7 hrs ago
Talk and book signing: '1816: The Year That Summer Never Came'
Author Mayra Donnell will discuss her children's book, "1816: The Year That Summer Never Came," the story of a young girl who records in her diary what Maine life was like in the bizarre weather of the year 1816.
11 hrs ago
The Globe and Mail
Cool Ontario summer chills patio profits and tourism
Sunrise on Crane Lake, Ontario. The summer vacation industry in the Muskoka region, about 200-kilometres north of Toronto, got off to a rough start as more than 133 millimetres of rain fell in June, a 56-per-cent increase over the normal average rainfall.
20 hrs ago
Buncombe Register of Deeds Drew Reisinger takes the heat for snow days
His office remains under intense scrutiny following the news that Reisinger, an elected official, closed the Deeds office in February during inclement weather and a governor-declared State of Emergency .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Farmer's Almanac Predicts 'Super-Cold' Winter, More Snow In Eastern U.S.
The Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.
Greeley to spend another $2 million in extra revenue on road repairs
Greeley City Council agreed Tuesday to appropriate an additional $2 million in funds to overlay and repair 15 more roads in Greeley between now and winter.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Wood Pole Inspection and Replacement Program Continues at Met-Ed to Enhance Service Reliability
Overall, Met-Ed, a FirstEnergy Corp. utility, expects to inspect more than 28,400 of its 342,080 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident.
The Flextime Blues
In rural Washington State, a local restaurant owner, who runs the kind of place where retirees linger over scrambled eggs and parents feed their children hamburgers, proudly told Anna Haley-Lock, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, how he avoided overpaying his workers.
The Washington Post
Tropical storm threatens to develop, track into Gulf of Mexico
Visible satellite image from 8:45 a.m. ET. The center of the disturbance is marked with a red L. There's a good chance area of thunderstorms in the Atlantic could organize into the fourth tropical cyclone and the third named storm of the 2014 hurricane season.
A Hurricane Is Coming
How do you know when to trust someone when they say "a hurricane is coming?" Should you only trust the NWS? Television weatherpeople? Your favorite Gawker weather blogger? All too often, people don't care where they get their weather information, and that's a huge problem.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
A Snowy Owl update
If your interest in Snowy Owls continues, here is an update from Scott Weidensaul of Project SNOWstorm.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Fix: When your state of emergency is because of politics and not...
Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, left, speaks to protesters as he walks through a peaceful demonstration as communities continue to react to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 14. After days of protests and police responses in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon responded Saturday by ... (more)
The Block Island Times
Not a Bad Record
After the following was written, I learned onions are not good for dogs. It was, now, a few weeks ago and I can be sure my Autumn suffered no ill effects so it is a story I feel safe telling.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Ontario teachers already looking ahead to snow days
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario has voted this week to recommend boards close schools whenever buses are cancelled for bad weather, to spare staff having to drive on dangerous roads.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Fisheries will be caught in anti-trawler campaign | OPINION
THE campaign against so-called super trawlers and the petition circulating to ban them has interesting parallels with fishing itself, managing director of Tasmanian-based Petuna Sealord Deepwater Fishing and Australian Longline Les Scott writes.
Frankie MacDonald 2014 Update
Here is my 2014 Update about My Videos and my Weather Reports since January 2014 and i always do a great job on my videos and my weather reports and i have done very well on my videos for the Winter 2013/14 and i took care a lot of People for the Blizzard to Hit Nova Scotia on January 3, 2014 and Another Blizzard on January 22, 2014 and i have done ... (more)
Are You Worried About The Predicted Polar Vortex Coming This Fall?
Winter in September? Say it ain't so! After a brutally cold winter and a somewhat cooler-than-usual summer, I'm not ready to hear about snow again, particularly with predictions circling about winter weather coming my way as soon as September.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Booq bag designed to protect mirrorless cameras from weather, thieves
For the most part, shoulder-carry camera bags are designed for large DSLRs, with plenty of space for accessories like extra lenses, filters, and possibly an external flash.
Violent End to a Hot Summer: August 16, 1988
The storm that pummeled Marquette the morning of August 16, 1988 will long be remembered as one of the most violent and damaging to ever hit the area.
Oh, no. Rainmageddon is coming
GOOD news for farmers, bad news for everyone else, especially skiers. Wait'll you hear how much rain is about to soak Australia's east.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
How NYC Works: City's Paper Recycling Program Saves Thousands of Trees Every Day
In the latest installment of "How New York City Works," NY1's Roger Clark takes a look at the city's paper recycling program to find out what happens to all that paper after you toss it in the bin.