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Forecast: Showers and thunderstorms
People planning baseball games, picnics, and other outdoor events may have more precise short-term forecasts of rainfall in the next few years, thanks to an observing strategy now being tested by atmospheric scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo. View News Article (2006-08-02)

Danger At Sea (p 503, 543)
A research letter in this week's issue of THE LANCET highlights how trawler fishing and other seafaring jobs are by far the most hazardous occupations in Great Britain. Stephen Roberts from the University of Oxford, UK, investigated the most hazardous of all occupations in Great Britain. The causes of all deaths in British merchant seafaring and trawler fishing-traditionally the two most... View News Article (2002-08-14)

New Satellite Movie Shows Massive Eastern U.S. Cool Down
Three days of satellite imagery from NOAA's GOES-East satellite were compiled into an animation that showed the progression of the storm system that drastically changed temperatures in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern U.S. from spring-like warmth to the bitter cold of winter.  View News Article (2014-03-14)

Economic Cost of Weather May Total $485 Billion in U.S.
Everything has its price, even the weather. New research indicates that routine weather events such as rain and cooler-than-average days can add up to an annual economic impact of as much as $485 billon in the United States. View News Article (2011-06-28)

Taking a fresh look at the weather
Given the UK's obsession with the weather, it would seem obvious that the basic understanding of how low pressure systems evolve has been known for a long time.  View News Article (2011-08-02)

Multiple consecutive days of tornado activity spawn worst events
Significant tornado outbreaks and especially strong tornadoes are more likely occur within periods of activity lasting three or more days, according to a Purdue University tornado expert.  View News Article (2014-05-01)

Mid-Level Solar Flare Seen by NASA's SDO
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 6:34 p.m. EDT on March 12, 2014, and NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, captured an image of it. View News Article (2014-03-14)

Climate change may disrupt flight season of Canadian butterflies
The flight season timing of a wide variety of butterflies is responsive to temperature and could be altered by climate change, according to a UBC study that leverages more than a century's worth of museum and weather records. View News Article (2013-11-22)

Climate change hits home
Direct experience of extreme weather events increases concern about climate change and willingness to engage in energy-saving behaviour, according to a new research paper published in the first edition of the journal Nature Climate Change this week. View News Article (2011-03-21)

Seeing the eye: Weather model advances hurricane intensity prediction
An advanced research weather model run by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is following Hurricane Rita to give scientists a taste of how well forecast models of the future may predict hurricane track, intensity, and important rain and wind features. View News Article (2005-09-22)

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