Daily Archives: February 5, 2010

Today’s Updated StormWatch Special Edition Video

(25749 KB) Watch on posterous Detailing not only the Mid-Atlantic snow storm, but also the next storm in the Plains, here is today’s Special Edition video from ImpactWeather‘s StormWatch, updated Friday afternoon..

National Weatherperson’s Day: Today!

February 5 is National Weatherperson’s Day, commemorating the birth of John Jeffries in 1744. Jeffries was one of America’s first weather observers. He began taking daily weather observations in Boston in 1774 and he took the first balloon observation in 1784. This is a day to recognize the men and women who collectively provide Americans […]

Survey: Weather Hazards

Snow: The 1-2 Punch

Two U.S. snow storms have the attention of the ImpactWeather StormWatch team this morning. The well-advertised Mid-Atlantic storm is reaching its peak intensity today; moving off the coast tomorrow. While in the northern Plains a second storm is set to deliver impressive snowfall totals today and tomorrow. This second storm, by the way, will continue […]

Hi-Perf Golf Nixed Down Under

I’m a gearhead. Motorcycles mostly, but cars, too. So the headline “Fastest Golf Slowed by Aussie Heat” from the Brisbane Times grabbed the gearhead lobe of my brain as well as the (just a bit smaller) meteorological lobe of my brain. Turns out Europe’s largest automaker has decided to not send the new high-performance Golf […]