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2013-01-14 04:00:23

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from January 11-13: The biggest news from the weekend was the winter storm that pushed through the Northern Plains bringing blizzard conditions to the Dakotas along with bitterly cold air into the region. The second big story was along the Gulf Coast where they saw heavy rains along with some isolated severe weather such as a few tornadoes in...

2012-01-27 08:00:00

According to QuickMedical, the January 2012 snow storm that hit the Pacific Northwest was one of the worst in several decades. Yet through it all, QuickMedical managed to stay open and service their customers. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 January in the Seattle area brought below normal temperatures, cloudy skies, rain, snow, freezing rain and high winds after what was a relatively mild December. “The snow storm in late January forced us to pull together all our resources to...

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2011-02-01 12:11:21

One of the largest winter storms since the 1950s is affecting 30 U.S. states today with snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain. NASA satellites have gathering data on the storm that stretches from Texas and the Rockies to the New England states. NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have been providing visible, infrared and microwave looks at the storm system's clouds, precipitation, temperatures and extent. Visible and infrared images and animations of the storm's clouds and movement are created...

2010-11-24 11:07:00

Drive with Extra Caution, Watch for Changing Conditions and Allow Extra Time HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a combination of rain, sleet, snow and freezing rain forecast for parts of Pennsylvania on Thanksgiving Day, PennDOT is reminding drivers that although its crews will be working as necessary, motorists must be alert for changing road and weather conditions. If freezing precipitation occurs, PennDOT will treat interstates and other high-volume...

2009-12-24 10:00:00

Motorists Urged to Postpone Travel Until Freezing Rain Stops HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With freezing rain forecast for Christmas day, PennDOT reminds motorists that its crews will be treating and clearing roads, but freezing rain is extremely dangerous and travel should be avoided until the threat for freezing precipitation passes. "Our crews will be spending time away from their families during the Christmas holiday to help keep state roads passable," said...

2009-10-30 07:37:49

Inspired by water-resistant lotus leaves, the Pitt-developed solution repels freezing rain and provides the first evidence of anti-icing ability in superhydrophobic coatings, team reports in "Langmuir" Preventing the havoc wrought when freezing rain collects on roads, power lines, and aircrafts could be only a few nanometers away. A University of Pittsburgh-led team demonstrates in the Nov. 3 edition of "Langmuir" a nanoparticle-based coating developed in the lab of Di Gao, a chemical and...

2007-01-08 06:00:18

By Ryan Myers, The Beaumont Enterprise, Texas Jan. 8--It should have taken Mike Broussard less than a minute to drive his cruiser from the Orange police station to the middle school where an emergency alarm was reported. But the five-block drive took 15 minutes as Broussard navigated streets littered with tree branches felled by a layer of ice that coated much of Southeast Texas. Broussard wasn't the only one in the area whose life was brought to a near standstill thanks to a hard...


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Winter Weather Outlook For November-January For Austin Texas
2012-12-29 12:33:08

November 2012:  The area is going to see a warm start to the month as temps will average in the 60-70F range with a few days rising into the 80’s and also a few days in the 50’s possible. Precipitation on the whole will be around 2-4inches for the month; while there will be none in the form of snowfall. There will be a high chance for an overnight freeze during the month. December 2012:  Temps will fall for the month of December as high temps will be in the 50-70F range during the...

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2009-07-04 15:43:10

Clear Ice refers to a solid precipitation that forms when air temperature is between 32 degrees and 27 degrees Fahrenheit and there is a presence of super-cooled, large drops of water (from freezing fog). A rapid build up and slow dispersing of latent heat of fusion favors conditions for the formation of the transparent ice. A similar phenomenon occurs when freezing rain or drizzle hit's a surface and freezes causing what is known as glaze. When clear ice forms on the ground, it is...

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