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What is the Drought Monitor and who makes it?

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For more than 20 years, the United States Drought Monitor has ranked the drought situation throughout the country every week. What You Need To Know...
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Hit-or-miss showers for Labor Day weekend

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The Labor Day holiday is approaching, and that means an extended weekend for many of us. We’ll be spending some time outdoors grilling, swimming 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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What causes a rainbow in the clouds

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Rainbow clouds are rare, but summer is the best time to spot them, and no, there’s no pot of gold.¬† What You Need To Know...
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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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The Perseid meteor shower peaks next week

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One of the best meteor showers of the year will peak during the middle of next week. What You Need To Know The Perseid meteor...
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It could happen to anyone

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Have you ever traveled down the highway and suddenly realize you don’t really remember any of the past couple of miles? Or maybe you’ve headed...
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Ring of fire weather pattern

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People living in the eastern U.S. have experienced hot temperatures and severe storms lately and there’s a reason. This all has to do with a...
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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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What are the dog days of summer?

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Summer can be ruff with soaring temperatures that leave us panting¬†for relief. Some people call the worst of the heat “the dog days of summer.”...