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2012-04-23 03:24:18

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 22, 2012: Three tornadoes where confirmed along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The first tornado was rated as an EF-0 by the National Weather Service with winds near 70mph. This storm did cause structural damage and tree damage around the Long Beach, MS area. The second storm was rated an EF-1 and occurred just north of Gulfport, MS with winds near 90mph. This storm also caused a mobile home to be thrown over and many trees to...

Big Story Weather – March 23, 2012
2012-03-23 08:29:50

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story news from March 22, 2012: Three tornadoes where confirmed along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The first tornado was rated as an EF-0 by the National Weather Service with winds near 70mph this storm did cause structural damage and tree damage around the Long Beach, MS area. The second storm was rated and EF-1 and occurred just north of Gulfport, MS with winds near 90mph. This storm also caused a mobile home to be thrown over and many trees...

2008-07-11 12:00:41

By Jason Meisner, Chicago Tribune Jul. 11--A line of powerful thunderstorms swept through the Chicago area Thursday night, knocking out power to thousands of customers and causing delays of more than 90 minutes at the city's airports. Fueled by humid air and temperatures in the 80s, the storms fired north of Chicago and began to cross into Illinois from the Wisconsin state line late Thursday afternoon, National Weather Service meteorologist Chris Gitro said. As it headed south out of...

2006-02-12 11:50:51

BOSTON (Reuters) - A powerful snowstorm belted the northeastern United States on Sunday with flashes of lightning and whiteout conditions, forcing airports to close, snarling traffic and bringing joy to New England's ski resorts. As much as 22.8 inches of snow fell in New York's central park, the second heaviest snowfall on record, topped only by a blizzard in 1947, said the National Weather Service. "It is quite a storm," said Brian Ciemnecki, a meteorologist at the National Weather...

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2004-11-25 12:00:04

Travelers didn't plan on starting their long Thanksgiving weekend stuck in airports or driving on slippery roads, but then again they hadn't figured on snow - and a lot of it. A blanket of white stretched from the Great Lakes region to the central Plains. Accumulations from the Midwest's first major snowfall of the season ranged from 4 inches in southeastern Iowa to 9 inches in southern Michigan, the National Weather Service said. High winds and thunderstorms also worked their way across...


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2012-05-21 13:46:02

Austin Texas is located in the Southern Part of the United States. To the west the elevation increases while to the east the elevation slopes down towards the Gulf of Mexico. Temperatures for Austin Texas: January through February the normal temperatures range from the 40’s during the evening to the 60’s during the day. March shows a slight warming trend as the averages are in the 50’s during the evening and the days warm into the 70’s. April through May as spring continues the...

The Nor’easter of April 2012
2012-05-07 14:43:40

What makes a Nor’easter so special to the world of weather? Is it because of the massive region that is impacted or is it because of the strength of the storm? Both of these statements are true. Nor’easters are most common in the late fall through early spring.  They form when conditions are favorable for their development. Most typically what happens is, an area of Low pressure will form in the southern plains and move eastward. As you can see from our April storm the system started...

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