Weather or Not Archive: June, 2011

Summer arrives

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The solar energy beaming toward the Northern Hemisphere reached its peak intensity at 1:16 p.m. today, the moment that we call the summer solstice... Read more

Fish kill, mystery solved

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Fatally low levels of oxygen killed the fish found two weekends ago at Ridley Park Lake, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental... Read more

Tornados, and history

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The historic 2011 tornado season has quieted in June, and so far only three deaths have been added to the annual total. However, the 537 death... Read more

Cooler May, worldwide

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The global temperature last month was 59.5 Fahrenheit, or 0.9 above the 20th Century average, according to the National Climate Data Center... Read more

Extreme price tag, addendum

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As mentioned, so far this year severe weather has caused an estimated $32 billion in damages, including insured and uninsured losses and disaster... Read more

Extreme price tag: $32 billion and counting.

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Along with the human toll from this spring's incredible weather events, the damage costs may be heading toward record levels. So far, tornados... Read more

Extreme Times

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We're just back from a visit to the Storm Prediction Center in the beautiful flatlands of Oklahoma where they've been dealing with an unimaginable... Read more

Heat might hamper sleep, too

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As mentioned in our online story, record daytime heat is likely this week. But perhaps more impressive, oppressive, will be the lack of nighttime... Read more