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Big storm in the Northeast

If you like to watch the weather in other parts of the country like I do, you are following the developing story about the blizzard in the Northeast with a lot of interest.  Here are a couple of links to interesting postings on the storm: Antecedent conditions for a nor’easter…
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Dry conditions return to Georgia

Now that the latest round of rain has mostly left the Southeast, the week ahead should be fairly dry, especially if you are in southern Georgia.  The remnants of the storm are still moving through the coastal areas of North Carolina and rainfall will be enhanced there by the development…
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Petrichor: What makes rain smell so good?

On this rainy Friday, I want to highlight a recent study which was published in Nature Communications. From Wikipedia: Petrichor (/ˈpɛtrɨkɔər/) is the earthy scent produced when rain falls on dry soil. The word is constructed from Greek, petra, meaning ‘stone’ + ichor, the fluid that flows in the veins…
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