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2012-06-13 08:02:48

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com A team of Harvard researchers has developed a superior method for keeping metal surfaces free of ice and frost. It´s a difficult task, but one that could have substantial implications for metal surfaces used in wind turbines, aircraft, refrigeration systems, marine vessels and the construction industry. Airplane wings, railings, and other fabrication parts are just a sample of how often metal is used throughout the world in most of the largest...

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2012-04-09 05:21:42

Red Orbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from April 8, 2012: This past weekend we saw some severe weather move through Western Texas this time with, large hail and also a few tornadoes. Also on the cold side of the map we saw some frost and freezing conditions slide back into the northern part of the United States. Also, snowflakes were spotted in Maine. Big Story Weather for April 9, 2012: High pressure building in from Canada will continue to bring with it some cool...

2011-12-19 08:00:00

PrettyThingsForGirls.com is Expanding its Product Line to Include a Greater Selection of Weather Appropriate Clothing for Children Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 PrettyThingsForGirls.com, a website devoted to offering a line of quality childrenâs clothing, is adding to its product line to better assist moms in dressing kids warm during the cold and flu season. Moms claim that going outside in cold weather without a jacket can lead to a child to catching a cold or flu,...


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Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-02 11:02:55

November 2012: The month will start out mild as temps will be on average around 50-60F, while the possibility stands that there may be 8-10days that are warmer and also 3-4 days that are colder. This month will offer about 1-2in of rainfall. Winter weather impacts will be limited to Frost and Freezes. December 2012. Temps will cool down to an average of 40-50 with the possibility of seeing 6-8 days warmer than that along with 3-4 days colder. The month will also offer 2-3in of rainfall....

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-09-18 13:23:33

November 2012: The temps should average around the 50-60F range for the month, while there is a likelihood of seeing temps above that 6-12days of the month, also look for a few days below the average. Rainfall for the month should be a round 1-3in along with frost and freezing conditions. December 2012: Temps will drop to the 40-50’s during the month, while there will be 6-8 days above that and also 2-4 days colder than average. Look for precipitation to be around 2-4in for the month...

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2009-07-06 16:20:02

White frost is a type of solid ice that forms directly from water vapor found in the air. White frost forms when the humidity is above 90% and the temperature is below 18 degrees Fahrenheit. White frost grows against the wind, since the facing winds have higher humidity than leeward air. The wind must be light or the delicate icy structures become broken. The structures have big, interlocking, needle-like crystals. This phenomenon occurs very rarely. White frost is considered an intermediate...

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2009-07-06 16:09:35

Soft rime is a type of milky white ice that forms when water droplets in light freezing fog freeze to the outer surfaces of objects. This formation usually occurs with light winds or in calm conditions. The rime forms to the windward (side facing the wind) side of solid objects. Soft rime is similar in appearance to hoar frost, but is formed differently. Soft rime is formed when vapor first condenses to liquid droplets and then attaches to the surface. Hoar frost is formed when water vapor is...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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