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Groundhog Day 2011

February 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

That’s right Woodchuck Chuckers, it’s GROUNDHOG DAY!!! This is one of my favorite holidays. You can watch Punxsutawney Phi live through streaming video here his prediction is scheduled for 7:25am EST… I will have more on Phil and other Groundhogs later this morning. I hope they know what is good for them and forecast an [...]

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Tags: Groundhog Day · Holidays · Long Range Forecast · Seasonal Outlooks

NOAA’s 2010-2011 Winter Weather Forecast

October 21st, 2010 · No Comments

High Resolution (Credit: NOAA) The Pacific Northwest should brace for a colder and wetter than average winter, while most of the South and Southeast will be warmer and drier than average through February 2011, according to the annual Winter Outlook released today by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. A moderate to strong La Niña will be [...]

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Tags: Discussion · Forecasting · La Niña · Long Range Forecast · NOAA · Seasonal Outlooks · Weather News · Winter 2010/2011 · Winter Forecast · Winter Weather

NOAA Expects Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season

May 27th, 2010 · No Comments

An “active to extremely active” hurricane season is expected for the Atlantic Basin this year according to the seasonal outlook issued today by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center – a division of the National Weather Service. As with every hurricane season, this outlook underscores the importance of having a hurricane preparedness plan in place. Across the [...]

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Tags: Forecasting · Hurricane Forecast · Hurricanes · Long Range Forecast · NOAA · Seasonal Outlooks · Tropical Storm · Tropical Weather · Tropics 2010 · Weather News

That’s Right Woodchuck Chuckers, it’s GROUNDHOG DAY!

February 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

That’s right Woodchuck Chuckers, it’s GROUNDHOG DAY!!! This is one of my favorite holidays. It’s just fun. I also love winter, so I am not too disappointed that Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow which means 6 more weeks of winter. Groundhog Day grew out of what had essentially been a German superstition. German settlers brought [...]

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Tags: Groundhog Day · Holidays · Long Range Forecast · Misc Weather · Winter 2009/2010 · Winter Forecast

Groundhog Day 2010 Preview

February 1st, 2010 · No Comments

Tomorrow is February 2nd and it’s Groundhog day, and it’s time for my Groundhog Day Eve preview. Here are some facts about Punxsutawney Phil and Groundhog Day you should know. WHO IS PHIL?:Punxsutawney Phil has been making weather prognostications every Feb. 2 in Punxsutawney, Pa., since 1886. THE ORIGINS: Groundhog Day grew out of what [...]

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Tags: Groundhog Day · Holidays · Long Range Forecast · Misc Weather · Seasonal Outlooks · weatherlore · Winter Forecast