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  • Severe Weather Forecast: Outbreak of Severe Storms and Tornadoes Possible Through Early Next Week

    04/26/2014 4:04:48 PM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 26 replies ^ | April 26, 2014
    An outbreak of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes could occur from this weekend through early next week as a potent storm system slowly pushes east across the nation. Locations from the Plains into the Mississippi Valley, Ohio Valley and parts of the South could see severe weather on one or multiple days. This widespread threat of severe weather begins Saturday in the Plains. If you are in one of regions affected, be sure you have a plan to get the latest weather information multiple times a day. The specific forecasts for each day are below.
  • Severe storms result in outages, blocked roadways in SW Cochise County

    07/10/2013 6:56:24 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Derek Jordan
    SIERRA VISTA — Southwest Cochise County was hammered by hurricane-level winds and torrential rains after several powerful storm systems moved through the area Tuesday night. Rainfall measuring more than five inches has been reported in the hardest hit areas, mostly contained to an area in and around Palominas, leaving many roadways obstructed. Crews with the Cochise County Highway and Floodplain Department have been working throughout the night to clear roadways quickly before tonight’s anticipated continuation of the storms. “If it rains tonight it’s going to get a whole lot worse,” said Ron Ellis, operations manager for the Highway and Floodplain...
  • NWS Jun 12, 2013 1630 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

    06/12/2013 10:15:34 AM PDT · by Sender · 8 replies
    NWS Storm Prediction Center ^ | 06/12/2013 | CARBIN/SMITH/BUNTING
  • 'Severe epidemic' of sexually-transmitted diseases is sweeping the nation, warns CDC Valentine's Day

    02/14/2013 8:52:17 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 36 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | | Daily Mail Reporter
    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control released data Wednesday revealing that 20 million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are diagnosed each year nationwide, costing some $16 billion in taxpayer funds. Half of the 20 million new infections affect people ages 15 to 24 - who only make up a quarter of the population,l according to the statistics. Human papillomavirus (HPV) tops the list as the most common infection followed by chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, hepatitis B, HIV and trichomoniasis.
  • Sources: Security threat level for London raised to 'severe'

    01/06/2011 8:05:05 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | 1-6-11 | Wire Staff
    London (CNN) -- New information has emerged from an intelligence operation about the possibility of an attack being planned in or near London, with subway stations and airports of particular concern to officials, a British security source told CNN Thursday. CNN understands that the intelligence operation concerns a possible Mumbai-style attack, the source said. The action is not connected to terrorism arrests last month in Stoke, Cardiff and London, the source said.
  • Sleeping store owner awakened to noise, shoots suspected burglar(OH)

    06/29/2010 4:18:15 PM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies ^ | 25 June, 2010 | Staff
    AKRON, Ohio - Akron police said a store owner shot a suspect as he tried to break into his shop overnight. The owner of Pioneer Market on Pioneer Street said he was sleeping in the store at about 3 a.m. when he heard a knock at the front door and then the opening of a rear door. Police said the owner confronted the suspects with a shotgun and fired a shot. Several minutes later, officers received a call from Akron General Medical Center about a patient with a gunshot wound to the left arm. Johnny R. Rollyson, 19, of Beardsley...
  • Hope you haven't put those snow shovels away! More Snow and Severe Storms this Weekend

    03/18/2010 1:51:01 PM PDT · by dopplerdale · 15 replies · 980+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Posts ^ | 3/18/10 | Dale Bader
    It has been a busy week here with one of the twins being sick and then them having Spring break. That has equaled time not available to neither look at the weather nor provide blog posts but things are much quieter today. For the first time in a week, as I am typing this post I am seeing a bright, yellow ball in the sky. I believe it is the elusive sun. A slow progressing trough has kept much of the southeastern U.S. shrouded in low cloud cover which in turn has kept temperatures 5 to 10 degrees below normal....
  • Winter and Spring All In One Week; Time to Prepare for Severe Weather

    03/02/2010 12:56:14 PM PST · by dopplerdale · 10 replies · 494+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Posts ^ | 3/2/10 | Dale Bader
    System moving out of the Gulf of Mexico and through the Southeast today has already delivered a wide swath of wet snow accumulation through Alabama and into northern Georgia. Some of the higher terrain of northeast Alabama has seen 3” to 6” of accumulation. The highest totals received so far: Lookout Mtn-Chattanooga, TN (7”), Pisgah, AL (6”), Coker Creek, TN (6”), Collinsville, AL (5”), Mentone, AL (4”), Hayesville, NC (4”), Whitewell, TN (4”), SE Huntsville, AL (3”), Arab, AL (3”), Albertville, AL (3”) and Grant, AL (3”). This system will continue to track NNE along the Atlantic coast over the...
  • Spring & Severe Weather Outlook 2010

    02/25/2010 1:32:24 PM PST · by dopplerdale · 4 replies · 802+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Posts ^ | 2/25/10 | Dale Bader
    I have provided the Spring and Severe Weather Outlook in today's blog post. Also, I would like to thank those of you who have read my blog this year and commented. I realize some of you are having trouble reading the text due to the graphic background. I will be working to fix this issue and hope to make it easier on everyone's eyes soon. I did not realize the issue because it is not evident when I few it through firefox at the settings I have my browser set at but I took a look and saw the issue...
  • Britain raises international terror threat level (from 'Substantial' to 'Severe')

    01/22/2010 1:34:45 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 797+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 1/22/10 | Tim Pearce
    LONDON (Reuters) – Britain raised its international terrorism threat level to 'severe' -- its second highest level of terror alert -- from 'substantial' on Friday, Home Secretary (interior minister) Alan Johnson said. "The Joint Terrorism Analysis Center has today raised the threat to the UK from international terrorism from substantial to severe. This means that a terrorist attack is highly likely, but I should stress that there is no intelligence to suggest than an attack is imminent," he said in a statement. "JTAC keeps the threat level under constant review and makes its judgments based on a broad range of...
  • Family: H1N1 Flu Shot Caused Severe Reaction

    12/31/2009 1:46:23 PM PST · by PilotDave · 20 replies · 999+ views ^ | 31 Dec 09 | Staff
    A nurse herself for many years, the 47-year-old Milliken has spent the last 38 days in medical care. Her boyfriend and family said she may have been struck down by what's called Guillain-Barre Syndrome -- which starts with pain and ends with paralysis. Milliken's family said they believe the H1N1 flu shot she received in the first week of November may be to blame for her suffering. "Right now, she's in a lot of pain, mostly in her extremities. A lot of nerve sensations such as burning in her legs is what she's feeling," said Milliken's daughter Michelle Mellett. The...
  • Severe Weather Threat for Friday

    10/29/2009 1:31:33 PM PDT · by dopplerdale · 12 replies · 799+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Posts ^ | 10/29/09 | Dale Bader
    A vigorous storm system moving through the center of the nation has delivered feet of snow to Colorado including the Denver metro area and is also delivering strong to severe storms across portions of SE Oklahoma/NE Texas/Western AR/Western LA. As of 2 PM CT, 3 tornado watches were in effect.
  • Major Early Season Winter Storm Brings Heavy Snow and Severe Storms

    10/28/2009 1:00:27 PM PDT · by dopplerdale · 14 replies · 1,049+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Posts ^ | 10/28/09 | Dale Bader
    A powerful early winter season storm is spinning up across the 4-corners with a surface low across southeast Colorado. The surface system will gradually lift north-northeastward through Saturday while the upper level support will be slowly track eastward into the lower Mississippi Valley. What does this mean?
  • Relatively Tranquil Weather for the Eastern U.S. this Week but One Speedbump May Need to Be Crossed

    09/28/2009 12:54:43 PM PDT · by dopplerdale · 3 replies · 472+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Posts ^ | 9/28/09 | Dale Bader
    Not a lot to say regarding the weather. It remains quiet in the tropics but don’t put your guard down just yet.
  • ‘Severe’ doc shortage seen hiking wait time

    09/15/2009 5:43:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies · 738+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 9/15/09 | Christine McConville
    As the state’s shortage of primary care doctors grows, people are waiting longer for medical care, according to a new survey by the Massachusetts Medical Society. “The shortage is getting more severe,” said Dr. Mario Motta, the medical society’s president. The state’s health care dilemma can serve as a valuable lesson for a nation whose residents are locked in a frenzied debate about health care reform, he added.
  • WHO Warns Of Severe Form Of Swine Flu

    08/28/2009 4:46:26 PM PDT · by Brugmansian · 73 replies · 1,683+ views
    New York Times ^ | August 28, 2009 | Staff
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Doctors are reporting a severe form of swine flu that goes straight to the lungs, causing severe illness in otherwise healthy young people and requiring expensive hospital treatment, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.
  • CIA: Severe interrogation led to arrest of Columbus terrorist

    08/25/2009 12:45:51 PM PDT · by flutters · 12 replies · 1,344+ views
    THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH ^ | August 25, 2009 | Jack Torry
    WASHINGTON -- An internal CIA report made public yesterday says the agency's heavily criticized interrogation techniques led to the 2003 arrest of a Columbus truck driver who pleaded guilty to providing assistance to al-Qaida. The 2004 report, released following an order by a federal judge, asserted that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, provided CIA interrogators with information that "led to the investigation and prosecution'' of Iyman Faris, a native of Pakistan who was living in Columbus. Faris, 39, is serving a 20-year sentence after admitting he had scouted the Brooklyn Bridge in 2002 as...
  • Rare Southern California Storm May Bring Midwest Style Thunderstorms.

    11/25/2008 6:14:48 AM PST · by JohnJeykis · 12 replies · 999+ views ^ | 11-25-08 | Joshua Young
    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - November 25, 2008 ( Severe thunderstorm threat possible. It's been months since Southern California has seen a good storm system move through. Lots have tried and many have failed. However one storm system managed to escape the grasp of the arctic jet stream and will make friends with the tropical moisture plume to the South to give us much needed rain. The rain will start this morning, increasing over the day and into the evening. The Ventura areas will likely see the rain overnight tonight into Wednesday morning as a plume of tropical moisture reaches the area....
  • Severe Weather Oregon Coast

    08/18/2008 12:49:34 AM PDT · by Global2010 · 37 replies · 256+ views
    It has been lightning and thunder since 7am.The Emerg radio is in action all day.I called my vendor to see if it was wise to put on the p.m. mist and O2 for KV and he brushed me off. So I called the local non emerg. Fire Dept and they said if your gut says no go with it.. Folks we are being hit with Lightning and thunder and no 1 elephant counts. The local FD said that they had a hit in one substation and all I could think was to say I CAN PRAY we have NO STRIKES..we...
  • Magellan Tank Farm Fire - Kansas City, KS

    06/03/2008 9:03:19 PM PDT · by gpk9 · 21 replies · 852+ views
    5-3-08 | George Kelley
    A cloud-to-ground ligtning strike from a severe thunderstom hit a large gasoline storage tank at the Magellan Petroleum tank farm in Kansas City, igniting 2 million plus gallons of unleaded gasoline, rapidly growing into a huge inferno of flame belching over 200 feet in the air. Local authorities have elected to let the fire burn itself out, which is anticipated to take a day or more. The fire is presently contained to the burning tank. Authorites and company officials feel confident the fire poses no danger to other large storage tanks nearby. Video from local news helicopters shows tank walls...