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No threat from Tropical Storm Emily remnants

No threat from Tropical Storm Emily remnants

The broad mass of storms formerly known as Tropical Storm Emily could reorganize over the next day or so — but likely not in time to bother anybody much. Forecasters said Friday its only impact on South Florida would be to slightly raise weekend rain chances. The National Weather Service in Miami put the...

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Wisconsin: Here Comes the Brownshirts!

Wisconsin: Here Comes the Brownshirts!

With less than two weeks before Wisconsinites go to the polls and possibly vote six Republicans out of the State Senate, the billionaire Koch brothers and their well funded roster of right-wing front groups have poured millions in out of state money into attack ads and voter suppression campaigns.  All the while, left-wing labor groups...

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Hurricane Season: Preparing Your Family

Hurricane Season: Preparing Your Family

Before a hurricane threatens the Lowcountry, you and your family need to be prepared and know what you are going to do and where you are going to go.having a Family Disaster Plan will help keep your family safe during a stressful situation. • first you need to discuss the type of hazards that could affect...

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Hurricane Preparedness Week May 22-28

Hurricane Preparedness Week May 22-28

As the start of the 2011 hurricane season moves closer, early uncharacteristic weather conditions have led many forecasters to predict that the 2011 hurricane season (1 June-30 November) will be quite active. Weather experts suggest that as many as 17 named storms may form within the Atlantic hurricane basin this year. Nine of these storms...

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Tropical Storm Emily approaches the Dominican Republic, Haiti

Tropical Storm Emily approaches the Dominican Republic, Haiti

STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: nearly 12,000 U.N. troops and police are on standby in Haiti Emily is about 75 miles south of the Dominican Republic The storm is expected to approach Haiti Thursday Emily’s winds are at 50 mph Miami, Florida (CNN) — nearly 12,000 United Nations peacekeepers are on emergency standby in Haiti, as Tropical Storm Emily churns...

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Haitians warned of disaster threat from tropical storm

Source: alertnet // Megan Rowling Children look up into the sky as a plane flies past their tent encampment in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Swoan Parker LONDON (AlertNet) – Aid agencies and the Haitian authorities are working to alert vulnerable communities to the threat of flooding and landslides from a tropical storm...

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2011-2012 Carolina Hurricanes season preview

2011-2012 Carolina Hurricanes season preview

Needing one win to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs last season, the Carolina Hurricanes were unable to get it done on home ice in their regular-season finale against the Tampa Bay Lightning. While that was certainly a disappointment for owner Peter Karmanos Jr., he enters the 2011-12 campaign feeling confident the club can take it...

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Emily reminder to prepare for season’s busy months

Emily reminder to prepare for season’s busy months

Now-defunct Tropical Storm Emily nudged us out of our hurricane season complacency this week, and that’s good. Emily showed up like clockwork to remind us that August and September historically are worrisome weather months for the Lowcountry. in 2010, the Atlantic hurricane season saw 19 named storms, including 12 hurricanes. Twelve of those...

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High school football: Hurricane Tigers 2011 preview

High school football: Hurricane Tigers 2011 preview

“Yeah because it’s a different team. It’s a different group of seniors. Really the only element that’s totally the same is the coaching staff. We carry those losses with us way worse than our kids do,” said Hurricane coach Chris Homer. “This group of kids now gets their chance.” Despite the frustrating losses at Rice-Eccles Stadium...

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biosphere » Blog Archive » Severe and Tropical Storm Update

biosphere  » Blog Archive   » Severe and Tropical Storm Update

Severe weather has been bombarding the Upper Midwest as of lately.  our WeatherNation Weather Watcher, Rebecca Boos, took this  video of a damaging windstorm in St. Cloud, MN on August 2.  it looks like the Midwest will be in a bit of a storm rut the next few days.  Round after round of storms may...

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