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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.

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.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.