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Storms tonight, keep weather radio close!

Hi, just want to make a shout out to remind my friends that if you do not have a weather radio and you live in a active area for tornadoes, etc, please purchase one…they can save your life. 


Witches, Water and Weather Watches....Oh My!

Summer is my 2nd favorite time of the year. It’s warm and sunny and my struggle with SAD (seasonal affective disorder) is given a respite. Winter in my neck of the woods is pretty cold and gray, so spring and summer are a welcome change. 463 more words


About those clouds over Wrigley

When I first saw the images of those scary-yet-pretty mammatus clouds hanging over Wrigley Field Monday night, I of course thought, “Wow, I have to write about this for The Rainout Blog.” 409 more words


Cars Drive By While A Tornado Rips A Tree Out Of The Ground

On Monday, a tornado touched down in downtown Portland, Mich., causing significant damage to several buildings. Thankfully no one was seriously injured, but video of the twister taking out a rather large tree… 92 more words

Web Culture

Watching the Weather: The Difference Between a Watch and a Warning

I live in New England and today everyone is talking about the severe weather potential. However, the closer we get to watches and warnings being issued, the clearer it becomes that most people have no idea what the difference is between the two. 260 more words

Tornado touchdown!

I need to send a shout out to the guys at Ontario Tornado Watch on facebook. They are the best, most informative bunch of weather people I have ever known. 395 more words