U.S. Drought Monitor. The U.S. Drought Monitor is unique, blending numeric measures of drought and experts' best judgment into a single map every week. It started in 1999 as a federal, state, and academic partnership, growing out of a Western Governors' Association initiative to provide timely ...
If you love your pet, don't leave him unattended in the car. That's the message from the American Veterinary Medical Association, which reports persistent tragedies resulting from pets left alone in vehicles. In one recent case, a California man left...
Hollywood special effects have nothing on the Logan Co. OK wildfire that burned out-of-control Sunday afternoon & evening. Watching the live stream from media helicopters was a jaw-dropping experience.
Crowdsourcing - the future of weather forecasting?
"There’s a tremendous sense that people enjoy having this capability and want to be connected and want their car to be part of a larger system that can alert them in return. You can be told through various apps that the wet weather that you’re going through turns to ice 15 miles ahead. That’s information that you as a driver can then use to decide what to do; to stop or take a different road. . . ."
UCAR President Tom Bogdan talks with Forbes contributor Bruce Dorminey:
As meteorologists debate the recent spate of truly bizarre weather, consumer computer technology and weather apps are already changing day-to-day forecast models. But how can such tech help us live with these new weather extremes? For answers, Forbes.com turned to physicist Thomas Bogdan, President of UCAR (the University Corporation for Atmospheric [...]
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