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Stratocumulus Clouds - Low, Lumpy, and Dull

Stratocumulus clouds are one of the most common worldwide clouds and are an excellent indicator of moisture content in the lower atmosphere. Stratocumulus is a low cloud, with its base usually below ..
(January 11, 2009)
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Cirrus Clouds - What They Are and What They Indicate

Cirrus clouds are found worldwide above an altitude of 5,000m. There will hardly be a day go by during the summer that some form of cirrus clouds will be spotted high in the sky. In winter cirrus ..
(December 18, 2008)
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Cumulonimbus Cloud

Cumulonimbus cloud is a ‘heaped’ rain cloud. (Latin ‘nimbus’ translates as ‘rain'). Cumulonimbus cloud can be viewed as a bigger, more impressive version of it's little ..
(December 23, 2008)
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Lake Effect Snow

Lake effect snow can cause large local variations in snow depth with 50 cm of snow accumulate over the course of a few days near the shore and a few miles inland from the lake shore there may be no ..
(December 13, 2008)
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Black Ops Hypnosis - Why the Fuss?

The technique employs both verbal and non-verbal means of communication to alter and influence behaviour. Non verbal techniques can include body language, gestures and subliminal silent cues. Verbal ..
(November 23, 2008)
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It's a Bit Early For a Freeze, Isn't It?

The passage of a Canadian cold front will introduce a touch of Autumn to the northeastern US. Cool and breezy weather conditions will prevail as the heat and humidity is replaced by this polar air. ..
(September 17, 2008)
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Hurricane Ike - Give the Caribbean a Break

The northern coast of Cuba has now been hit by Ike and once again a mass evacuation has been implemented. Wind speeds in excess of 120 mph are battering the area with storm surge and torrential rain ..
(September 06, 2008)
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Global Warming - Survive and Thrive

A region's climate may alter over time becoming hotter, cooler, drier or wetter. Natural selection will determine the organisms with characteristics appropriate to the new climate. Over hundreds and ..
(September 08, 2008)
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Weather and Business - A Great Day For Selling

Okay, so it's hot and you want an ice-cream. That seems obvious, but what is less obvious is the breakdown of different ice-cream types sold in differing weather. For instance in moderate warmth a ..
(September 08, 2008)
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The Explosion of Hurricane Gustav

Hurricane Gustav formed on the 25th August and has raced across the Atlantic and exploded from a tropical storm to a category 4 hurricane in just 12 hours. Saffir-Simpson Hurricane categories: Cat ..
(August 30, 2008)
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Hurricane Vince - The Worlds Most Unusual Storm

Vince was the 12th named hurricane of a very busy season that spawned hurricanes Rita and Katrina. Vince formed over part of the Atlantic ocean that was cooler than 24 °C (75 °F), compared to the ..
(August 11, 2008)
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Wireless Thermometers - Mourning Two Pins and a Magnet

I love all things wireless. Cables and wires have always found a way to get wrapped up between my feet. I broke my first thermometer sometime around the beginning of the 90's, in Crossgates, Leeds. ..
(August 06, 2008)
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All Hypnosis is Self Hypnosis

Forget the image of a swinging pendulum or a complete stranger bounding around a stage clucking like a chicken. Hypnosis is most definitely not mind control! In fact, nothing could be further from ..
(May 28, 2008)
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The Greatest British Storm The Severest of Weather

The worst storm ever recorded in the UK struck in the 18th century killing thousands and destroying huge amounts of property and uprooting hundreds of thousands of trees. On the night of November ..
(June 15, 2008)
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Violent But Local Winds Whats Blowing Towards You?

Some Violent Winds of the World It is the global air patterns that give rise to the principal wind systems on earth, such as the westerlies, the trade winds and the polar easterlies. These global ..
(June 16, 2008)
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I Dont Care What the Weatherman Says

It is clear that weather forecasting is only predictable up to a certain point. This is due to the huge number of differing influences that can affect a predictable climate. Topgraphy, sea ..
(June 18, 2008)
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The Ice Age Cometh

This winter (2007-2008) snow fall and snow cover has been at its greatest over North America, Siberia and China since 1966. And the Arctic ice sheet, which for so long has been all but doomed by ..
(June 25, 2008)
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The Flood of the Century

The winter of 1996-97 was particularly harsh in the area with a succession of winter storms piling up massive amounts of snow over the large floodplain. Two of the worst hit towns were Fargo and ..
(June 30, 2008)
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Red Sky at Night

Red sky at night, shepherd's delight. Red in the morning, shepherd's warning. This is probably the most famous of weather folklore and, as is so often the case, has been passed down through ..
(July 04, 2008)
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Hurricane Bertha A Prophetess of Doom?

Currently Bertha is heading slightly north west and is expected to then swing to the north. This will take her into colder waters where she will continue to weaken and turn back into your everyday ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Wonderful Weather, Except Here of Course

You know that feeling. It's been raining all summer and you are travelling to a hot, sunny beach many miles from home. You call home to check on the family, pets and lottery, only to be told the sun ..
(July 13, 2008)
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How to Measure the Weather

There are five basic instruments needed for an accurate record of the weather. A rain gauge, anemometer (wind gauge), thermometer, barometer and weathervane. 1. Rain gauge. These come in all shapes ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Brass Monkeys Facts About Snow and Ice

The entire planet was once covered in ice around 700 million years ago. This glaciation, so the ‘snowball earth’ theory postulates, lasted for 160 million years. Some of the largest ..
(July 17, 2008)
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Tropical Storm Cristobal

Tropical cyclone Cristobal circulated with its mid point just offshore on the east coast of the US, but it has not become any better organized since the afternoon of Saturday, in fact winds on the ..
(July 21, 2008)
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Our Wobbling Earth, Wobbled by the Worlds Weather

As it rotates, the Earth wobbles as it spins on its axis. And as it slows down, the planet develops a host of different wobbles, ranging in time period from a few minutes to billions of years. The ..
(July 22, 2008)
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