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Ian will make landfall in South Carolina on Friday

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Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida on Wednesday afternoon, the first hurricane to make landfall in the continental U.S. this year. Its first landfall...
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The first new Hurricane Hunter aircraft since the 1990s

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Congress’ passage of the Inflation Reduction Act in the summer of 2022 included nearly a half-billion dollars for weather forecasting and research. $100 million of...
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September hurricanes that brought devastation to the U.S.

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September is the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season. This is because wind shear, the change of speed and/or direction of the wind with height,...
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How to keep that garden going, even through a drought

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It’s summer and the lack of rain is wreaking havoc on your garden. What should you do? First, don’t panic, says Abby Lapides, owner of Sugar...
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The year without a summer

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Over 200 years ago, we saw cold temperatures and cloudy skies take over. And no, it wasn’t for winter. It was for summer, which led...
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Working from home might not benefit the planet like we think

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Many of us have switched to remote work over the past couple of years, meaning we’re driving less to and from an office. But has...
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Rainbow chasing: Yes, it’s a thing

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Even though the R&B group TLC cautioned us about chasing waterfalls, they didn’t say anything about chasing rainbows.  Of course, there’s an app for it,...
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How to wash your car with the environment in mind

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It’s a common sight on a rain-free weekend: car in the driveway, a bucket of soap and water next to it, garden hose at the...