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Players Are Chasing Hurricanes In Microsoft Flight Simulator

Hurricane Laura made landfall over Louisiana last night, causing hundreds of thousands to lose power and severe damage to infrastructure like chemical plants even as the storm weakened over time. But from the safety of the virtual clouds, Microsoft Flight Simulator players spent the last day exploring the storm from a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Players Are Chasing Hurricanes In Microsoft Flight Simulator

Hurricane Laura made landfall over Louisiana last night, causing hundreds of thousands to lose power and severe damage to infrastructure like chemical plants even as the storm weakened over time. But from the safety of the virtual clouds, Microsoft Flight Simulator players spent the last day exploring the storm from a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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What to Know About Storm Terminology Before the Next Big One Hits

It is only mid-August, and several major tropical storms and hurricanes have already hit different parts of the United States. In fact, we’ve already set a record for the highest number of named storms occurring by early August (nine). While there’s been some action in the usual spots in the southeast, the northern…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Find Severe Weather Alerts in the Google News App

You’ll typically know when bad weather is headed your way, whether you’ve looked out the sky to see that ominous gray/green tint of a summer thunderstorm, you have a fancy Dark Sky-like app that alerts you when meteorological disaster is approaching, or you’ve been reading the news—the Google News, that is.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Use AccuWeather’s Updated App to Get Precise ‘Dark Sky’ Forecasts on Android

Android: Irritated as I am that Dark Sky will no longer have a home on Android as of August 1, the pain is slightly lessened by other big weather players—a phrase I don’t get to use nearly enough—stepping up to provide similar services. Or, at least, that’s what AccuWeather is attempting to do in its […]

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The Slow Down In Air Travel Has Made Weather Predictions Less Accurate

It’s really interesting, to me, the way COVID-19 has affected our everyday lives in unexpected ways. Last week, we reported on NPR losing a quarter of its listeners after a dramatic drop in American commutes, and now it seems our reduced rate of flying and taking cruises is affecting the accuracy of weather forecasts. Read […]

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The Slow Down In Air Travel Has Made Weather Predictions Less Accurate

It’s really interesting, to me, the way COVID-19 has affected our everyday lives in unexpected ways. Last week, we reported on NPR losing a quarter of its listeners after a dramatic drop in American commutes, and now it seems our reduced rate of flying and taking cruises is affecting the accuracy of weather forecasts. Read […]

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How to Keep Outdoor Plants Alive During a Drought

If you live somewhere with all four seasons (or probably more realistically, two: summer and winter), you may look forward to growing outdoor plants once the weather warms up. But things can get tricky if there’s not enough rain. According to the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center, many parts of the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Find the Most Accurate Weather Service Wherever You Are With ForecastAdvisor

It’s a bummer that Dark Sky is going away for some people—whether you’re an Android user or your depend on the service’s API for your own customized weather setup, like a Home Assistant card. But maybe it wasn’t the best weather service to begin with?Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why the Covid-19 Related Drop in Air Travel Could Make Weather Forecasts Less Accurate

Amid the covid-19 pandemic, everyone’s cancelling their flights. To prevent the spread of the virus, countries are enforcing strict travel bans and encouraging social distancing, which means no air travel unless absolutely necessary. Airlines are taking huge hits: Southwest’s planes are just 20 percent full, Delta’s…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How to Get Severe Weather Alerts and Traffic Reports From Alexa

Alexa has a few new commands that can help you prepare for hazardous weather or crummy traffic conditions. These features have actually been around for a few weeks—Amazon quietly slipped them onto Alexa-supported devices last month—but since the company didn’t mention the updates until recently, most people haven’t…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Tycho announces instrumental appendage to ‘Weather,’ shares first two songs

Tycho has announced the release of an instrumental appendage to his Grammy-nominated Weather project, Simulcast, set to drop Feb. 28. The soothsayer already dropped two glistening tracks from the companion album, “Stress” and “Outer Sunset,” which are instrumental accompaniments of “Skate” and “No Stress” from the original work. As described by Tycho on Twitter, the […]

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Tycho announces instrumental appendage to ‘Weather,’ shares first two songs

Tycho has announced the release of an instrumental appendage to his Grammy-nominated Weather project, Simulcast, set to drop Feb. 28. The soothsayer already dropped two glistening tracks from the companion album, “Stress” and “Outer Sunset,” which are instrumental accompaniments of “Skate” and “No Stress” from the original work. As described by Tycho on Twitter, the […]

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Nearly 3,000 Recalled Brand New BMWs And Minis Have Just Been Sitting In An Auction Yard For Over Four Years

If, by chance, you may have wandered over to the ADESA salvage yard in Vancouver, British Columbia anytime over the last four years, you would have discovered a field of nearly 3,000 seemingly brand-new BMW and Mini models parked bumper to bumper, just rotting away. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Nearly 3,000 Recalled Brand New BMWs And Minis Have Just Been Sitting In An Auction Yard For Over Four Years

If, by chance, you may have wandered over to the ADESA salvage yard in Vancouver, British Columbia anytime over the last four years, you would have discovered a field of nearly 3,000 seemingly brand-new BMW and Mini models parked bumper to bumper, just rotting away. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Nearly 3,000 Recalled Brand New BMWs And Minis Have Just Been Sitting In An Auction Yard For Over Four Years

If, by chance, you may have wandered over to the ADESA salvage yard in Vancouver, British Columbia anytime over the last four years, you would have discovered a field of nearly 3,000 seemingly brand-new BMW and Mini models parked bumper to bumper, just rotting away. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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