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2012-07-06 23:02:35

Severe weather is usually described through any number of terms, some of which may be confusing. A water damage restoration expert provides insight into severe weather terminology. (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration service in the country, is offering tips to property owners on how to better understand much of the terminology that is used by local meteorologists when it comes to severe weather reporting. Many times,...

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By Carl Macgowan, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 25--Expecting as much as 6 inches of rain in places and possible coastal erosion, Suffolk County opened its emergency command center at 5 a.m. yesterday as a summer storm rolled across Long Island. Officials from 42 municipalities and agencies such as the state Department of Transportation and the Long Island Power Authority monitored weather reports while preparing to battle the elements. But despite more than an inch of rain, and a...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'