Weather or Not Archive: October, 2012

Weather alert: Spectacular days ahead

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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... Read more

World warmth ties September record

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With slightly above-normal temperatures in the tropical Pacific, the planet's average temperature in September came in at 61.21 degrees, or... Read more

Warm thoughts on chilly night

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As Peter Mucha's online story points out, the first nine months of 2012 constituted the warmest such period in the contiguous United States... Read more

Freeze alert

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The government has a complicated nomenclature to advise us of various atmospheric perils from heat waves, to snowstorms, to that holiday favorite... Read more

Snow day

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On Oct. 10, 1979, 2.1 inches of snow was recorded officially at Philadelphia International Airport, the early measureable snow ever in the... Read more

Hunger in the air

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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... Read more

World warm in September

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For the 12th consecutive year, September temperatures worldwide finished above long-term normals, according to the latest NASA satellite report... Read more

Nadine dead, finally

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While it had an otherwise unexceptional career as a forgettable fish storm, Tropical Storm Nadine will be remembered for its tenacity. The... Read more