Monthly archives: June 2009

Jun

22
2009

Globe simmered in May

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-06.19.09- The Earth’s temperature in May was the fourth-warmest May on record, with a reading almost 1 degree warmer than the long-term average, according to the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) in Asheville, N.C. Read more


Jun

22
2009

Typhoon Linfa

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-06.22.09- Typhoon Linfa struck China as a tropical storm at about 18:00 GMT on 21 June. Read more


Jun

22
2009

Heat misses record mark

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-06.22.09- On Sunday, Gainesville hit 97 degrees and fell short of the 100-degree record set on the same date in 1998. It may have been as hot as Hades over the weekend, but the searing heat did not set records in the region. And, National Weather Service forecasters say, the extreme heat will begin subsiding by Thursday. Read more


Jun

22
2009

Expect extreme heat, thunderstorms today

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-06.22.09- Severe thunderstorms could strike Central Florida today, but the real threat across the region isn’t rain or lightning. It’s heat. Again. Central Florida is in the midst of a heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service in Melbourne. The advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Read more


Jun

22
2009

Rains Friday Flood Holland; Road Damage Significant

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-06.20.09- The cleanup has begun after storms Friday night put much of Holland under water. “I don’t want to exaggerate, but I would have to think that there are several thousand homes in the city of Holland and communities surrounding Holland that right now have several feet of water in their basement,” said Holland Mayor Al McGeehan. Read more


Jun

22
2009

City in Brazil’s Amazon faces worst floods in 56 years

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-06.22.09- � Manaus, a city deep in Brazil’s Amazon jungle, is suffering the worst flooding it has seen in 56 years, civil defense officials said Monday. Torrential rain in Brazil’s north has swollen the Amazon river and its tributaries, including the Negro river on which Manaus sits, they said. Over the weekend, the Negro river rose to 29.62 meters (88.32 feet) — just a centimeter off the level it reached in 1953, when it hit 29.63 meters. Read more


Jun

22
2009

Possible Tornadoes, Flash Flooding As Storms Tear Through

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-06.21.09- Reports of tornadoes, funnel clouds and flash flooding accompanied a round of severe storms that moved through Eastern Iowa Sunday. Read more


Jun

22
2009

FLOODING STRANDS HUNDREDS AT MICHIGAN CONCERT

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-06.21.09- About a thousand concertgoers in Michigan were forced to ditch their cars Saturday as rising floodwaters led to a mass evacuation, Grand Rapids news station WOODTV reported. Read more


Jun

22
2009

Flood Warning for some suburban residents

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-06.22.09- Suburban residents are keeping a watchful eye on the weather because of the potential for flooding. Heavy rains over the weekend and Monday morning have already caused flooding in Gurnee. Read more


Jun

22
2009

2 Neb. tornadoes rated low on EF scale

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-06.19.09- The National Weather Service says at least two tornadoes left damage behind in eastern Buffalo County. Read more