NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Strong winds and dry conditions will raise the risk of brush fires in and around New York City on Thursday, officials are warning. 312 more words
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High school friends often first to go
DENVER (April 22, 2014) – Two studies from the University of Colorado Denver are shedding new light on the most common type of `friend’ to be unfriended on Facebook and their emotional responses to it. 582 more words
(CBS) – Researchers at Purdue University think they have pinpointed areas where tornadoes are more likely to hit.
WBBM Newsradio’s Veronica Carter reports researchers looked at 60 years worth of climatological data from the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center, and found tornadoes touch down most often in “transition zones” – areas where a dramatic change in landscape takes place. 206 more words
A halo around the sun created a buzz Wednesday in Central Florida, prompting several Local 6 viewers to ask what was causing the ring.
The ring is technically called a 22-degree sun halo, and it forms as sunlight is refracted in ice crystals in high clouds, according to the National Weather Service. 55 more words