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It’s time for the fall’s ragweed and mold allergy season

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Ragweed and mold make autumn a sneezing season for millions of people. What You Need To Know Ragweed pollen is worst on warm, windy mornings...
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Wisconsin weather blog home runs and weather

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The crack of a bat, the cheering of a crowd and the vendor guy yelling “hot dogs here, get yer hot dogs here…” On a...
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What is the shape of a raindrop

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If I asked you to draw a raindrop, you would likely produce something similar to those pictured above. What You Need To Know Raindrops are...
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Wax on, wane off: Knowing the moon phases

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Have you ever looked up into the night sky and wondered why the moon always looks different? Learn the science behind the moon phases and...
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Tropical Storm Kate forms in the open Atlantic

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Tropical Storm Kate formed in the open Atlantic Monday morning. What You Need To Know Kate is northeast of the Leeward Islands The storm will...
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Using artificial intelligence to predict lightning strikes

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The saying goes, “you never know when lightning will strike.” That may no longer be true thanks to computer learning and a space-based lightning monitoring...
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What causes a mackerel sky?

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Have you ever looked up at a pattern of clouds dotting the sky and noticed that occasionally, they look like the scales of a fish?...
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New categories for severe thunderstorms

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No two severe storms are the same, and the National Weather Service (NWS) released new threat levels for severe thunderstorms. The update will begin on...
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Severe weather alerts

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Severe weather push alerts are now available in the Spectrum News app. What You Need To Know Alert options include lightning, precipitation alerts, watches, warnings...
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Unhealthy air quality may cause more than a sniffle

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If you occasionally experience coughing, sneezing, dry skin, headaches and shortness of breath, check your air quality forecast. Poor air quality, sometimes caused by air...