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Archive: April, 2011
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Tornado winds: First estimates
Fri, Apr 29, 2011, 3:53 PM
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...
Tornados: Why is this happening?
Thu, Apr 28, 2011, 12:05 PM
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...
Tue, Apr 26, 2011, 2:41 PM
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...
Snow: Forecasts vs. reality
Tue, Apr 26, 2011, 2:28 PM
The region is about to pass a significant anniversary in its snow climatology. Officially, 0.1 inches of snow was measured at Philadelphia...
Tue, Apr 26, 2011, 11:27 AM
By any measure this has been a violent month for atmopsheric behavior across the country, and so far 559 tornado sightings have been reported...
Mon, Apr 18, 2011, 11:42 AM
Yet again the rivers and streams have taken on that chocolate look among the whitecaps after another deluge. The weekend rains swelled the...
Worldwide, a cooler March
Thu, Apr 14, 2011, 4:37 PM
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...
Thu, Apr 14, 2011, 3:54 PM
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...
Anthony R. Wood has been writing about the atmosphere for
for 26 years.