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Weathering The Storm 2014

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  • Chilly starts ahead

    October 23, 2014

    We're still dry and sunny. We're even a little cooler today. We should all stay out of the 80s this afternoon, reaching temperatures only in the upper 70s. The nighttime hours will be clear and a bit cooler, with most of us in the upper 40s. There are a few... more »

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  • Chilly starts ahead

    October 23, 2014

    We're still dry and sunny. We're even a little cooler today. We should all stay out of the 80s this afternoon, reaching temperatures only in the upper 70s. The nighttime hours will be clear and a bit cooler, with most of us in the upper 40s. There are a few... more »
  • Pat Shingleton: A Hail of A Blast

    October 22, 2014

    In 1907 the Italian Royal Academy of Sciences noted that tests of anti-hail cannons weren't effective and urged the government to cease encouraging expensive and useless work. By the early twentieth century, anti-hail cannons disappeared. Replacing them were rockets that would explode 800 grams of dynamite, above the ground, to... more »