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Weathering The Storm 2014

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  • Storm chances slide inland

    July 22, 2014

    Pop-up storms are back in the mention today through the remainder of the week.

    Forecast Summary: An upper level ridge that has promoted drier mid-levels and lesser coverage of showers and storms is retreating westward. In its place, comes a cut off area of low pressure which equates to cooler temperatures... more »

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  • Pop-up T-Showers Return

    July 22, 2014

    Unlike Monday, showers and thunderstorms that pop-up will not be limited to the coast. Scattered action is anticipated around the viewing area; about 30-50% of us will record measurable rainfall. Look for storms to fire up during the afternoon. Skies will be partly sunny otherwise with a humid high in... more »
  • Pat Shingleton: "The Cone Did It!"

    July 21, 2014

    This month, you may have been thinking of Abe Doumar, Albert Kabbaz, Arnold Fornachou or David Avayou. All claim the invention of the ice cream cone. July is Ice Cream Month and the Library of Congress identifies Charles E. Menches as the inventor. He and his brother Frank also claim... more »