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Adventure Series: The Grandest of Snowfalls

Posted on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7:21 PM MST

In January, 2017, a strong storm system dropped over 2 feet of snow across northern Arizona, including Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon, and the Mogollon Rim. Seeing one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World is gorgeous enough on a normal day, but under a fresh blanket of snow is downright breathtaking. Enjoy the journey.

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Posted In: Adventure Series

Tagged: Grand Canyon, Arizona, Travel, Winter, Snow


The Weepecket Buoy: A Thrilling Exercise in Cabin Fever and Deductive Logic

Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 7:24 PM MST /9:24 PM EST/

As many of you know, this has been an absolutely brutal winter here in southern New England. With 10 foot piles of snow all over town for almost 6 weeks now, it's safe to say that cabin fever has set in big time. Here you will find an exercise in puzzle solving and cabin fever that will remind you that, yes, we are all a little crazy.

On Friday, February 20th, I decided to go around and take some pictures of the ice flows that had invaded Cape Cod. Buzzards Bay was freezing over and Great Harbor in Woods Hole had completely frozen over. The last time there was sea ice like this was in 2005, so it's not like this happens every year.

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Posted In: Education

Tagged: Woods Hole, Winter, Snow


Three Factors Explaining Oklahoma's Quiet Storm Season

Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 3:00 PM MST

It's no secret by now that the severe weather season in Oklahoma this year has been nearly non-existent. The tornado count for the entire state so far this year can pretty much be counted on one hand. So what has caused the storm season to be so quiet? There are plenty of theories, but I will look at three of the more obvious ones.

Reason 1: Extreme Drought in Oklahoma

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Posted In: Education

Tagged: Tornado, Drought, Phase, Winter, Cold


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