Daily Archives: January 5, 2011

Arctic Blast: Are You Prepared? Cold Weather Safety Tips

If you read YOURWEATHERBLOG yesterday, you’re already aware of the potential for an Arctic blast of cold air across most of the U.S. next week. Long-range models have been indicating this for several days, but thankfully today the airmass doesn’t look quite as cold as it did yesterday due to a subtle change in the […]

Queensland Flooding Continues

Wet and soggy conditions continue over eastern Australia. Actually, “soggy” is not the appropriate word as many areas are indeed flooded, while Queensland’s coal mines are shut down and more than 200,000 people have been affected. Experts are already estimating flood-related costs above $5 billion, when considering infrastructure rebuilding (transportation has been particularly hard hit) and economic losses.