Archive for June, 2010

Suggestions for hurricane-oil spill coverage

Friday, June 25th, 2010

With Hurricane Alex no longer a threat to the people and vessels working to stop and clean up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, reporters, newscasters, editors, and other news people can take a breather and think about ways to improve coverage when the next hurricane moves into  the Gulf of Mexico. One of the things to think a lot more... »

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Answers: Arizona tornadoes

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Q: Do tornadoes occur in south-west Arizona, including in the Yuma area? Chris,  Yuma, Ariz. A: A few tornadoes have occurred in Yuma County in the past, which means that they can  occur in the future. Nevertheless, the record shows they are rare and usually weak. If  you go to the National Climatic Data Center's (NCDC) Storm Events Web page, select "Arizona"... »

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