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2014-09-09 23:14:32

Martinson-Nicholls newest heated snow and ice removing mats come in widths up to four feet to melt snow and ice from entranceways. The new, energy-efficient heated mats keep walks or steps clear of snow and ice for pennies a day without needing to shovel or spread salt or chemicals. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Martinson-Nicholls Heated Mats and Heated Stair Treads are now available in two, three and new four foot widths to provide safe outdoor footing without shoveling....

2014-09-06 23:00:50

After Winter 2014, many Americans were hoping for a mild winter this year. Unfortunately, as Cozy Products reports, that's not in the cards. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Winter is coming – and it’s going to be another cold one. Americans saw the proof of the Farmers’ Almanac’s accuracy last winter, when they predicted the “colder-than-normal winter for two-thirds of the country” with “piercing cold” conditions (Cozy News). Cozy Products explain why Americans...

GPM Core Observatory data
2014-09-04 12:21:29

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The most accurate and comprehensive collection of rain, snowfall and other types of precipitation data ever assembled now is available to the public. This new resource for climate studies, weather forecasting, and other applications is based on observations by the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, a joint mission of NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), with contributions from a constellation of...

2014-08-26 23:15:41

Martinson-Nicholls announces their expanded line of electrically heated carpet mats designed to prevent snow and ice accumulation at entryways. The heavy-duty carpet mats melt snow at a rate of 2 inches per hour. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 After last year's brutal winter, Martinson-Nicholls new Snow-Melting Entrance Carpet Mat is expanding its line of heated carpet mats designed to prevent snow and ice accumulation around your facility's entryway. The new, stand alone...

Snow on top of sea ice
2014-08-14 03:30:55

George Hale, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Over the past few decades, Arctic sea ice has been retreating, and although research shows a downward trend in snow on land in the Arctic, long-term measurements of snow depth on sea ice have been less clear. But now, new research using data from NASA's Operation IceBridge shows that snow depth on Arctic sea ice has been decreasing over the past several decades, a trend largely owing to later sea ice freeze-up dates in the Arctic. Arctic...

Dust And Microbes That Hitch Rides On It Influences Rain And Climate
2014-08-14 03:16:39

American Chemical Society Dusty air blowing across the Pacific from Asia and Africa plays a critical role in precipitation patterns throughout the drought-stricken western US. Today, a scientist will present new research suggesting that the exact chemical make-up of that dust, including microbes found in it, is the key to how much rain and snow falls from clouds throughout the region. This information could help better predict rain events, as well as explain how air pollution from a...

2014-07-30 23:13:09

Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance will be one of a few member suppliers to attend the Accredited Snow Contractors Association’s annual Executive Summit, to be held August 7 – 9, 2014. After such an extreme winter, snow insurance will be on the minds of many in the industry. Liberty, MO (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance, Inc., the leading domestic broker of snow insurance and other snow-related risk management products, will be attending the...

2014-06-24 12:28:19

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Snow Companies has been named a winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards. The online video "JAG Officer Objects to Colorectal Cancer" is a story featured on the program "Courage.tv with Brenda Snow." To see the bronze award winning video visit the episode page of courage.tv. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120591 "Courage.tv with Brenda Snow" is a program that works to bring the true stories of people and the...

2014-06-16 23:11:39

Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance has accepted an invitation to speak at the Michigan Green Industry Association’s Snow Conference & Expo, to be held in Novi, MI, October 8 and 9, 2014. After such an extreme winter, snow insurance will be on the minds of many in the snow removal industry. Liberty, MO (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance, Inc., the leading domestic broker of snow insurance and other snow-related risk management products, has accepted...

2014-05-23 23:09:55

The Liquidation Channel will donate $1 of every transaction made on Memorial Day to Snowball Express. AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The Liquidation Channel (LC) is overjoyed to announce that on Memorial Day, May 26th, $1 of every transaction made on that day will be donated to Snowball Express. This special Memorial Day event will start on Monday, May 26th at 12:00 a.m. and end at 11: 59 p.m. CT. LC has committed to donating a minimum of $20,000. Snowball Express is a nonprofit...


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Rare Snow Visits South Africa August 7, 8 2012
2012-08-08 09:26:03

The area in red in the above image has been experiencing winter weather which is quite rare to the region; also at this time many places are still seeing rain and snow. From the South African Weather Service, they are forecasting for the Eastern Cape “Very Cold with snow heavy at times.” The majority of the regions in red in the image are going to see more rain and snow today, and some places may see heavy snowfall. Looking at forecast models of the region they will continue to see...

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...

Record Setting Events for Dec18, 2012
2012-12-28 08:19:02

Event #1: Record Heat An island off the coast of Georgia hit a high temp of 75F, which is good enough to break their previous record. A second record setting temperature was recorded in Southern Texas as the temp hit 78F in the region. This warm air was associated with the strong southerly flow that was moving through the region yesterday. The third area to look at occurred out in Western Arizona; the location hit 78F along the slopes of the Southern Rockies as the region saw high pressure...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-11-05 15:42:46

November 2012: A mild month in store with the chance of seeing a significant storm, however overall should be mild with the average forecasted temps to be around the 50-60F range. There is the chance of seeing 6-8 days even being warmer and also 8-10 days being colder. The month will see 0.5-1.0 in of rainfall along with 2-4in of snowfall possible. The majority of the snow may come in one event for the month. December 2012: Temps will slightly fall for the month but overall it could be a...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-30 14:38:21

November 2012: A warm month will start for the region, followed by a mid-month run into old man winter. Expect the average temps for the month to be around 40-50F with the potential of seeing 6-8 days above that and 6-8  days below. The month’s precipitation will include a trace to 0.25in of rainfall along with the possibility of seeing 2-4in of snowfall. December 2012. The month will be ushered in by some cooler temps with the average dropping into the 30-40F range. There is a chance...

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