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  • Meteorologist/Weather Producer Position

    POSITION:      Meteorologist/Weather Producer DEPARTMENT:    News    REPORTS TO:    News Director ROLE:  Analyze data, prepare weather graphics and present weathercast.  Primary back-up to main weather anchors. RESPONSIBILITIES: •    Present...
  • Air quality alert in effect, 90s forecast for Tuesday

    Air quality alert in effect, 90s forecast for Tuesday
    If the predicted high for Tuesday reaches its mark, it would be just the third 90-degree day this year in Chicago. Meteorologists say this summer has been relatively cool. From 1981 to 2010, Chicago summers have had an average of 14 90-degree days, said...
  • Weather: Forecasters warn of gusts, hail from evening storms

    Weather: Forecasters warn of gusts, hail from evening storms
    Meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Melbourne warn that strong wind gusts and hail are possible this evening, as storm clouds continue to roll across the region. In an advisory, forecasters warn that radar indicates "a storm capable of...
  • California drought: Record heat gives some cantaloupe crops sunburn

    California drought: Record heat gives some cantaloupe crops sunburn
    The temperatures were so hot this year in Joe Del Bosque’s cantaloupe fields in the San Joaquin Valley that some of the melons could have used sunscreen. The surface of the fruit got sunburned, which looks bad and in some cases affects taste. He...
  • Pacific Northwest fires continue to spread, threaten homes

    Pacific Northwest fires continue to spread, threaten homes
    Cooler temperatures may briefly aid firefighters trying to contain 22 fires in the Pacific Northwest, but hot and dry summer weather will return later next week and is expected to continue fueling the blazes. Uncontained large fires in Oregon and...
  • Hopeful signs emerge for hurricane season

    Hopeful signs emerge for hurricane season
    So far, it's looking good for Florida as the heart of the hurricane season approaches. Consider: • Abnormally strong bursts of Saharan dust are drifting over the Atlantic — and may subdue the tropics like they did last year, experts say. &#...
  • Weather: Scattered showers, thunderstorms possible Monday

    Weather: Scattered showers, thunderstorms possible Monday
    Keep an umbrella handy Monday. The National Weather Service is calling for scattered showers throughout the day with a 40 percent chance for thunderstorms after noon. Expect a high temperature of about 83 degrees and a low of 69. The chance for rain...
  • Warm morning, afternoon showers likely

    The new week in South Florida begins with partly sunny and warm conditions on Monday morning giving way to possible rain during the afternoon. According to the National Weather Service in Miami, moisture in the atmosphere combined with an high heat...
  • Chicago hot weather

    If Tuesday reaches its predicted high, it would be just the third 90-degree day this year in Chicago.  Meteorologists say this summer has been relatively cool. From 1981 to 2010, Chicago summers have had an average of 14 90-degree days, said Jamie...
  • Weather: More storms this afternoon

    Weather: More storms this afternoon
    Another round of scattered thunderstorms will roll into Central Florida this afternoon. Today's forecast includes partly sunny skies and a high near 92 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne. Winds will range from 5 to 10...
  • Chance of dry lightning, gusty winds in Southern California

    Chance of dry lightning, gusty winds in Southern California
    Forecasters said there’s a chance of dry lightning and gusty winds in the Los Angeles area Saturday afternoon as a moist, unstable air mass moves in from the Gulf of Mexico. The National Weather Service advised hikers to stay out of dry washes...