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Archive: October, 2012
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Weather alert: Spectacular days ahead
Fri, Oct 19, 2012, 4:50 PM
We are quick to alert our readers to impending atmospheric mayhem, so now we are delighted to inform that the rains have left a sheen of polish...
World warmth ties September record
Tue, Oct 16, 2012, 5:24 PM
With slightly above-normal temperatures in the tropical Pacific, the planet's average temperature in September came in at 61.21 degrees, or...
Warm thoughts on chilly night
Fri, Oct 12, 2012, 5:51 PM
As Peter Mucha's online story points out, the first nine months of 2012 constituted the warmest such period in the contiguous United States...
Thu, Oct 11, 2012, 4:49 PM
The government has a complicated nomenclature to advise us of various atmospheric perils from heat waves, to snowstorms, to that holiday favorite...
Wed, Oct 10, 2012, 5:30 PM
On Oct. 10, 1979, 2.1 inches of snow was recorded officially at Philadelphia International Airport, the early measureable snow ever in the...
Hunger in the air
Tue, Oct 9, 2012, 2:56 PM
By the end of next month, you probably will be seeing catchy blurbs, or perhaps read a serious piece or two, about the dangers of over-indulging...
World warm in September
Tue, Oct 9, 2012, 2:33 PM
For the 12th consecutive year, September temperatures worldwide finished above long-term normals, according to the latest NASA satellite report...
Nadine dead, finally
Thu, Oct 4, 2012, 5:06 PM
While it had an otherwise unexceptional career as a forgettable fish storm, Tropical Storm Nadine will be remembered for its tenacity. The...
Anthony R. Wood has been writing about the atmosphere for
for 26 years.