Spring 2018 seasonal tornado outlook

The United States is running behind schedule in the tornado numbers department this year. Will the quiet trend we have seen thus far continue as we head into April, and May?  We might see a few strong Thunderstorms towards the end of this week but nothing too severe. (Storm Prediction Center)   Looking out into […]

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Severe Storms: How to Reduce Your Anxiety

Anticipating the arrival of a hurricane, tornado, blizzard, or any severe storm strikes fear and anxiety in the people in its path for good reason. Natural disasters disrupt lives in significant ways, including creating physical and mental health problems and major economic challenges. And the never-ending news about a storm’s arrival may increase your anxiety, […]

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Southeast U.S. Weather Update

The astronomical winter ended a bit above normal thanks to two extra weeks of warmth in February in the southeast. The last 30 days were colder east. The 90 days were drier in the far southeast, especially Florida. The EC op run has a slow-moving storm that threatens the first major severe weather outbreak of […]

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Weather Channel Pioneers

Yahoo reported yesterday “Byron Allen continues to expand his Entertainment Studios media holdings with the purchase of The Weather Channel basic cable TV network. Through his company Allen Media, Allen has acquired the Weather Group, parent company of The Weather Channel TV network and Local Now streaming service, from The Blackstone Group, Bain Capital and […]

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2018 Summer Outlook

February 28, 2018 Fast starting very warm summer for much of U.S. Centered in the Plains. Early ending of Summer possible though (opposite of last year) Long-standing analogs from last year have 2006 and 1951 now leading the way. Weak El Niño may try to develop. Very little cool anywhere in the nation. Hurricane preliminary […]

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Reports of serious damage as tornado rips through Alabama university campus

Severe storms including at least one tornado slammed Alabama’s Jacksonville State University on Monday night, as state troopers said the damage left the city looking like a “war zone.” Strong winds downed trees and damaged buildings as the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed a “damaging and possibly large tornado” near Jacksonville and Calhoun Counties, predicted to […]

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