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Another Hard Freeze Warning is posted for tonight and Wednesday with Winter Weather Advisories and Wind Chill Alerts in place. Not temperatures, years ago, scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology... More >>
1 day ago Monday, January 15 2018 Jan 15, 2018 Monday, January 15, 2018 10:47:51 PM CST January 15, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
A blizzard is a storm with sustained winds of 35 m.p.h. for three hours and blowing snow reducing visibilities to a quarter mile. One of the worst winter storms to... More >>
4 days ago Friday, January 12 2018 Jan 12, 2018 Friday, January 12, 2018 6:42:16 PM CST January 12, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
Today marks the anniversary of “America’s most fascinating and surreal disaster.” On January 11, 1919, Boston’s Daily Globe reported that “a cold air mass settled in.” The following morning, the... More >>
5 days ago Thursday, January 11 2018 Jan 11, 2018 Thursday, January 11, 2018 9:52:40 PM CST January 11, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column

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If you are a firewood distributor you may have suffered through sales the last few years, making up for it... More >>
2 weeks ago Monday, January 01 2018 Jan 1, 2018 Monday, January 01, 2018 10:37:49 PM CST January 01, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
Whether you plan watching a ball or a red stick drop, traditions continue. On January 1, 1907, The New... More >>
2 weeks ago Saturday, December 30 2017 Dec 30, 2017 Saturday, December 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM CST December 30, 2017 in Pat Shingleton Column
Ski resorts from British Columbia to Utah and Colorado are currently monitoring avalanche consequences. There are two classifications of avalanches:... More >>
2 weeks ago Friday, December 29 2017 Dec 29, 2017 Friday, December 29, 2017 9:00:00 AM CST December 29, 2017 in Pat Shingleton Column
Many of you may be donning hoods and ear muffs today. Appropriately we'll repeat a story about Chester Greenwood. He... More >>
2 weeks ago Friday, December 29 2017 Dec 29, 2017 Friday, December 29, 2017 9:00:00 AM CST December 29, 2017 in Pat Shingleton Column
The day after Christmas was a time to visit your buddies to see what they got. Weather permitting, we also... More >>
2 weeks ago Wednesday, December 27 2017 Dec 27, 2017 Wednesday, December 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM CST December 27, 2017 in Pat Shingleton Column

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