastern Seaboard this spring. But where are the hoards of 2" long insects which only emerge every 17 years...
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