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Weather Pattern Change in the Midwest: The Real Cause

Weather Pattern Change in the Midwest: The Real Cause

Last week the National Weather Service began warning that a cold snap was on the way for most of the Midwestern states, moving as far south as Oklahoma. The NWS mistakenly used the term “polar vortex” to describe the blast of chilly air which should begin in Michigan around Sunday, but quickly corrected itself. The […]

Nebraska: Tornadoes Changing the Face of U.S.

Nebraska: Tornadoes Changing the Face of U.S.

Turmoil still engulfs the state of Nebraska, and hearts go out to all of the people being affected by the storms, but people may be wondering about how these tornadoes are changing the face of the United States. According to the NOAA’s NCDC, there are roughly 1,253  tornadoes in the U.S each year, most of […]

El Nino to Have Global Impact

El Nino to Have Global Impact

After the Southeastern United States has endured the Polar Vortex and now a punishing tornado season, more may be in store for the entire nation. Forecasters are predicting an intense El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) for 2014. Already, farmers in New Zealand are warned to prepare for colder temperatures and higher-than-average rainfall and Australia is expecting […]

Arkansas Tornadoes Are Just the Beginning

Arkansas Tornadoes Are Just the Beginning

The fierce tornadoes that ravaged Central Arkansas on Sunday were just the beginning.  As the death toll of 16 Arkansans and one person from Oklahoma was confirmed on Monday morning, several other southeastern states prepared for a cluster of twisters as the devastation moved east and claimed more lives. The residents of Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, […]

Snow Increase This Is SAD

Snow Increase This Is SAD

Snow is in the forecast for later this week and the more snow we get the more SAD we become. SAD is the acronym for Seasonal Affective Disorder. This is a form of depression or mental illness that is developed during winter months due to weather and shorter days. With more snow in the forecast […]

California Reports Mild Disaster

California Reports Mild Disaster

California has had its fair share of forest fire and storms within the past 10 years, but more recently are reports of a severe rain and thunderstorm around Los Angeles. Evacuation had been ordered for Glendora, Azusa, and Monrovia which have remained in effect. Currently, there are no deaths reported, but mild disaster can be […]

California Still Suffering Drought After Rain Storm

California Still Suffering Drought After Rain Storm

Despite the pouring rain storm that hit Southern California over the weekend, there still seems to be no help for the drought that the region has been suffering, according to experts. Evacuation orders were actively kept in effect for hundreds of homes in the foothill communities of Los Angeles County where vegetation has been burned […]

California Rain Brings Relief and Problems [Video]

California Rain Brings Relief and Problems [Video]

California has been experiencing a severe drought this past year and matters have worsened this winter. The contrast is striking: 2013 was the driest year on record for Los Angeles. The recent rain storms have brought relief – they are delivering the highest level of rainfall for the region in the past two years. Yet, […]

Jet Stream May Be Responsible for Wintry Blast

Jet Stream May Be Responsible for Wintry Blast

A recent study seems to show that fast increases in Arctic temperatures are moving the high-altitude air current, which, in turn, may be responsible for the wintry blast that has swept across North America. A swirling mixture of jet streams, polar vortexes and a warmer-than-normal Arctic have conspired to make the most recent winter in […]

Southern Storm Gridlocks Atlanta

Southern Storm Gridlocks Atlanta

A southern storm gridlocked Atlanta Tuesday afternoon and continues with closings and torturous conditions across the metro area and beyond. Snow, ice and brutal cold caused motorists to be stranded on freeways and left children and teachers to sleep overnight at their school. Thousands of stranded vehicles coupled with icy roads and accidents after a […]

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