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2015-05-05 16:23:53

GLEN ELLYN, Ill., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 125 people gathered in the Street Scene of College of DuPage's Homeland Security Education Center on the College's main

2015-05-05 08:21:52

Advanced data visualization and analysis tools delivered ahead of schedule SILVER SPRING, Md., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When severe weather strikes, forecasters at the National

2015-05-01 23:00:27

Arizona is fast being recognized as a top-rated place for avid birders to visit in summer, peaking in appeal in July and August.

2015-05-01 16:28:30

New social media sweepstakes spotlights AccuFan Photos, awards a winner every day. STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information

2015-05-01 08:20:36

ELKHART, Ind., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc.

2015-04-30 23:09:17

With First Integrations from Leading Mapping Vendors, New Multi-Channel Sensor Joins Popular HDL-32E as Mapping Sensor of Choice MORGAN HILL, Calif.

2015-04-30 12:27:47

DUBLIN, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3bfk62/global_flood) has announced the addition of the "Global

2015-04-30 08:33:52

Myers shares thought leadership on programmatic advertising at MediaPost-hosted event STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Lee Myers, CEO of AccuWeather, Inc.,

mayan drought
2015-04-21 07:18:23

It must have been a time of great hardship and struggle for the ancient Maya civilization. The land was parched and dry as the devastating effects of climate change on brought a great drought. New research has shown that, despite attempts to adapt to the changes, Mayan culture finally collapsed between 800 and 950 A.D.


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Urban Heat Island
2013-04-02 15:35:21

An urban heat island (UHI) is a metropolitan area that is drastically warmer than its surrounding rural areas because of human activities. The phenomenon was first looked into and described by Luke Howard during the 1810s, although he wasn’t the one to name the phenomenon. The difference in temperature is normally bigger at night as opposed to during the day, and it most obvious when winds are weak. Seasonally, UHI is seen during the summer and the winter. The key cause of the urban heat...

Climate Change
2013-04-01 11:05:27

Climate change is a substantial and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods of time ranging from decades to millions of years. It might be a change in the average weather conditions, or in the distribution of weather around the average conditions. Climate change is a result of factors that include oceanic processes, biotic processes, variations in solar radiation received buy Earth, volcanic eruptions, and plate tectonics, and human induced alterations...

Weather Model Discussion:  How To Use Surface Dew-points For Weather Forecasting Purposes
2013-01-29 08:53:47

Surface Dew-points can play a huge role in weather forecasting. The first such role is that it helps determine the amount of moisture in the atmosphere for a given point. If we look at the current dew-point map above from January 28, 2013 we can note several things of interest. First, if we look at where the black circle is around the number 70, we can make note that this air right off the coast of Texas is at a dew point of 70F. The temperature outside must be above 70F, because the...

Weather Education - Air Mass Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 10:30:47

Air mass thunderstorms are found in marine time tropical air. In short they are also known as MT Thunderstorms. Air mass thunderstorms represent what is known as the common three stage thunderstorm development. This means that an air mass thunderstorm goes through the stages of Cumulus which is represented by the updrafts only being present; secondly it moves into the mature stage where it has both updrafts and downdrafts; finally it goes into the dissipating stage where you see only the...

Weather Education - Super-cell Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 09:51:18

In this lesson we are going to take a look at super-cell thunderstorms and what they mean and how they impact our daily lives. First, a super-cell thunderstorm is formed from a cumulus-nimbus cloud.  Super-cell thunderstorms are the most advanced form of thunderstorms known on earth. This is because these types of thunderstorms need so many things to come together in the atmosphere at the same time. The first thing they need is the warm moist air at or near the surface. Secondly, is...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.