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2014-04-10 23:21:54

With the second anniversary of the 2012 Hidalgo County, Texas hail storm recently passing, Wyly & Cook, LLP reminds insurance policyholders affected by the storm that they may still be able to secure compensation for their property damage. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The two-year anniversary of the March 29, 2012 hailstorm that struck the McAllen/Edinburg/Mission area of Hidalgo County, Texas has just passed. Yet, even after two years, there are still many residents and...

2014-04-08 23:31:48

Free Midland Weather Alert Radios to be Given Away at Baseball Game on April 11th Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Midland Radio Corporation is partnering with the Birmingham Barons organization and Academy Sports + Outdoors to donate over $10,000 worth of their most popular weather alert radios to fans at the baseball game on Friday, April 11th, 2014. The two models given away will include the WR120 desktop model and the HH54VP handheld unit. Academy Sports + Outdoors is donating...

2014-04-08 08:28:17

PARIS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netatmo, an innovation company developing consumer electronics for a better and connected lifestyle, announces today the availability of Rain Gauge for the Netatmo Personal Weather Station. Weather fans can measure the level of rainfall directly from their smartphone. Consumers can monitor their personal rain fall and know when to water their plants. The Netatmo Rain Gauge records the amount of rainfall per hour or cumulated over longer periods...

2014-04-07 16:24:47

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- AccuWeather, Inc. has accepted an invitation to participate in the Microsoft Corp. Perceptive Pixel Pilot Partner Program. The official agreement allows AccuWeather, as one of a select number of program partners, to bring Microsoft's latest touchscreen products to its broad range of business partners and customers that span across a variety of industries. With the addition of Perceptive Pixel...

M-class Solar Flare
2014-04-03 06:12:35

Karen C. Fox, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center On April 2, 2014, the sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 10:05 a.m. EDT, and NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured imagery of the event. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth's atmosphere to physically affect humans on the ground, however -- when intense enough -- they can disturb the atmosphere in the layer where GPS and communications signals travel. To...

2014-04-02 23:00:40

Meteovista launches Meteovista HD for iPad, now available worldwide in the App Store. Using weather forecasts compiled by an in-house teams of meteorologist experts, Meteovista HD is a truly unique app that is fully customizable to suit each user’s needs. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Meteovista describes Meteovista HD for iPad as the best weather app available for the iPad. The app has been available in the Netherlands since June 2013 and has already been crowned the best...

2014-04-01 08:23:39

Wearing a high-tech impact resistant suit to ensure survival, innovator Steve Green unveils plans to become the first man to intentionally walk into a tornado CANTON, Ohio, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Green is known for his historic drive into a tornado riding in his Tornado Attack Vehicle. With the 2014 tornado season dead ahead, 53-year-old Steve Green, a former NASCAR driver, plans to elevate his adrenaline level to even greater heights by walking into a tornado and...

2014-04-01 08:21:11

OGDEN, Utah, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tempus Global Data, Inc. announced today that it has opened operations in Utah to deliver next generation weather data to commercial and government customers. Tempus will provide critical weather data through the use of the Utah State University-built Sounding & Tracking Observatory for Regional Meteorology instrument under an exclusive agreement. STORM is designed to be hosted on satellites flying in geostationary orbit, able to...

2014-03-31 23:36:48

During every hurricane season, there is a tendency to make preparations at the very last minute. Chairman of Cool Group of companies, Joey Issa, is calling for an early start in order to protect lives and property ahead of the upcoming 2014 Atlantic weather systems. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 In the midst of the 2014 pre-hurricane season (before June) Chairman of Cool Group of companies Joseph J. Issa, says Jamaicans should stop being complacent in their preparations for the annual hurricane...

Final Joplin Tornado Report Issued By NIST
2014-03-31 13:56:17

NIST The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. The final report is strengthened by clarifications and supplemental text suggested by organizations and individuals from across the nation in response to the request for comments on the draft Joplin report, released Nov. 21, 2013. The revisions did not alter the investigation team's major...


Latest Weather Reference Libraries

Tristram’s Storm Petrel, Oceanodroma tristrami
2013-04-22 14:33:05

The Tristram’s Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma tristrami) is a species of seabird in the family of storm-petrels called Hydrobatidae. The species’ specific and common name comes from the English clergyman Henry Baker Tristram, the species can also be known as the Sooty Storm-petrel. The Tristram’s Storm Petrel is distribution across the North Pacific Ocean; mainly in tropical seas. This storm-petrel has long angular wings and is 24 cm long. The plumage is dark all over with a slightly pale...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

Humid Pampas
2013-04-18 22:43:40

The Humid Pampa is an extensive region of flat, fertile grassland of loessic origin in Argentina. It has a precipitation average of 900 mm per year, compared to the Dry Pampas towards the west, which average less than 700 mm. Similar to the Pampas in general, the region's terrain is mostly hilly and of a temperate climate, though rich mollisols are more abundant here than to the west, where the soils are loessic origin are more common. This area is characterized by four distinct...

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