10 Easy ways to prepare for any unexpected disaster
I sat down with disaster preparation expert Donna Stephens recently and quizzed her on what all of the rest of us need to do to be prepared for any kind of disaster. You see, back in 2018, I distinctly remember joking about the twenty packs of toilet paper in Donna’s garage, thinking it was awfully excessive.
Become a Chicago Volunteer Research Scientist for Heat Watch 2023 Mapping City's Hottest Spots
Chicago looking for volunteers that will be trained as research scientists to help collect data heat intensity for NOAA. The City of Chicago, in collaboration with several community-based organizations, has launched the Heat Watch 2023 campaign, an ambitious project aimed at mapping the heat across the city on a single summer day. This initiative brings together local volunteers, public and private organizations, universities, and non-profit groups to generate high-resolution heat maps and develop innovative solutions to combat extreme heat in Chicago.
Clay County Emergency Management Director retires days into hurricane season
Clay County’s Emergency Management Director John Ward announced his retirement Tuesday, just six days into the start of hurricane season. Ward’s retirement comes after 25 years serving the Clay County community, including 18 years in the emergency management department. According to Clay County Public Information Officer Jessica Barreto, Ward’s retirement will go into effect July 1, 2023.
Golfing Is Enjoyed By Many in Utah With The Good Weather
Spring and Summer weather make golfing in Utah a regular activity. Although Utah does normally have snow in the Winter months, some golf courses open when there is no snow on the golf course. It may be cold, but golfers get out in almost all kinds of weather to hit that little ball into a round cup.
Cutoff Low Just Keeps Spinning Near New England...
New England has been in the midst of a very dreary weather pattern thanks to a blocked up pattern involving a cutoff low sitting just to New England's east. This area of low pressure has been cycling a lot of clouds and showers across eastern New England. Much of New England will get a brief break today as the system pushes further east. New England (minus Maine) will be looking at highs in the low 70s.
Larry’s local honey and bee pollen, the health benefits, and weather impacts on production
What is better tasting than local honey? It is sweeter than refined sugar with health benefits packaged in a small container. Larry Smith, a local Benson, Arizona, business owner, has plenty of local honey for sale at his roadside stands just off the I-10 highway. He sells his honey on Saturdays off exit 297 J6/Mescal and on Sundays at exit 281, going on Route 83 between 8 am and 3:30 pm.
New York State Is Waking Up To A Strange Looking Sky This Morning
All around New York State, citizens are waking up to a peculiar scene. There is an easy explanation for this, and you've probably already smelled it. Actually, it's Canadian wildfire smoke. But don't think we're safe. According to the National Weather Service, six states, including ours, are in a red flag warning due to hot, dry, and unstable weather.
East coast residents are waking up this morning to an Air Quality Alert for the next two days
This morning residents in New York and New Jersey were unpleased by an untimely air quality alert that stretches throughout states between 10 and 11 am this morning. Videos posted to social media show grass looking as if a dusting of snow had fallen onto the ground, showing how much the air quality could be unhealthy for some people walking around the two states to get to work or go to school this morning.
The Health Department Issues an Ocean Water Use Warning for Seven L.A. Beaches
The Health Department issues a bacteria warning for seven LA beaches. Barriers warn people to stay away from a drainage that carries dangerous levels of bacteria into the ocean south of Will Rogers State Beach.
Possible flash floods in New Mexico and Texas
While heavy rain and flash floods are possible across the southern High Plains over the next few days, the northern Plains will see above-average temperatures throughout the region, the National Weather Service said.
Dreary Weather Pattern Continues For New England, When Does it End?
New England has been in the midst of a very dreary weather pattern thanks to a blocked up pattern involving a cutoff low sitting just to New England's east. This area of low pressure has been cycling a lot of clouds and showers across eastern New England. The million dollar question is exactly when does this less-than-ideal pattern end? While it will be with us for a little while longer, there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
History of Tornadoes in New England
Every summer, a small handful of tornadoes touch down across New England. New England Storm Center has been keeping track of every New England tornado since 2009. A vast majority of these storms are very weak and short lived. Only three tornadoes since 2008 has been ranked higher than EF1 strength. Every once in a while, however, New England gets hammered by a powerful twister or even a small outbreak. Here's a look through New England's most notable tornadic events:
Gusty winds and low-moderate fire potential for Southwestern Arizona on Monday
Expect winds gusting between 30 and40 mph on Monday afternoon 5 June 2023 in Southwestern Arizona. There is a significant low-pressure system located in Southern California and Arizona border with an associated tight pressure gradient impacting Southwestern Arizona. This low pressure creates conditions for strong southerly winds sustained to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Expect gusty winds between 12 am and 8 pm with the strongest gust potential between 1 and 5 pm.
Cloudy Saturday Afternoon at The Beach in San Diego as June Gloom Continues
Cloudy Saturday Afternoon at The Beach in San Diego as June Gloom Continues
Frontal Boundary Will Lead to Cool, Unsettled Weather For New England All Week
The potent cold front that swept through New England yesterday, bringing with it localized flooding and severe thunderstorms, has stalled just to New England's south amid yet another blocking pattern. As per the case with stalled frontal boundaries, multiple cutoff lows will ride the boundary and linger in the Gulf of Maine.
EMERGENCY ALERT: Hudson River Faces Hazmat Crisis in Upstate New York
A startling "EMERGENCY ALERT" has been issued concerning a hazardous materials (hazmat) situation unfolding in the majestic Hudson River of Upstate New York. The Village of Coxsackie, at approximately 10:20 a.m. on Sunday, urgently notified residents of this concerning development.
New York State Summer Snow
Hello and welcome back to the farm! Today's video is of New York State Summer Snow! Right now our Cottonwood Tree is in full fluff mode, making it look like fluffy snow is falling in summer!
New England June Weather Outlook: Cooler
The start of meteorological summer has arrived. While the very beginning of the month certainly feels like summer, there is a big time cool down coming. This cool down currently looks like it will be more of the rule than the exception this month. Here's a breakdown of weather trends heading into the month.
Barometric Pressure Report: Tippecanoe County Fibro, Arthritis, and Chronic Pain Sufferers
Looks like we are going to be staying on the trend of a roller coaster ride of barometric pressures in the upcoming days. Saturday we will be at the border of feeling good, and not so good. Then, starting Monday, we hit over 30.0inHg and dips in the evening to below that magical sweet spot. Since humidity will be relatively low most of the week....make sure to do most activities in the morning and early afternoon, to remain as comfortable as possible.