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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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Northeast Tornado Climatology

While typically not as strong as those in the Midwest, tornadoes do occur in the region.

After the devastation Moore, OK experienced from the EF-5 tornado on May 20, it’s important to remember that tornadoes are not just Midwest phenomena. In fact, a tornado hit Copake Lake in...
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U.S Weather Myths Busted!

Learn the truth behind common weather conceptions in the US.

Ever wonder if some of the common weather descriptions regarding several U.S cities and states are true? Well, we selected some of the most well-known weather myths for places in the US and discovered some surprising facts.

Is Florida truly "The Sunshine State"? Read More