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Tempest News | April 2020

Good morning! Today in Tempest News: An interview with Alan Steremberg, founder of Weather Underground, a look at how the pandemic is effecting weather forecasting and research, a curated list of the best weather-related resources for all, and what's behind the "megadrought" in the Southwest.
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Flash Floods 101

Of the many weather-related disasters that occur in the United States, floods remain the leading cause of death, with most flood fatalities attributed to flash flooding. The number of flash floods in the United States peaks from late spring through summer, when melting snow, warmer temperatures, humid air, and frequent thunderstorms are common.
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Who needs a home weather system?

A home weather station (also referred to as a personal or residential weather station) is a weather measurement tool operated by a private individual. The home weather station isn’t a new idea, but recent innovations have resulted in more feature-stuffed models compared to what was available even just a few years ago. If you are completely content looking out the window, or checking the weather app that came with your phone, that's wonderful! You may not need to invest in a home weather system. However, if you think that home weather stations are just for weather geeks, think again. Even casual weather observers can benefit from this handy piece of technology.
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10 Weird Weather Questions Answered

The world is full of strange and unusual weather events that bring many questions to mind. Can showering during a thunderstorm kill you if lightning strikes your home? It probably won't, but The National Weather Service advises against it. Is it true that lightning doesn't strike the same place twice? No. Just ask The Empire State Building, which gets struck by lightning an average of 23 times per year. Here are some other weird weather questions, answered:
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Stuck at home? Here's a list of weather resources to bookmark.

As we navigate a new normal of school and business closures, and remote work, healthy hobbies and activities have never been more important. Here's a resource for parents and kids to get access to weather-related curriculum, activities, and entertainment. We will continue to add to this post, so keep checking back.
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Tempest News | March 2020

Good morning! Today in Tempest News: An interview with Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, a look at how weather may impact the spread of coronoavirus, and a new term to learn: the circularity gap. Like what we're doing? Share with a friend and they can sign up here to get Tempest newsletter each month.
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Tempest News | February 2020

Good morning! Today in Tempest News: An interview with Sella Nevo of Google's Crisis Response Team, exciting strides in wildfire research, an update on the EPIC forecasting initiative, and the economic toll of changing weather. Like what we're doing? Share with a friend and they can sign up here to get Tempest newsletter each month.
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Top 10 Most Common Questions About the Tempest Weather System

When WeatherFlow’s new Tempest Weather System launched on Kickstarter in early November, the campaign was fully funded in less than three hours. It quickly became the most popular tech campaign on Kickstarter, and the momentum only continued when Tempest carried forward on Indiegogo this month. With production in full swing, one thing is clear--people have A LOT of questions! Here, we break down the most common questions we receive about the soon-to-be-released Tempest:
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Welcome to 2020! This is the time of year when perfection (or, at the very least, improvement) once again seems attainable, through carefully considered goals and resolutions. By developing good habits (or breaking bad ones), small but significant change is within reach of each individual.
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