Weather or Not Archive: April, 2011

Tornado winds: First estimates

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It's probably going to take at least a week to figure out precisely how many tornadoes spun through the Southeast in this week's historic outbreak... Read more

Tornados: Why is this happening?

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The horrific tornado outbreak in the Southeast already is the third-deadliest on record, and by the the time the total death toll is computed... Read more

Beach-fill footnote

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We mentioned in an article in the Monday Inquirer that in raw, unadjusted dollars, about $545 million worth of sand has been pumped on New... Read more

Snow: Forecasts vs. reality

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The region is about to pass a significant anniversary in its snow climatology. Officially, 0.1 inches of snow was measured at Philadelphia... Read more

Twisted weather

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By any measure this has been a violent month for atmopsheric behavior across the country, and so far 559 tornado sightings have been reported... Read more

Drought watch

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Yet again the rivers and streams have taken on that chocolate look among the whitecaps after another deluge. The weekend rains swelled the... Read more

Worldwide, a cooler March

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While last month was the 13th warmest March in the period of record dating to 1880, it was the coolest one in 11 years. That had a lot to... Read more

Weather alert

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Ordinarily we wouldn't post a comment about a sunny day in April, but this one is noteworthy in that it is about to break an impressive streak... Read more