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2013-01-31 04:00:38

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from January 30: The severe weather was the biggest story from yesterday with over five tornadoes touching down in Northwest Georgia. There were numerous injuries and even a few deaths that occurred because of these storms. On the other side of the storm was the heavy snowfall which occurred in the Western Great Lakes with some places picking up over...

2013-01-28 16:21:02

TSX.V Symbol: "WND" OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF" Issued and Outstanding: 70,462,806 VANCOUVER, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. -- (the "Company" or "Western Wind") (TSX Venture Exchange -- "WND") (OTCQX -- "WNDEF") wishes to comment on this morning's announcement from Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P. and its indirect subsidiary WWE Equity Holdings Inc. (together "Brookfield").  Brookfield announced today that it was increasing its offer for...

2013-01-22 20:20:30

TSX.V Symbol: "WND" OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF" Issued and Outstanding: 70,475,306 VANCOUVER, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. - (the "Company" or "Western Wind") (TSX Venture Exchange - "WND") (OTCQX - "WNDEF") states that during the past few days we have met with representatives of Brookfield for the purpose of discussing an increase in the Offer above $2.50 a share. We came to that meeting at the request of Brookfield with the understanding that they were prepared...

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2013-01-22 04:00:00

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from January 21: The first big story of the day was the lake effect snows that began to kick in over the Eastern Great Lakes. This event is one of the biggest in a while for this region to see such heavy snowfalls, especially after last year´s warm winter. The second thing was the cold air that hit from the Northern Plains into parts of the...

2013-01-15 16:21:32

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency managers, policymakers, insurance industry professionals, teachers, weather experts and weather enthusiasts are invited to attend the 2(nd) annual National Tornado Summit in Oklahoma City March 10-12. "Since severe weather impacts everyone, this summit is for everyone," said Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak. "While the experts can learn valuable lessons about preparedness and response, those merely fascinated by...

2013-01-13 17:04:54

Thunderstorms mean tornadoes, and tornadoes mean damage and injury on a large scale. A water damage provider offers tips on staying safe when the weather turns dangerous. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration services in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on proper safety procedures in the event of a tornado. With 2012´s record severe weather and 2013´s thunderstorm season...

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2013-01-04 04:00:18

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story weather from January 3: The major story of the day was the significant winter storm that moved through Southwest Texas as some places like El Paso saw over 4 inches. As of this morning some of those same places are expected to see more snow through the early part of today. The next big story was the cold weather that filtered into the Gulf Coast region...

2013-01-03 20:20:10

- Continuing to Pursue Financing Alternatives - CHANTILLY, VA, Jan. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - BlueScout Technologies TSXV: SCT, providers of the BlueScout OCS-210 for optimized wind energy generation, announced today a reduction in headcount of 9 employees resulting in the reduction of normal day-to-day operations to conserve cash.  To date, even though the Company has not paid out any damages relative to legal disputes, the increasing cost of defending against multiple legal actions by...

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2013-01-02 04:00:54

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from December 31-January 1: A storm system moving though the Southern Plains brought the year to an end bringing a wintry mix to many places and also rainfall to the south. The year was also rounded out with colder air that plunged into the Northern Plains. Weather Outlook for January 2: High pressure over the Tennessee River Valley will...

2012-12-28 08:20:18

WORCESTER, Mass., Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC: MMMW) has received a notice of allowance from the US Patent Office regarding an improved diffuser designed to reduce the cost of electricity generated from wind energy. This innovation should help allow the company to effectively compete directly with coal and natural gas in the new year of 2013. Augmentation using diffusers applications is a method for increasing the wind velocity directed toward the...


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Weather Education - Air Mass Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 10:30:47

Air mass thunderstorms are found in marine time tropical air. In short they are also known as MT Thunderstorms. Air mass thunderstorms represent what is known as the common three stage thunderstorm development. This means that an air mass thunderstorm goes through the stages of Cumulus which is represented by the updrafts only being present; secondly it moves into the mature stage where it has both updrafts and downdrafts; finally it goes into the dissipating stage where you see only the...

Weather Education - Orographic Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 09:40:16

Orographic thunderstorms are formed when the air is pushed up a mountain side. This type of thunderstorm is found only on the windward side of a mountain range. In the United States we would find these types of thunderstorms on the western slopes of the Rocky Mountains and also on the western slopes of the Appalachians. Things that make this thunderstorm important: First of all they only form in certain geographical places on the earth as mentioned above. But they can form anywhere in the...

El Nino Update July 5, 2012
2012-07-05 11:03:00

Say it’s not so, but we could be very well on the verge of entering into an EL-Nino cycle soon. How soon? The latest forecast issued by the Climate Prediction Center has upped the chances of seeing EL-Nino this year now at 61% with the favorable time period pointing towards the 3rd quarter (July-September).  What does this mean to you? Well it all depends on where you’re living as EL-Nino has a wide array of impacts that are different everywhere around the globe. Here are a few...

ENSO Impacts on Baltimore Tornado Count
2012-12-29 12:12:03

ENSO has an impact on the severe weather across the United States.  As we look at the above graph we see that the area of Baltimore is impacted by ENSO and its tornado count. The stats are for the described years to the left of each bar. During a La-Nina the tornado count picks up for the region; within 50 miles of the city up to 9 tornadoes occurred during the 2000 event. The 2010 EL-Nino set into the region and the tornado count dropped to around 4 tornadoes within 50 miles of the...

Weather Report For July 27-29, 2012
2012-07-30 11:15:32

Three big weather events from this past weekend included the heat wave and also the severe weather that struck. First, the heat that is being, and has been, felt in the Southern Plains is on the average of 10-15 degrees above the average for many places, along with that is the Heat Index values that have been surpassing the 100-110 range. The second big impact of the weekend was the severe weather that went through PA/NY/NJ where there were confirmed tornadoes and the damage has put...

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