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The Ultimate Guide To Launching Your Weather Balloon Successfully First Time Round

Now, launching a weather balloon sounds straight forward enough, blow up, attach payload, release! But this isn't a party balloon we're talking about, no, for a weather balloon, whether its a meteorological balloon or camera balloon, there are a few things you'll need to consider when planning your launch.
Jan 14, 2015 |
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Reducing the Impact of Hot or Cold Weather on Power Supply

There is definitely a power problem when extreme weather conditions are faced by the United States. This was the case last winter when extreme cold temperatures went on to highlight the vulnerability of power supply. Power outages are not rare in cases of snowstorm. However, even a cold weather is enough to cause problems. The same is the case when...
Dec 26, 2014 |
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Cut Your Heating Costs - Save Money When Winter Weather Hits

With winter right around the corner and energy costs going up each year, it has become necessary for many people to look for ways to cut costs on the heating and air bills for their homes. Most people know that making sure your house is insulated properly and making sure doors and windows stay shut are ways to cut out drafts from indoors. However,...
Dec 26, 2014 |
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Global Warming, Arctic Ice Melting and Extreme Weather

Attributing Global Warming to Extreme Weather Events Ten years ago from a scientific perspective regarding climate, attempting to attribute to global warming for producing a particular Category 3 hurricane in the North Atlantic (as Hurricane Sandy that affected New York City in 2012) would have been considered risky.
Dec 26, 2014 |
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National Weather Service

USA.gov can help you start your search for government information by topic and agency.
Jun 14, 2016 |
3651 Ahukini Rd
Lihue HI 96766
(808) 245-6001
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Alaska Climate Research Center

Includes forecast and current weather maps as well as other related resources. Also describes the services offered by the Visitor Center.
Mar 24, 2016 |
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National Lightning Safety Institute (NLSI)

Independent advocate of lightning safety for people and structures. Includes information about their services, lighting strike incidents, safety guidelines, and a reference section of general and technical information.
Mar 24, 2016 |
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May 15, 1989 - Tornado and Flood

Reference materials for the weather history events in Seymour, Texas. Includes images and contact information.
Mar 22, 2016 |
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Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA)

The Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) was created in 1999 as the industry association for weather risk management professionals. WRMA strives to enhance public awareness of the weather risk industry and promote the growth and general welfare of the weather risk market.
Mar 22, 2016 |
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Weather Center

Fully operational meteorological center with the capability of accessing weather information from all over the world through satellite technology. Also services as a resource site for students in the meteorology program at CCSU.
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold Read More

Gold Mining Stock Outlook - Sept. 2017

Gold Mining Stock Outlook - Sept. 2017 Read More

Why Freeport-McMoran (FCX) Stock Might be a Great Pick

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. Read More

Friend of slain Georgia Tech student: 'If Scout was more gender-conforming, would it have been different?'

Scout Schultz, a Georgia Tech student, was shot by campus police on Saturday night, and a protest two days later led to arrests. In the aftermath of those events, Yahoo Lifestyle talked to a friend... Read More

How to Make Healthy Leftover Turkey Tacos

These tacos get a healthy makeover by using turkey as the main lean protein. It all comes together with some beans, avocado, and a little cheese. Watch the video to learn how to make this easy... Read More

Little People, Big World's Audrey Roloff Just Gave Birth to Her First Child

It's a girl! Read More

Mel Brooks: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Would Never Be Made in Today’s ‘Stupidly Politically Correct’ Culture

“Blazing Saddles” may be a groundbreaking comedy, but director Mel Brooks doesn’t think Hollywood would make the iconic Western parody in this current “stupidly politically correct” climate. The... Read More

Box Office: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' Disappoints

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is the new ruler of the box office. The sequel from Fox is expected to earn $39 million this weekend from 4,003 locations. That’s slightly below where tracking had... Read More

Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga’s ‘Star Is Born’ Moves to May 2018

Warner Bros.’ “A Star Is Born” remake starring Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and Bradley Cooper, who is also directing, is moving up its release to May 18, 2018. The pic was originally set to open... Read More

White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do... Read More

In wake of U.N. speech, Kim calls Trump a ‘dotard.’ Trump fires back at ‘madman.’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have unleashed personal attacks on one another after the U.S. commander in chief’s speech at the United Nations. “Kim Jong Un of North Korea,... Read More

As Russia probe turns to fake Facebook ads, Trump follows with a tweet

President Trump continued his efforts to belittle accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, turning to the latest set of charges, involving targeted political ads placed on... Read More

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More