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  • July Was The Hottest Summer Ever On Record

    July Was The Hottest Summer Ever On Record
    (CNN) -- The July heat wave that wilted crops, shriveled rivers and fueled wildfires officially went into the books Wednesday as the hottest single month on record for the continental United States. The average temperature across the Lower 48 was 77.6...
  • July Average Tops U.S. Temperature Record

    July Average Tops U.S. Temperature Record
    The July heat wave that wilted crops, shriveled rivers and fueled wildfires officially went into the books Wednesday as the hottest single month on record for the continental United States. The average temperature across the Lower 48 was 77.6 degrees...
  • Not so everyday weather terms

    Not so everyday weather terms
    ALGORITHM - A computer program (or set of programs) which is designed to systematically solve a certain kind of problem. WSR-88D radars (NEXRAD) employ algorithms to analyze radar data and automatically determine storm motion, probability of hail,...
  • SkyWarn weather spotter terms

    SkyWarn weather spotter terms
    -A- ACCAS (usually pronounced ACK-kis) - AltoCumulus CAStellanus; mid-level clouds (bases generally 8 to 15 thousand feet), of which at least a fraction of their upper parts show cumulus-type development. These clouds often are taller than they are wide,...
  • West Nile Updates for North Texas Counties & Cities

    West Nile Updates for North Texas Counties & Cities
    WEST NILE VIRUS INFORMATION ACROSS NORTH TEXAS DALLAS COUNTY - Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed the county’s thirteenth West Nile Virus related death in Dallas County. DCHHS has been notified that a patient who lived...
  • July Heat Records Shattered

    July Heat Records Shattered
    If your electric bills were through the roof running air conditioning most of July, there's good reason for it! For the first time in almost a century Much of West Michigan smashed temperature records for the hottest July on record since 1921. Starting...
  • July temperatures fifth-hottest on record in Baltimore

    July temperatures fifth-hottest on record in Baltimore
    July 2012 brought a slight cool-down relative to the past two years, but that doesn't mean it was cool -- it was the fifth warmest month of July on record in Baltimore since 1871. The average temperature was 81.4 degrees last month, a few tenths of a...
  • Severe weather renews climate-change talks in Washington, Annapolis

    Severe weather renews climate-change talks in Washington, Annapolis
    Policies to change building codes in flood plains and on shorelines, construct offshore wind turbines and manage suburban sprawl could gain political traction, officials hope, as recent extreme weather renews a conversation on climate change in Maryland...
  • Summer air quality pacing to be best since 2009

    Summer air quality pacing to be best since 2009
    Despite it being one of the hottest summers on record in Baltimore, "code red" air pollution days are at their lowest levels since 2009.  There has been only one "code red" day, considered unhealthy for everyone -- June 29, the day intense heat fueled...
  • Three tornadoes confirmed in Baltimore, Baltimore Co., St. Mary's

    Three tornadoes confirmed in Baltimore, Baltimore Co., St. Mary's
    The National Weather Service has confirmed at least three tornadoes touched down in Maryland on Monday — in the Fork area of Baltimore County, Locust Point in South Baltimore and Coltons Point in St. Mary’s County. All three were placed in...
  • Engineering study shows wind speeds below 135 mph caused majority of damage in Joplin

    Engineering study shows wind speeds below 135 mph caused majority of damage in Joplin
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An investigative team of engineers affiliated with the American Society of Civil Engineers found EF-2 winds, not EF-4 or EF-5, caused more than 80 percent of the damage in the Joplin tornado in May 2011. The twister had a 22-mile-...