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2011-08-16 13:26:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With record summer temperatures scorching most of the U.S., consumers everywhere are looking for answers to reduce their home heating and cooling costs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110816/CL53261 ) The Titan Agency, an Atlanta-based full service advertising and marketing agency with offices in Miami, recently teamed up with home improvement expert Danny Lipford to produce a satellite media tour (SMT) for its client, Bosch...

2011-08-11 07:00:00

ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC) and Twitter today announced the launch of The Weather Channel Social, an integration of local, weather-related Tweets across TWCC's television, Web and mobile platforms. Now consumers will be able to see real-time Tweets about local weather displayed alongside forecasts on weather.com, through The Weather Channel on mobile, and on television. This unique integration was made possible by Wiredset's...

2011-07-25 12:29:00

MADISON, Wis., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Weather Central, a global provider of enterprise weather solutions and forecasting, today announced an agreement with Progressive® Insurance that will leverage the company's Live:Wire® HailZone(TM) data and radar analytics to provide advanced warning of severe hailstorms to drivers who sign up at www.progressive.com/weatheralerts. With this industry-first hail forecast service, consumers will be able to...

2011-07-22 12:20:39

Town hall, underwritten by the National Science Foundation, focuses on clean energy and green jobs "Changing Planet: Clean Energy, Green Jobs, and Global Competition," one of a series of town hall meetings on the impact of climate change, will air Tuesday at 9 p.m. EDT on The Weather Channel. NBC News Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson moderated the event hosted at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., on April 12. "Today's technology allows us to think...

2011-07-01 09:05:00

NEWTOWN, Conn., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Forecast International today announced the launch of a new Division: Synergistic Power, Energy and Resources (SPEAR). As the world's premier provider of market intelligence, forecasts and databases for gas turbines and steam turbines, Forecast International already has a substantial footprint in the power and energy industries. However, the new Division will build upon this expertise and expand its base to cover renewable and alternative...

2011-05-25 16:15:00

ATLANTA, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 2011 has been one of the most dangerous severe weather years in recent history, with over 400 fatalities to date and massive damage between the Southeast's tornado outbreak in late April to the current spate of tornadoes that are devastating parts of the Midwest this week. Dr. Greg Forbes, severe weather expert at The Weather Channel, offers his top 10 suggestions for keeping you and your family safe in the event of a tornado watch or warning: If...

2011-05-16 08:00:00

MADISON, Wis., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, MyWeather is changing the way consumers receive and use weather information with the launch of MyWeather.com and the announcement of new, free apps for the iPhone and Android devices. An app for the iPad will also launch in the coming weeks. The most personal and precise suite of weather products for consumers anywhere on the globe, MyWeather is six times more precise in providing location-specific weather conditions than its competitors...

2011-04-27 08:00:00

MADISON, Wis., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MyWeather, a new consumer brand from Weather Central, the world's leading provider of interactive weather graphics and data services for television, Web, and mobile, is projecting cloudy skies and scattered showers throughout the Royal Wedding at the end of this week. The multimedia extravaganza, which will marry Prince William and Kate Middleton, will take place at Westminster Abbey this Friday, but onlookers would be wise to bring their...

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2012-05-21 10:01:55

Can someone with arthritis forecast the weather? It is possible even though most people don’t think so. Anyone that has some form of arthritis can tell you when it’s about to get colder as there joints start to flare up and the pain starts to increase. This is because the temperature is getting colder and high pressure is moving into the area. When high pressure moves into an area it is made up of colder weather which is the cold air sinking from the upper levels of the atmosphere down...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.