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Officials Warn Of Increased Risk Of Brush Fires Thursday

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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Research shows impact of Facebook unfriending

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

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Study Might Explain Why Trailer Parks Seem To Be Tornado Magnets

(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

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Red Flag Warning in Effect Today From 11 a.m. Until 8 p.m.

Posted at 10:30 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity in effect from 11 a.m. 93 more words

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St. Louis Sees Slow Start to Tornado Season

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A local weather expert says a quiet start to the traditional tornado season does not guarantee things will continue that way. 265 more words

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April Storm Dumps Foot Of Snow In Minn., Wis.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Just when it seemed like spring was here, an April snowstorm has dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Minnesota. 118 more words

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Halo around sun creates buzz

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

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