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2013-04-17 04:00:42

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from April 16: Another round of snow arrived in the Northern Plains and extended back towards Colorado. Severe weather also fired up over the Southern Plains. The rest of the country enjoyed a nice Spring day. Big Story Weather Discussion for April 17: Low pressure moving over Western Texas will bring showers and thunderstorms to the...

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2013-04-16 04:00:33

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from April 15: The new storm system moving through the Southwest and Rockies has been dropping snow and rain in this region, with some places getting over six inches of snow and near one inch of rainfall. The second story was the strong thunderstorms that moved across South Florida yesterday. Last night the severe weather that started across the...

2013-04-15 08:27:08

NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today named Steve Agase as Senior Vice President of Music & Entertainment Ad Sales, West Coast. In his new role, Agase will oversee West Coast ad sales for Viacom Media Networks Music and Entertainment, a portfolio that includes both linear and digital assets across CMT, COMEDY CENTRAL, MTV, LOGO, Spike TV, TV Land, and VH1. Agase will report to Jeff Lucas, Head of Sales for Music & Entertainment, out of the...

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2013-04-15 04:00:36

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from April 12-14: Another very busy weekend as another storm system pushed through the Plains bringing ice, snow and strong winds to the north and another round of severe weather to the Gulf Coast. Wind damage was sporadic across the Gulf Coast with wind gusts near 65-70mph along the MS Gulf Coast during this event. Snowfall amounts around 6+...

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2013-04-09 04:00:32

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from April 8: The big news from yesterday was the arrival of the monster snow storm in the Rockies and Northern Plains as places already started measuring snowfall in the feet through the Rockies. This will continue today along with some severe weather that setup from Nebraska to Texas. Big Story Weather Discussion for April 9: Low...

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2013-04-05 04:00:24

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from April 3-4: The big story over the past couple of days has been the strong storm system that moved through the eastern half of the United States dumping heavy rainfall amounts along the Gulf Coast and also severe weather into Florida. The second story has been the below normal temps moving across the northern United States again associated...

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2013-04-01 04:00:49

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 29-31: A storm system that moved through the Southern Plains and Gulf Coast region brought some severe weather to the area, with a few reported tornadoes and also hail and damaging winds along with heavy rainfall to the region. Big Story Weather Discussion for April 1: Low pressure moving up the East Coast will bring a few rain...

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2013-03-28 04:00:07

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 27: The biggest story across the United States yesterday was the cold weather. Many places from the Rockies to the East Coast saw temps around 10-30 degrees below normal. Big Story Weather Discussion for March 28: High pressure will settle in over the Great Lakes bringing colder air to the East today. A new storm system will...

2013-03-27 12:25:31

Driving Revenue for More than 60 Percent of the Top Grossing Games Publishers, Fiksu Triples Hiring Plans to Support Publishers on West Coast and in Asia SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE, BOOTH 123 -- Fiksu, Inc. (www.fiksu.com), developer of the award-winning Fiksu Mobile App Marketing Platform and the FreeMyApps app and game discovery platform, today announced it is helping 32 of the top 50 grossing game publishers overcome the enormous...

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2013-03-27 04:00:29

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 26: The top story was the cold air that invaded about 70 percent of the country with temps running anywhere from 10-30 degrees below normal as this late season strong cold high pressure area continues to move southeastward across the US. Big Story Weather Discussion for March 27: Again today will be the high pressure sliding...


Latest West Coast Reference Libraries

The California Current
2012-07-17 13:37:35

The California current runs north to south along the West Coast of the United States. This current has huge impacts on the weather along the west coast. Along California this current is responsible for extensive Marine Fog layers every day during the summer, especially when the land is warmer than the waters along the coast. Also in the California area this current keeps the coastal cities cooler such as San Diego. In the Northwest along the coast of Seattle this current is responsible for...

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2009-04-28 15:44:30

Brodiaea coronaria or Crown Brodiaea is indigenous to the west coast of North America growing in mountains and prairies. Blooming perennially this herb sprouts from a corm and produces tall flowers reaching nearly 10 inches in height with small stems bearing blooms that are similar to lilies. Each tubular flower opens into a corolla of six lobes each just over one inch in length boast a bright purple coloring along with three centrally located stamens and satminodes.

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2006-02-21 16:25:08

The Peruvian Pelican (Pelecanus thagus) is a member of the pelican family which lives on the west coast of South America, from Lobos de Tierra Island in Peru to Pupuya Islet in Chile. These birds are dark in color with a white stripe from the top of the bill, up to the crown and down the sides of the neck. Also, they have tufted feathers on the top of their heads. The main breeding season occurs from September to March. Females usually lay two or three eggs which are incubated for...

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2006-02-21 06:14:22

The Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) is a large sparrow and the sole member of the genus Passerella. Adults of this bird are heavily spotted and streaked underneath. In eastern and northern birds, the upper parts, wings, rump and tail are rusty and the underparts are white with streaks rusty to dark brown. Western birds have dark brown upperparts and dark brown streaks underneath. In some regions, western birds may have grey on the head and back. Their breeding habitat is wooded areas...

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