Monthly archives: February 2011

Feb

25
2011

Conditions for tornadoes ramping up across the South

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-02.24.11- An outbreak of severe storms and tornadoes is likely across the South today, and torrential rain is forecast for other areas as the nasty weather heads east. Read more


Feb

25
2011

From North to South, spring brings extremes

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-02.25.11- Much of the northern and western USA will likely shiver through below-average temperatures the next three months, a new spring forecast says, while the South continues to struggle with severe drought conditions. Read more


Feb

25
2011

San Francisco to get first snow in 30 years

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-02.24.11- San Francisco is not the kind of place you think of when you think about snow. The last time we saw snow in the downtown area was February 5th 1976, that’s 35 years ago! Read more


Feb

25
2011

San Francisco could see first snowfall in 35 years

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-02.23.11- An unsettled cold air mass dropping from the Gulf of Alaska will bring colder temperatures and periods of rain to the San Francisco Bay Area, the National Weather Service said Tuesday. The mass could drop any snow amounts to sea level. Read more


Feb

25
2011

Freezing rain causes 31-vehicle wreck in St. Louis

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-02.23.11- A perfect storm of freezing rain at morning rush hour on Wednesday caused numerous wrecks around the St. Louis area, including one 31-vehicle pileup near downtown. Read more


Feb

25
2011

Christchurch quake: Ice chunks fall from Tasman Glacier

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-02.23.11- The Christchurch earthquake may have caused 30 million tonnes of ice to fall off the Tasman Glacier, on the other side of New Zealand’s South Island. Read more


Feb

25
2011

Tourists stay away from storm-battered Queensland

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-02.22.11- Dream holiday destination Queensland has a new nightmare. The flood waters have receded, the cyclone’s fury is long spent � the welcome mat is out again. But tourists are staying away in droves. Read more


Feb

25
2011

Big change in the UK weather this week

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-02.22.11- Darren Bett explains how the jet stream is responsible for the change in weather this week. Read more


Feb

25
2011

19 inches! Midwest digs out after more snow, ice

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-02.22.11- A major snow storm dealt another winter wallop to Wisconsin, Michigan and northern Ohio on Monday as it moved east out of Minnesota leaving more than a foot of fresh snow in its wake. Read more


Feb

25
2011

Tropical cyclones bring heavy rain to Australia

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-02.21.11- Parts of Australia have seen torrential rain over the past few days, thanks to tropical cyclones skirting the northern and western coastlines. Read more