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Lake Lanier Water Levels Rising, Georgia Flooding Becoming a Threat

September 21, 2009 / 1 Comment

[caption id="attachment_6421" align="aligncenter" width="498" caption="Lake Lanier"][/caption] With massive amounts of rain on Sunday and last night, things have gone from bad to worse in Northern Georgia where serious flooding have taken two lives already and caused serious damage. Meanwhile, the Army Corps of Engineers is keeping an eye on Lake Lanier where the water levels have risen four inches since Saturday ...

Tropical Storm Danny forms in Atlantic, Might Hit East Coast This Weekend

August 26, 2009 / 3 Comments

Tropical Storm Danny have just formed in the Atlantic with the center about 445 miles east of Nassau, Bahamas, and about 775 miles south of Cape Hatteras, N.C. The National Hurricane Center issued its first advisory for Tropical Storm Danny today at 11 a.m. Meteorologists have warned that the winds have topped 45 mph and that the storm is moving to the ...

Tropical Storm Claudette update – on the heels of Bill and Ana

August 19, 2009 / No Comments

The US National Hurricane Center has given a name to the third Atlantic storm - Claudette. Claudette is gathering steam and the winds are increasing to near 85kmh (50+mph). The winds are expected to hit the northern Gulf Coast of Florida. They are moving north-west at about 19kmh. Claudette appeared earlier today in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm popped up in relatively short ...

Hurricane Bill update: Now category 4 and getting stronger

August 19, 2009 / No Comments

Hurricane Bill update - My namesake is now category 4 and getting stronger. Look out Bermuda, here I come at 135mph. Folk on the east coast of the US can also expect some serious swells followed by rip currents for a few days. Bill's wind sheer is light and the waters are warm - just the right recipe for growing in strength. For more ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning – Baltimore, MD & Washington DC

August 18, 2009 / No Comments

Seems like there are storms all over the Baltimore, MD & Washington DC area. And I don't mean the ones on the Hill caused by the Obama gang -- a severe thunderstorm warning has been issued and we have the details. Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Southeastern Baltimore County in Northern Maryland... Eastern Baltimore City in Northern Maryland... South Central Harford County in Northern ...

Hurricane Bill – Projected Path and Updates

August 17, 2009 / 2 Comments

Hurricane Bill UPDATE: Now category 4 and getting stronger. (8/19 - 11:25EST) Hurricane Bill is on the warpath. I love it when they name storms after me. Who wouldn't? Facts about the Hurricane Bill projected path Location: 13.8N 44.0W or about 1160 miles east of the Lesser Antilles Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph Moving: West-northwest at about 22 mph Minimum pressure: 987 mb Expected to continue ...

One million flee typhoon Morakat in China – hotel tumbles into sea in Taiwan (video)

August 9, 2009 / No Comments

A typhoon is pummeling Taiwan causing the worst flooding in 50 years, not to mention hotels fleeing, um, tumbling into the sea. Emergency supplies are being delivered by bicycle.  How would you like that job? "Hey Wang! The hotel fell into the sea from the winds. Would you mind taking this food on your bicycle to the residents who are stuck out ...

El Nino conditions are back and world weather must answer to it

July 9, 2009 / 1 Comment

El Nino is back. US government scientists are saying that the periodic warming of water in the tropical Pacific Ocean, otherwise known as El Nino, which can affect weather all over the world, is back! The Pacific was in a neutral state, however, forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say the sea surface temps are up about 1 degree C ...

Wyoming Sideways Tornado in Pictures and on Video

June 9, 2009 / 1 Comment

The Wyoming Sideways Tornado- Tornadoes have always captivated weather enthusiasts because we strive to understand those amazing funnel clouds and the way they form. For researchers and those who have a passion for such things, a bunch of brave guys managed to capture the Wyoming Tornado on video and to take amazing pictures. It's a pretty wicked tornado that suddenly ...

Air France Plane Missing (Flight 447), 228 People On Board

June 1, 2009 / No Comments

An Air France plane on its way from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, has been reported missing over the Atlantic Ocean, with 228 people on board. Four hours after its scheduled take-off from the Brazilian city, the Airbus 330-200 crossed through a thunderous zone with strong turbulence" at 0200 GMT on Monday and 14 minutes later it sent an automatic ...