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Getting Local with the Weather

I have always been fascinated by the weather. When I was in grade school, we had a science teacher who had us go out and record the temperature and relative humidity, using a sling psychrometer that we whirled around. Then, … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: Greening and Flooding

If April showers bring May flowers, then what does a March deluge bring? One thing it brings is flooding, and our local rivers (like the Ohio) are out of their banks and well past flood stage. We have had almost … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: May Harvest Time

I have to admit, I am happy to see April behind us. If April showers truly bring May flowers, then we ought to be up to our ears in flowers this May, because we got a whopping 12.73 inches of … Continue reading

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CoCoRaHS: Measuring Rain, Hail & Snow

I’ve always been fascinated by the weather. When I was still in grade school, my parents got me a weather station setup one year for my birthday. It was pretty cool for its time, with an anemometer to measure wind … Continue reading

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Who’ll Stop The Rain?

We’ve been having some interesting weather here lately, rainy and stormy. We’re no strangers to storms here, since we are in a part of the U.S. known as Tornado Alley. But the rain? That’s another story! Last year we couldn’t … Continue reading

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