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Deadline for NOAA’s 2023 Urban Heat Island program nears

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If it felt hotter for you this summer than normal, you’re not wrong. The period of June to Aug. 2022 was the second-hottest meteorological summer...
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Gift ideas for weather geeks

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The holiday season is here, and you might know somebody who would appreciate a weather-related gift, but you don’t know where to start. After all,...
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If you like pumpkin pie, you care about the weather here

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Illinois isn’t just the Land of Lincoln; it could also be called the Land of Pumpkins. The state grows more than a quarter of the...
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Leonid meteor shower peaks Thursday night to Friday morning

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Stargazers often consider the Leonid meteor shower as a sleepy one when it comes to other showers. However, it has an interesting history of bucking...
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How NASA’s Cold Atom Lab is defying gravity

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One lab at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California is literally trying to defy gravity. The Cold Atom Lab (CAL) at JPL allows scientists...
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Who bad weather favors on Election Day

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There’s a reason Election Day is on the first Tuesday of November. And it has (just about) everything to do with the weather. Election Day...
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Radar can see more than rain and snow

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From rain to snow to hail, even smoke plumes and tornado debris, radar can see a lot. But it can also spot things that aren’t...
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Adventuring on one of Alaska’s glaciers

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Matanuska Glacier is one of Alaska’s most accessible glaciers. What You Need To Know Matanuska Glacier is the largest glacier in the U.S. that people...
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What happens when adverse weather cancels an event?

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Many event organizers and business owners use weather insurance to protect their event or business. What You Need To Know Organizers can purchase weather insurance...
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Afraid of the weather? These are common weather phobias

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A lot of us hate different types of weather. Someone from the south may hate the cold, while someone from up north might hate the...