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Watch: Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore gets hit by tree branch covering Hurricane Ian

Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 6:03pm MDT

Oh, TWC, the invented drama and stupidity you put on display is why I refuse to watch you. Today, their top guy, Jim Cantore, got hit with a tree branch while stupidly standing out in the open reporting on Hurricane Ian. I certainly never wish harm on anyone but if you do stupid stuff like […]

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Weather Geek Stuff offers everything for the weather enthusiast on your holiday shopping list

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 10:10am MDT

Not everyone gets excited about blizzards, tornadoes, hurricanes and other types of extreme weather but many folks out there are passionate about Mother Nature.  Weather Geek Stuff is an online shop just for those whose hearts race with the thrill of severe weather and they are offering special deals through the holiday season. Weather Geek […]

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Tornado Hits Jacksonville, Alabama [Photos, Videos]

Monday, March 19th, 2018 6:11pm MDT

Update: 11:15 p.m. EDT — Athletic Director at Jacksonville State University Greg Seitz tweeted confirming Jacksonville’s Coliseum has indeed incurred extensive damages due to the tornado. “My bestfriend is stuck at the Reservse [sic] in Jacksonville right now. Other tenants came to her apartment because theirs was flooding. At her apartment water started coming under […]

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Hurricane Maria stripped Puerto Rico’s forests bare, work begins to replenish them

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 10:17am MDT

When Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico last September, the physical destruction was not limited to houses, buildings, the electricity grid and other infrastructure. The storm also toppled or stripped bare an estimated 480 million trees, or a third of all the forests.

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Weather Geek Stuff for the weather enthusiast on your shopping list

Friday, November 24th, 2017 3:39pm MDT

Not everyone gets excited about blizzards, tornadoes, hurricanes and other types of extreme weather but many folks out there are passionate about Mother Nature.  Weather Geek Stuff is an online shop just for those whose hearts race with the thrill of severe weather and they are offering special deals through the holiday season. Weather Geek […]

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Irma is now the strongest Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 7:47am MDT

Hurricane Irma roared into the Caribbean with record-setting force early Wednesday, shaking people in their homes on the islands of Antigua and Barbuda on a path toward Puerto Rico and possibly Florida by the weekend. Irma, which was the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded north of the Caribbean and east of the Gulf of Mexico, […]

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Caribbean girds for Hurricane Irma threat

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 5:10am MDT

Irma, a still strengthening and dangerous Category Four hurricane, churned toward the Leeward Islands early Tuesday, sparking alarm and alerts from the Caribbean to Florida, which declared an emergency. The National Hurricane Center said at 0300 GMT that the storm was packing top sustained winds of 140 mph (220 km/h). “Additional strengthening is forecast during […]

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8 Dead, More Missing in Arizona Flash Flood

Sunday, July 16th, 2017 6:12pm MDT

Eight people have been confirmed drowned and more are missing after a flash flood swept over a popular swimming spot in a river in the western U.S. state of Arizona. Authorities are searching for the missing after the incident on Saturday afternoon in the Verde River inside Tonto National Forest, about 145 kilometers northeast of […]

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New Weather Satellite Sends First Lightning Images

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 5:47am MDT

Since its launch in November and going online a few weeks later, the GOES-16 weather satellite has already sent back a trove of invaluable data to its operator, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). And the country’s most advanced weather satellite began Monday transmitting to Earth images and data related to lightning over the […]

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NOAA’s satellites are on the chopping block. Here’s why we need them.

Monday, March 6th, 2017 7:45pm MDT

Our eyes in the sky are facing budget cuts On Friday, The Washington Post reportedly obtained a memo from within the Trump administration about proposed funding for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The memo outlined steep cuts to several divisions, including the elimination of the $73 million Sea Grant research program, cuts to climate […]

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