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Winter Weather Outlook For November-January For Baltimore MD
2012-10-05 09:09:18

November 2012: A warm start to the month will be replaced by colder temps towards the end. The forecasted average temps for the month will be around 50-60F, there are about 3-5 days that could be warmer with 6-8 days being colder. The month will bring about 1-2in of rainfall along with frost and freezing nights. December 2012: A month of change is in store for the area with the average temps...

Winter Weather Outlook For November-January For Charlotte
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...

Winter Weather Outlook For November-January For Oklahoma
2012-09-17 17:19:27

November 2012: The month is going to start out warm and dry, followed by a trend towards the 50-60 average, while there may be 5-10 days that are warmer than this, there also will be 4-6 days below the average of 50-60. Precipitation is going to be low with a forecast of 1-2in, while Frost and Freezing conditions will be likely a few times during the month. December 2012: It is going to be a...

Winter Weather Outlook For November-January For Memphis
2012-09-17 15:37:11

November 2012: The early part of the month will be mild, followed by a drastic change with average temps ranging from the 50-60’s. While there will be 7-9 days that will be warmer and 3-5 days that will be colder. Precipitation for the month will be around 2-3in of rainfall. Wintery Impacts will include frost and freezing conditions along with the potential to see a trace to 1in of snowfall....

Alpine Ibex Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland....

Border Cave
2012-07-31 11:49:04

Border Cave is a rock shelter on the western slope of the Lebombo Mountains in KwaZulu-Natal near the border of South Africa and Swaziland. The west-facing cave is located about 330 feet below the crest of Lebombo range and offers a wide and long-range view of the Swazi countryside below. It is a semi-circular cave with a long horizontal opening, measuring some 133 feet across. It was formed...

Weather Terms
2012-07-30 09:39:02

Coastal Upwelling- this is defined as the moving of water from the deeper oceans upwards to the surface of the ocean very commonly found along our cold ocean currents, which are found along the West Coast of the United States and off the Peru coast. Coastal Sinking- this is defined as the warm waters moving in from the east and hitting the coastline and slowly filtering down towards the...

Southern Bog Lemming Synaptomys cooperi
2012-07-27 12:32:47

The southern bog lemming (Synaptomys cooperi) is native to North America, and its range overlaps with that of the Northern Bog Lemming in southeastern Canada. It prefers a habitat within wetlands, grasslands, and mixed forests in eastern North America. It once held two subspecies, the Kansas and Nebraska, bog lemmings, but these are now extinct. The southern bog lemming can reach an average...

Ocean Terms
2012-07-23 11:11:02

Warm Eddy- is an area of water that is made up of warm water and is surrounded by areas of colder water. The north side of the Gulf Stream is a very popular place to find these types of eddies as they form when the water gets cut off from the main Gulf Stream current and just sits and spins in the colder water until it’s replaced by colder water. Cold Eddy- is an area of water that is made...

The Gulf Stream Ocean Current
2012-07-16 15:25:39

Image Credit: F-5 Weather Data The Gulf Stream is a warm ocean current that travels from the East Coast of Florida all the way northward along the Eastern Seaboard until it gets near North Carolina and Virginia then it starts to make its way back eastward out to sea. The significant impact of this ocean current, as you can see in the image above, is that the waters are warm and this...

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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