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2009-03-16 05:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- SWIFT Weather released today Weather Defender(R) software for monitoring, forecasting, and alerting on severe weather threats. The new weather radar software is designed for emergency management professionals and first responders requiring accurate forecasts and storm tracking, including law enforcement, police and fire departments, city and county governments, security personnel, emergency medical technicians, and other climate-impacted businesses....

2009-03-13 13:50:00

Union Condemns Company Attempts to Outsource Work, Cut Quality Jobs NEW YORK, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Negotiations between the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians-CWA and NBC Universal are scheduled to resume Monday, March 16. When union and company negotiators last met in December, little progress was made. However, based on recent events, NBC Universal still doesn't seem ready to bargain a fair contract, said NABET-CWA President John S. Clark, citing...

2009-03-05 12:16:00

ATLANTA, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Geoffrey Darby has been named executive vice president of programming for The Weather Channel. In his new role, he will have overall responsibility for the network's programming and production operations and report to the CEO of The Weather Channel. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080318/CLTU075LOGO) In making this announcement, Lisa Gersh, interim CEO of The Weather Channel, said, "Geoffrey is a proven leader with a deep understanding of all...

2009-02-10 11:45:00

New Season Kicks Off Tornado Week; TWC Asks Viewers to Submit Stories to be Featured in a Upcoming Storm Stories Episode ATLANTA, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Storm Stories, the series that chronicles the true stories of survivors and rescuers battling amazing weather events, returns to The Weather Channel Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. ET. The first episode, which kicks off Tornado Week, will feature the tornado that struck Windsor, CO, in 2008. To mark the debut of the new season, The Weather Channel is...

2009-01-08 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year running, global experiential marketing agency Jack Morton Worldwide has designed and built a groundbreaking environment to help NBC Universal shine at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), to be held January 8-11, 2009, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Jack Morton team behind the NBCU experience includes Emmy Award-winning designer Jim Fenhagen, who leads the agency's broadcast design studio, Jack Morton PDG. The environment is also...

2009-01-05 08:13:00

TUALATIN, Ore., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon Scientific, one of the leading designers and worldwide marketers of personal electronics, today announced its 2009 product portfolio, which is being unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas (January 8-11). Product highlights include an expansion of the popular All Terrain Camera (ATC) line, innovations in personal weather stations and a Wi-Fi updatable interactive globe. Products being unveiled include:...

2008-12-09 10:01:00

MIAMI, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the recent launch of starMedia Clima, a new, comprehensive weather-related Portal service powered by The Weather Channel Interactive (TWCi), the two media leaders have announced they also will partner in developing their Pan-regional sales efforts. Under the terms of the agreement, starMedia will represent the Espanol site of TWCi for the advertising sales initiatives in Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic Market. (Logo:...

2008-12-02 11:05:00

WAYNE, Pa., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Planalytics Inc., the global leader in Business Weather Intelligence(R), released its November WeatherCall(SM) report highlighting how stark temperature differences throughout the month resulted in uneven consumer demand for seasonal items. Overall, November 2008 ended up warmer than normal, with the warmth particularly pronounced in the West. Repeating shots of cold arctic air invaded the Eastern half of North America from the middle of the month on,...

2008-11-20 19:53:09

The Weather Channel says it has been forced to lay off some employees because of the stormy state of the U.S. economy. WSBTV, Atlanta said officials at the cable network, based in Georgia, declined to say how many people were affected by Wednesday's firings. Also unknown is whether any on-air personalities are now unemployed. The economic realities of recent months have created challenges for everyone in our business, company officials said in a statement issued to WSBTV. In addition, when...

2008-10-07 09:00:17

DALLAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. and AccuWeather.com(R) today announced the initial launch of Weather On Demand, an interactive feature that allows AT&T U-verse(SM) TV customers to find the weather information they want, in the city they want, at the time they want -- all at the touch of a button. Weather On Demand content is provided by AccuWeather.com, "The World's Weather Authority." U-verse TV customers in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Indianapolis and...


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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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'