Tag Archives: Summer
The emergency response and warnings prompted by the approach of Hurricane Irene along the East Coast last week has, sadly but predictably, become a subject of much controversy . . . Continue reading
After what seems like forever to most of us, this past week finally brought some relief from the almost uninterrupted heat and humidity of July and early August . . . Continue reading
Heat waves are caused by very hot, stagnant air masses. Regions that suffer under intense hot spells are usually dominated by a surface high-pressure system with a mid-tropospheric ridge aloft . . . Continue reading
Though it has been hot and humid lately in southern Wisconsin, this summer has been relatively mild compared to previous summers.
Since June 1 in Madison, the daily average temperature has been . . . Continue reading