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Cold Winters May Be Caused By Warmer Summers
2012-01-14 04:15:14

Scientists have offered up a convincing explanation for the harsh winters recently experienced in the Northern Hemisphere; increasing temperatures and melting ice in the Arctic regions creating more snowfall in the autumn months at lower latitudes. Their findings may throw light on specific weather incidents such as the extremely harsh Florida winter of 2010 which ended up killing a host of tropical creatures, as well as the chaos-causing snow that fell on the UK in December 2010....

2012-01-05 08:00:00

Maps Make Finding Winter-Related Businesses, Events, and Places Easy Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 MapMuse today announced the release of its Winter Fun and Winter Services maps, two series of web-based locators that find winter-themed retailers, services, and places across the USA and Canada. Included among the Winter Fun maps are topics like Ice Rinks, Ski Resorts, Snowmobile Tours, Polar Bear Plunges, and Winter Festivals, while the Winter Services maps include Fireplace...

2011-12-23 01:45:00

Roadfish.com has released its annual 6 ways to enjoy the winter solstice list. The winter solstice falls on December 22nd, 2011 and is the longest night of the year. Minden, Nevada (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 The winter Solstice falls on December 22nd this year, and RoadFish.com has released its list of 6 Ways To Enjoy The Winter Solstice. The author of the article is said in an interview, "With an estimated 21,000,000 people in the United States suffering from depression according to Mental...

2011-11-01 12:00:00

Online publication continues its reign as the Internetâs number 1 resource for first-time, recreational and competitive snowshoers Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 SnowshoeMagazine.com, the sole e-magazine focused on the worldwide sport of snowshoeing, launched an all-new website â“ its fifth iteration in its eight-year history. Since launching in late 2003, Snowshoe Magazine has continued its mission to introduce snowshoeing to a mainstream audience,...

2011-10-19 19:00:00

Worst Weather in the Country is Forecast to hit Chicago and the Midwest; Agility Recoveryâs Webinar Will Focus on What Businesses Can do to Prepare Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 Winter weather is around the corner, and the worst snow and cold this season is aiming straight for the Chicago area. Meteorologists are predicting up to 58 inches of snow in Chicago, with Minneapolis, Philadelphia and New York City not far behind. According to Paul Pastelok, AccuWeather.com...

2011-09-19 07:00:00

Water restoration provider suggests being proactive in protecting your home from the elements as colder weather begins to be felt across the country. All it takes are a few simple steps to ward off Old Man Winter. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 With the official beginning of fall just days away, lower temperatures mean an entirely new environment for your home to exist in for the next five or six months, and environment that can lend itself to flood and water damage if not properly...

2011-07-27 13:35:52

Discovery puts scientists closer to human application Hibernation is an essential survival strategy for some animals and scientists have long thought it could also hold promise for human survival. But how hibernation works is largely unknown. Scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have successfully induced hibernation at will, showing how the process is initiated. Their research is published in the July 26 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. A hibernating animal has a reduced...


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Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-30 13:44:17

November 2012: A mild start to the month will be followed up by a vigorous finish as temps rapidly slide. The forecasted average for the month is to be near 40-50F, while there is the possibility of seeing 7-9 days warmer than that along with 6-8 days becoming colder than the average. The month will also include a few chances of rain totaling around a Trace-0.25in. Winter weather for the month will include snowfall amounts around 4-6in total. December 2012: The month is going to be colder...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-08 09:29:22

November 2012: A pretty mild month is in store for the area as temps will average around the 30-40F range along with seeing 10-12 days being warmer. There is also the chance of seeing about 4-6 days being a touch bit colder. There will be multiple frost and freezes during the month along with a Trace-0.5in of rainfall for the month. The winter weather will include a special edition of snowfall in the range of 1-2in for the month. December 2012. The cold will begin to set in during the...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-05 09:36:27

November 2012: The month is going to be a tad bit warm to start with and then quickly transition into a colder month with the forecasted average to be around 30-40F, with the chance of seeing 4-6 days being warmer and 4-6 days being colder. The rainfall will be around a Trace-0.25in. Winter Weather Impacts will include 1-2in of snowfall for the month. December 2012. Temps are going to drop off for the month with the averages being around 20-30F with a small window of 2-4 days being...

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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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