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Hurricane Sandy
2015-01-31 12:38:29

RedOrbit sits down with Columbia professor and author Adam Sobel to discuss Hurricane Sandy and the future impact of climate change on storms.

crying infant
2015-01-30 18:03:01

In this week’s (duh) installment of This Week in Obvious Science, we discover that babies have feelings, alcohol is a contributing factor to alcohol-related ailments, why (possibly) weather forecasts aren’t always accurate, and that money is a great incentive to get pregnant women to quit smoking.

2015-01-29 23:12:38

Regroup’s authoritative white paper will provide emergency managers and business continuity professionals with an excellent resource for enhancing public safety and emergency communications

2015-01-29 23:03:47

After a devastating blizzard in the Northeast, several homes in the Massachusetts were destroyed as a result of the coastal flooding, strong winds and snowfall.

2015-01-28 23:13:53

Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance will attend the Missouri Association of Fairs and Festivals annual convention, to be held in Columbia, Missouri, January 29 - February 1, 2015.

2015-01-28 12:22:34

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2015-01-27 23:02:12

Clear winter roads protect lives and commerce.

2015-01-26 16:23:53

Winter Storms Accounted For 15 Percent of All Catastrophe Losses in 2014 NEW YORK, Jan.


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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