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Top Content This Week!

Posted on August 2, 2011 at 6:58pm 0 Comments

Greetings everyone!


With summer in full swing, I thought it might be fun to try something new. Starting today, I will be highlighting some of the top content for the week based on the Backyard Community's own leaderboard tool.

This week, it looks like the top five posts according to our community's leaderboard are as follows:


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Half of an amazing rainbow!

Posted on June 30, 2011 at 3:51am 2 Comments

These days it's rare that I am in the right place to catch a full-on rainbow. For me, it just never happens. But imagine my surprise when I found what you see in the picture below. The rainbow that was right there in front of me was so large, no amount of backing up would allow me to get the entire thing into frame for the photo. It was HUGE! I'm just fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to see it at all I guess. :) Feel free to click on the image to see the full size of it. This…


White River Flood In DeVallsBluff Arkansas - simply unreal footage

Posted on May 12, 2011 at 6:30pm 2 Comments

I was amazed and proud of the individuals that stood up to mother nature and exclaimed; "Not my home..."



I think it's easy to forget just how lucky many of us truly are. The folks dealing with the tremendous flooding are fighting incredible odds. But I will admit, seeing a team of individuals coming together to do the impossible makes me very proud of what we as a species can accomplish when properly motivated. I am in complete and…


Funnel Cloud Updates

Posted on April 29, 2011 at 1:30am 0 Comments



My wife came home earlier and brought with her some images she grabbed from her iPhone 4 during the earlier funnel event. This is the aftermath of the storm, but the clouds are amazing nonetheless. Click on any image to make larger, for…


Small Town In Western Washington Experiences Funnel Cloud

Posted on April 28, 2011 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

As you can see here from WeatherBug media partner, KING5 in Seattle, Mount Vernon in Washington (state) has seen something truly once in a lifetime. A fully formed funnel cloud making an appearance here in the town I happen to live in. For those of you in the mid-west shaking your heads at the thought of something like this being…


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WeatherBug is a weather technology company. We started the company in 1992 by building our own weather station hardware along with lesson plans and curriculum for schools. We also developed software to be used on television.

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Today a mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 18°C. UV index 4 or moderate.Tonight partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Wind becoming west 20 km/h near midnight. Low 9°C. Temperature:13.2°C -- Dewpoint:8.5°C -- Humidity:73% -- Wind:SSW 12 km/hSee More
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