Updated 8:12 pm CDT, Friday, March 15, 2019 Jim Freeman, right, and his son Chad, work to clear thick ice slabs from his property in Fremont, Neb., Thursday, March 14, 2019, after the ice-covered Platte River flooded it's banks. Evacuations forced by flooding have occurred in several eastern Nebraska communities. less Jim Freeman, right, and his son Chad, work to clear thick ice slabs from his property in Fremont, Neb., Thursday, March 14, 2019, after the ice-covered Platte River flooded it's banks. Evacuations forced by ... more Photo: Nati Harnik, AP Photo: Nati Harnik, AP Image 1 of / 14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 Jim Freeman, right, and his son Chad, work to clear thick ice slabs from his property in Fremont, Neb., Thursday, March 14, 2019, after the ice-covered Platte … [Read more...] about The Latest: Weather service confirms 4 tornadoes in Michigan
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The government’s new weather forecast model has a slight problem: It predicts that outside temperatures will be a few degrees colder than what nature delivers. This “cold bias” means that local meteorologists are abandoning the National Weather Service in favor of forecasts produced by British and European weather agencies. For the past few weeks, the National Weather Service has been forecasting snowfall that ends up disappearing, according to Doug Kammerer, chief meteorologist at WRC-TV in Washington, DC. “It’s just not performing well,” Kammerer says. “It has continued to show us getting big-time snowstorms in this area, where the European model will not show it.” The new model, known as GFS-FV3 (Finite Volume on a Cubed Sphere dynamical core), has often overpredicted snow in the Northeast Corridor between Washington and Boston, a region where incorrect forecasts affect the lives of tens of millions of people. The existing NWS forecast … [Read more...] about The Government’s New Weather Model Faces a Storm of Protest
Christian Edwards, provided by Published 8:19 pm PST, Monday, January 14, 2019 CCTV/Reuters TV via REUTERS Canada has joined the US in raising its travel warnings for China, fearing a growing pattern of the arbitrary application of local laws to detain citizens from those countries. The move comes just hours after a Chinese court in Liaoning province sentenced Canadian citizen Robert Lloyd Schellenberg to death on rebooted drug-trafficking charges. Diplomatic relations between the US, Canada and China have been in sharp deterioration since the December arrest of a high-profile Huawei executive in Vancouver. Canada on Monday night issued a travel advisory, raising the risk-level for citizens already on the ground, or planning to visit China. Canada's Global Affairs lifted its travel advisory out of a growing trail of examples of Chinese authorities arbitrarily enforcing local laws and detaining foreign citizens. The move comes just hours after a Chinese court in … [Read more...] about Canada joins US in raising travel advisory after China’s ‘arbitrary’ use of law to sentence Canadian to death in drug case
Nov 06, 5:47 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Susmitha Suresh 11/06/18 AT 12:52 AM Multiple reports Monday said United States could expect bouts of rain, snow, tornadoes and stormy weather across the country on election day. This could affect the voter turnout as many people might not be able to make it to polling booths due to the harsh weather. Eastern U.S. was expected to have a potent storm with heavy rain, wind, and potentially strong thunderstorms. The Great Lakes and the Northeast will most likely receive significant rain and wind, making it a rough day for voters.Reports said wind gusts might exceed 40 mph in parts of the Great Lakes, interior Northeast, and southeastern New England. New England and New York state were expected to receive the highest amount of rain with a possible chance of flooding. Overall, it will be a blustery day with strong winds from the south.People planning to … [Read more...] about Election Day Weather: Rain, Snow, Tornadoes Across US To Affect Voter Turnout?
Julian Gill, Houston Chronicle Published 8:08 am CDT, Thursday, November 1, 2018 The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touchdown in the Eagle Lake area on Wednesday evening. Surveyors were checking Thursday morning whether more tornadoes touched down in the area. >>> Pineapple express, haboob and other strange weather terms less The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touchdown in the Eagle Lake area on Wednesday evening. Surveyors were checking Thursday morning whether more tornadoes touched down in the area. >>> ... more Photo: Facebook UNIQUE WEATHER TERMSAlberta Clipper: A low-pressure system that generally originates in the Canadian province of Alberta, pictured above. It doesn't bring heavy snow, but does send temperatures plummetting and brings gusty wind less UNIQUE WEATHER TERMS Alberta Clipper: A low-pressure system that generally … [Read more...] about Weather service confirms Halloween tornado touchdown in the Houston area