02 Feb

Groundhog Day: Can Punxsutawney Phil really predict the weather?

Groundhog Day: Can Punxsutawney Phil really predict the weather?
If he doesn’t see his shadow, we’ll have an early spring. But there’s no correlation between Phil’s shadow-sightings and the actual weather in February and March, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which ran the numbers since 1998.
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Wetlands battle extreme weather
World Wetlands Day celebrates our best natural defence against natural disasters OAK HAMMOCK MARSH, MB, Feb. 1, 2017 /CNW/ – Tomorrow a groggy groundhog will wake from its slumber to predict what the rest of the season has in store. But whatever the …
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Meteorologists to the world: “Don’t call me weather girl”
Female meteorologists have a simple request: Stop labeling us educated, highly trained scientists as “weather girls.” And maybe stop commenting on our dresses and lipstick and start asking about our forecasts. “Women on television can also be scientists.
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AZ Memo: Beautiful weather, toothless lobbying rules, a state faux pas, National Signing Day, new Border Patrol chief, and more
Good morning, Arizona. Here’s what you need to know. The weather today in metro Phoenix will be simply beautiful — sunny, with a high of 73 and low of 48. That above-normal pattern will continue for the rest of the week, forecasters say, with mostly …
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