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El Nino and the Hurricane Season $

El Nino and the Hurricane Season  $

As you can tell, we are often enamored with the weather. There are a couple of pieces on a number of weather sites discussing the role of El Nino and…

Chile Reporting “Unusual” Number of Earthquakes $

Copper traders are keeping their eyes on a developing situation in Chile. Reuters was reporting that Tarapaca has experienced more than 300 tremors strong enough to be felt by local…

Flood Risks in 2014 From Melting Snow $

Flood Risks in 2014 From Melting Snow  $

We all know that this was a brutal winter season. And according to the National Weather Service and others, it isn’t over. Next week will see another wave of cold…

Asteroid Fear and CU13 $

Asteroid Fear and CU13  $

Just to shock you awake a bit, an asteroid named 2014 CU13 was discovered on February 11th of this year.  The asteroid is the width of a 60 story building…

Not Catastrophic – But Mildly Disruptive $

Not Catastrophic – But Mildly Disruptive  $

There is another winter storm that will hit the upper North/Northeast over the next two days that will disrupt transportation and possibly cut back on retail activity – it’s called…

Extremes Across the Country this Weekend $

Extremes Across the Country this Weekend  $

Up to 2 inches of rain in California, severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in Texas and Louisiana, and significant snow storms that will impact more than 100 million people in the…

A Completely Different View of the US Drought $

A Completely Different View of the US Drought  $

We are just as guilty as others about placing a lot of emphasis on growing drought conditions along the nation’s West Coast. Perhaps because the threat of running out of…

Record Low Temperatures Dominate Global Headlines $

Record Low Temperatures Dominate Global Headlines  $

Officials at Lambeau Field in Green Bay aren’t the only ones trying to figure out how to deal with dangerously cold temperatures. The world is focused on what they deem…

A little Something to Keep Your Eye On $

A little Something to Keep Your Eye On  $

The latest drought monitor map has been released by NOAA and it shows a troubling pattern. We see areas of “abnormally dry” conditions starting to pop up in the nation’s…

Good News, Bad News in Record-Setting Philippine Typhoon

Good News, Bad News in Record-Setting Philippine Typhoon

First, the good news.  The track of Haiyan took it well to the south of the island of Luzon and the capital Manila, which remain the hub of the nation’s…

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