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The Ontario County Emergency Management Agency in New York is using a lightning detection and outdoor alerting system from WeatherBug to help keep...

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Today's National Outlook video takes a look at the big severe storm risk across Texas and the southern Plains today.

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A full gamut of weather will be found across the U.S. today, including some spring snow, severe thunderstorms and even an autumn-like chill.

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Nathan Parker to Speak on POLYGON Live Show

Nathan Parker will be on a live show called POLYGON Friday night (February 27, 2015) at 7PM CST to answer questions related to WeatherBug, Backyard Stations, the Backyard Community, etc. He also be monitoring his personal Twitter feed @mallardnathan during the live show, so feel free to tweet him your questions. Here's the link to the live stream.

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Sunny But Still Chilly For Grand Rapids, Michigan

Posted by Patricia Arline Murphy on April 24, 2015 at 10:00am 1 Comment

First Friday Morning View From New Back Door

Temperature:  41

Average Wind:  3 mph SE

Wind Chill:     41

Dew Point:     25

Barometer:    30.01

Humidity:       57%…


Light drizzle in Sydney,Cape Breton Island

Posted by William W. on April 24, 2015 at 8:10am 1 Comment

Today periods of rain or drizzle. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Fog patches. Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light near noon. High plus 4°C. Tonight periods of rain or snow changing to flurries after midnight and ending overnight then mainly cloudy. Rainfall amount 2 to 4 mm. Snowfall amount 2 cm. Fog patches. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h before morning. Low plus 1°C.

Temperature:0.9°C - Dewpoint:0.6°C - Humidity:98% - Wind:ESE 24 km/h

Thursday - April 23, 2015`s - Historical Climate Data !

Posted by William Elton Brantley on April 24, 2015 at 3:51am 0 Comments

Lowest Barometric Pressure : 30.00″ At 12 a.m.

Highest Barometric Pressure : 30.13″ At 11a.m. & 12 p.m.

Lowest Relative Humidity : 30% At 4 p.m.

Highest Relative Humidity : 93% At 12 – 3 a.m.

Lowest Dew Point Temperature : 33° At 1 & 8 p.m.

Highest Dew Point Temperature : 47° At 12 a.m.

Lowest Wind Speed : Calm at 1, 2, 6 & 7 a.m. & 8 – 11:59 p.m.

Highest Wind Gust : E – 18 m.p.h. at 11 a.m.

Lo : 44°

Normal : 50°

Record Warmest : 71° In 1970 & 1999 !

Record Coldest : 32° In 1986 !

Hi : 73°

Normal : 74°

Record Hottest : 90° In 1988 !

Record Coolest : 54° In 1983 !

Rainfall : 0.00″ : Daily Normal 0.18″



Gaithersburg Maryland VP2 backyard weather station report for Thursday, April 23, 2015

Posted by Kevin Shaw on April 24, 2015 at 1:31am 0 Comments

Thursday was partly sunny at times, sunny at times, and cooler, with lows in the morning in the upper 30s and highs only reaching the mid 50s by mid-afternoon. This evening temps fell through much of the 40s and now early on Friday morning is in the low 40s. We should reach the mid-upper 30s by sunrise, freeze warnings are up for the NW part of my county, just a few miles away. Friday should be sunny and once again cool, with highs in the mid 50s once again. Frosty again possibly on Friday night with lows in the low-mid 30s. Saturday should feature increasing clouds and be slightly warmer in the low 60s, but cooling once again as the clouds fill in, lowering and thickening by Saturday late afternoon, when rain should begin, and continue possibly to mid-day Sunday. A cold,rainy night (60 POP) on Saturday night with temps in the upper 30s or lower 40s. Sunday should feature slow clearing in the…


Cloudy Skies , Moderate Temps And Gusty Erratic Winds In Southern California

Posted by Leon Dabbs on April 23, 2015 at 11:46pm 0 Comments









                     MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

 LAL.................1...BECOMING 2 LATE IN THE MORNING.







Grey, Overcast, Cool Day in Quincy MA

Posted by Hans Dietrich on April 23, 2015 at 6:05pm 0 Comments

Current Conditions (5 pm):- temperature - 48°F, barometric - 29.52"⬇︎, humidity - 26%, dew point - 15°F.

We had a cooler than "normal" day with a morning temp of 44*F and a high of 51°F. The wind has been blowing from the West at 5 to 15 mph. The cool breeze made it chilly outside. No yard work today!! The occasional sunshine this morning soon vanished as the threatening clouds pushed in. Last night, for all the bluster, we only received 0.02" of precipitation. With the gusty wind (52 mph was recorded at the Observ.) thought the roof was coming off. Tonight will remain cloudy with the chance of a shower. The…


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