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2010-02-08 10:54:00

BERWYN, Pa., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Planalytics Inc. announced today that Glacier Reinsurance AG has subscribed to its Severe Weather Service. "As the reinsurance industry becomes more competitive and the demand for sophisticated weather related products increases, we are delighted to be working with Planalytics. Their clear, un-biased and technical approach gives us a critical edge in understanding synoptic weather processes," commented Tim Walker, Risk Manager of Glacier Group....

2008-09-08 18:00:20

By E.B. FURGURSON III and JOSHUA STEWART Staff writers If you have not stocked up on basic needs for potential emergencies: water, batteries, and other items, you had better move now. Tropical Storm Hanna will drench the area today, dropping about 5 inches of rain, with 30 to 40 mph winds and stronger gusts this afternoon - when the storm is expected to be strongest in the area - before she passes later this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. As usual those winds...

Word of the Day
  • 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.