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Weather Education Episode #1: Importance Of Understanding How Mountains Impact The Weather
2012-03-22 06:58:42

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly One of the first things that you will learn when you attend college to become a meteorologist is geography. Here in this lesson we are going to take a look at one piece of that geography -- mountains. Mountains play a major role in the climate of a region, the amount of precipitation that they receive and also how our weather systems move around them are just a few of the things that need to be thought about when forecasting around mountains....

2010-12-01 08:40:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinook Book -- the popular green resource guide and coupon book -- now has a high-tech sister: Chinook Book for iPhone, the world's first mobile coupon book. Chinook Book owners can now use their iPhone®, iPod touch® or iPad(TM) to save thousands of dollars at hundreds of local green businesses in the Seattle metro area. "This is a game changer for merchants and consumers," says Aaron Richey, Director, Seattle...

2010-10-04 14:10:00

PORTLAND, Ore. and SEATTLE, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinook Book - the popular green resource guide and coupon book - now has a high-tech sister: Chinook Book for iPhone, the world's first mobile coupon book. Chinook Book owners can now use their iPhone®, iPod touch® or iPad(TM) to save thousands of dollars at hundreds of green and local businesses in the Portland and Seattle metro areas. "This is a game changer for both merchants and consumers," says...

2008-09-24 21:00:19

Anglers may retain two adult fall chinook salmon in the Columbia River beginning Thursday. Washington and Oregon officials on Tuesday liberalized the limit from one adult chinook to two between Warior Rock on Sauvie Island and Bonneville Dam. Washington's limit is six salmon, with no more than two adults. State and tribal biologists met Monday and projected the run of Columbia upriver bright fall chinook at 212,500. Under a new 10-year Columbia River salmon sharing plan between the...


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Black Hills Of South Dakota And Their Impacts On The Weather/Climate
2012-07-17 23:01:25

Located in the white circle is the Black Hills. The black hills are unique in that they are the highest point east of the Rockies as they extend higher than the entire Appalachians. The weather associated with this feature is impressive. If you travel about 30 miles east of the slopes you will find vast plains, however these plains could be classified as desert. The reason is that this region is part of the rain shadow of the hills meaning most of the moisture is stuck west in the...

Topographic Features Impact On The Weather
2012-07-10 20:45:32

The first topographic feature that I would like to talk about today is the Rocky Mountains. The Rocky mountains with their rugged terrain and high elevation can really become a large impact on weather patterns in the United States. First, the Rockies provide the Central Plains with the cold air aloft that is needed in the formation of severe weather to include tornadoes. Secondly, the Rocky mountains act as a barrier for any large weather system that moves onshore along the Pacific...

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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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