Tornado in my own back yard tonight

It would be just my luck, that on the day of the biggest weather story in my area of the year, I’d be out of town. I was in Sacramento on an unexpected trip to find an important and now hard to get electronic part (thanks to it being made in Japan, and now scarce…

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Another tornado outbreak expected

From the NOAA Storm Prediction Center: PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 1226 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2011 …MAJOR TORNADO AND SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI…MID MISSISSIPPI…AND LOWER OHIO VALLEYS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT… THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE…

Oh noes! The abalone must be saved so we can eat it!

From the University of British Columbia: Endangered Gourmet Sea Snail Could be Doomed by Increasing Ocean Acidity Increasing levels of ocean acidity could spell doom for British Columbia’s already beleaguered northern abalone, according to the first study to provide direct experimental evidence that changing sea water chemistry is negatively affecting an endangered species. The northern…

Filling Lake Erie, one headline at a time

This is a press release from OSU, home of Dr. Lonnie Thompson. The press releases from there, written by Earle Holland, tend to be a bit excitable. For example, here’s one from just before COP16. Mr. Holland loves those all bold headlines. I invite readers to come up with other examples of “filling” based on…