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New Satellite Will Advance Weather Forecasts on Earth and in Space DENVER, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The two large modules of the first GOES-R series weather satellite spacecraft
PENSACOLA, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Company of Southern Alabama is offering 30 days of free
A new report from a Purdue University expert has found that substantial tornado episodes and particularly strong tornadoes are more inclined to take place within sustained bouts of storm activity lasting three or more days.
Leading digital innovation company collaborated with The Weather Channel to design and develop new app that now provides new experience for users with social functions, improved data and a fresh, modern
Drive-Through Donation Drop-Off This Thursday and Friday Estero, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Miromar Outlets in Estero is teaming up with the America Red
The weather system that dropped tornadoes in seven central and southern US states on April 27-28, moved east and generated more tornadoes on April 29.
Veteran-led disaster group responds to storms, encourages public preparedness as severe weather threatens 75 million. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 29, 2014
Storm still a threat as it moves eastward; people should prepare and use free app alerts WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is responding across the
NASA has just released an animation of visible and infrared satellite data from NOAA's GOES-East satellite that shows the development and movement of the weather system that spawned tornadoes affecting seven central and southern US states on April 27-28, 2014.
A collaborative campaign has been launched to prepare Americans for natural disasters. The campaign – called “America’s PrepareAthon!” – encourages people around the country to practice preparedness now before the next disaster or national emergency strikes.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.