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Blessings of the Bighorns

As I sit writing this blog at the kitchen table of my RV, a gale is blowing outside my window. The trees are doing back bends as families of tumbleweeds fly by. 1,502 more words

Traveling Cross Country

55th Anniversary of first WSR-57 radar commissioning

Aviation building with a radome on top (NWS Miami)

On June 26, 1959 the first operational Weather Surveillance Radar version 1957 (WSR-57) was commissioned at Miami’s Weather Bureau office.  142 more words

Observations

Hurricane Sandy Smashes Ocean Wave Records.

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Monster waves hit two New York harbors Oct. 29 due to Hurricane Sandy, putting the superstorm in the record books yet again. 306 more words

History.

From Donna to Sandy- A Precautionary Tale

Fifty two years and 7 weeks later, my hometown of Rockaway Beach is ravaged by the ‘storm of the century’. Technically that would be this century. 378 more words

Climate/Weather

My Old Man and the Sea



It’s that time of year again. My favorite holiday is almost here—February 15th. Yes, I know most non-single people tend to prefer the 14th, but I live for the day when all that leftover chocolate goes on sale for 50-80% off. 2,599 more words

Love

Here Comes Earl- Sort Of


As of mid-afternoon, Tuesday, 8/31/10, Hurricane Earl is a fairly ferocious Category 4 storm centered just northwest of Puerto Rico, with maximum sustained winds of 135 mph and moving WNW at 14 mph. 610 more words

Earth