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Glacial dam release affects peninsula rivers

...glacial dam at the lake releases, and the lake drains underneath Snow Glacier into nearby rivers, said Eric Holloway, a meteorologist with NOAA. The glacial lake began releasing around noon on Saturday, and Holloway said the natural process will not pose...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-01/glacial-dam-release-affects-peninsul
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Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

...residents were forced to move again, dispersing among various communities.Today, all that remains on Big Diomede are Russian meteorologists and troops staffing a border guard station established on the island in the 1940s.It's been more than 20 years since...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/village-seeks-to-reunite-with-russia
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BY SETH BORENSTEINWASHINGTON - Meteorologists may have found a way to predict some killer heat waves up...This could predict some types of heat waves but not all, meteorologists said. The study's authors said they think the pattern...

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'Hurricane hunter' helps track winter storms

...One way, according to meteorologists, is sending a hurricane...is used in real-time by meteorologists to improve and extend forecasts...Jack Parrish, a flight meteorologist and NOAA manager for the...special code understood by meteorologists. The instruments cost about...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-19/hurricane-hunter-helps-track-winter-
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The Bookworm Sez: "Rain: A Natural and Cultural History"

...though we have modern methods of predicting rain and there are thousands of local precipitation reporters around the world, meteorologists sometimes still miss storms and showers.Even if we could tell where it was going to come down (or not), there are things...

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USS Anchorage to retrieve Orion capsule at sea

...lines to guide the capsule back to the larger ship."It is a very complex, highly-integrated team of Navy divers, meteorologists, flight crews, the well-deck personnel and the bridge watch standers on Anchorage," Lt. Keith Tate, operations officer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-03/uss-anchorage-to-retrieve-orion-caps
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Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crews

...chance for more rain Tuesday night through early Thursday in parts of the southeast interior, said National Weather Service meteorologist Ryan Metzger in Fairbanks."I should also note that after Thursday, we look to develop a significant warming trend for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-29/weekend-rains-bring-relief-for-wildf
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Almanac predicts a nasty winter

...cycles for its long-range weather forecasts.Modern science doesn't put much stock in the formula.But even modern meteorologists can stumble on long-term forecasts. The national Climate Prediction Center forecast a strong likelihood of above-normal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/by-david-sharp/2014-08-26/almanac-predicts-a-nasty-w
Winter weather far from easy to predict

...residents can expect anything from heavy snowfall to bone-chilling cold to rain. Despite its quirky nature, however, meteorologists using sophisticated computer models do their best to give long-term outlooks that take into account past weather data...

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Alaska Fire Services prepare for early season

...less-than-average snowfall, Alaska Fire Services is preparing for a spring wildfire season that may begin sooner than usual. Meteorologist Sharon Alden of the Fire Service's predictive office said that although the unusual winter is unlikely to affect the level...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-11/alaska-fire-services-prepares-early
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