Monthly archives: March 2011

Mar

23
2011

Contrasting weather affects Australia

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-03.23.11- Australia has seen contrasting weather, with a record warm spell in Perth on the east coast, and high rainfall and flooding in the south west, ahead of the Melbourne Grand Prix. Nina Ridge explains. Read more


Mar

23
2011

Defying spring, snow hits Northeast, Midwest

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-03.23.11- Spring can’t seem to upstage winter in the Northeast and parts of the nation’s midsection, as a far-reaching storm on Wednesday brought up to a foot of snow to areas from the Dakotas to upstate New York.

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Mar

23
2011

Crews halt Colorado wildfire’s spread despite high winds

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-03.23.11- Despite winds gusting up to 75 mph, fire crews have been able to prevent a wildfire burning in the foothills west of Denver from growing. Read more


Mar

23
2011

All Hell Broke Loose’… Iowans Tell Their Tornado Stories

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-03.23.11- More storm stories are being told Wednesday, a day after a series of tornadoes hit Iowa. Read more


Mar

23
2011

At least 32 musk oxen freeze to death after Alaska storm

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-03.22.11- At least 32 musk oxen were found frozen in the ice on the northern coast of Alaska’s Seward Peninsula, killed in the aftermath of a tidal surge and flooding from a winter storm blowing in off the Chukchi Sea, the National Park Service said Tuesday. Read more


Mar

23
2011

California gets day off from stormy weather

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-03.22.11- Miles of Southern California beach remained closed Tuesday from a sewage spill stemming from a major spring storm, and forecasters said California would get only one day to dry out before wet weather rolls in again. Read more


Mar

23
2011

Spring takes a break and brings snow

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-03.22.11- Snow started falling in and around Green Bay around 11:00 Tuesday morning, and didn’t take a break.

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Mar

23
2011

Tick warning issued by Scotland mountaineering group

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-03.21.11- Warm weather appears to have encouraged parasitic ticks to emerge earlier than last year, the Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) has said. Read more


Mar

23
2011

Light winds, sleet forecast near Japan nuclear plant

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-03.21.11- Rain or sleet are forecast for the area around Japan’s crippled nuclear reactor, over which a light wind is expected to blow from the north and out into the ocean, the weather agency said on Tuesday. Read more


Mar

23
2011

North Dakota, Minnesota brace for spring storms, flooding

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-03.21.11- Flooding caused by ice jams forced closure of two central Minnesota highways on Monday, and looming early spring rain and snow storms have complicated river crest forecasts from North Dakota to western Wisconsin. Read more