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WDBJ7 is tagging along as a team of meteorology professors and students are using the Midwest as their classroom this week. Chris Hurst is with them for the next two days. He and photojournalist Andy May met up with them late Saturday night as they were...
E-Mail Brent Follow Brent On: Blog | Facebook | Twitter A native of Botetourt County, Brent Watts grew up watching Your Hometown News Leader, so it seemed only fitting that WDBJ7 was his only choice when searching for his first job in television. ...
The Benjamin Franklin ’Eclipse’ Hurricane of November 2, 1743: New Jersey to Maine Bengamin Franklin's "eclipse hurricane" unlocked the key to storm movement. Ben Franklin, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was prevented from viewing the lunar...
-A- ACCAS (usually pronounced ACK-kis) - AltoCumulus CAStellanus; mid-level clouds (bases generally 8 to 15 thousand feet), of which at least a fraction of their upper parts show cumulus-type development. These clouds often are taller than they are wide,...
Many people have claimed to be able to "predict" approaching rainstorms by observing pains in various parts of their bodies, particularly in the joints and bones. It has been suggested that variations in barometric pressure may be the cause of this...
NASA'snewest Earth-watching satellite has sent back a breathtaking image of our "Blue Marble" that offers a taste of the orbiting observatory's vast capabilities. The image release comes just a day after the satellite was given a new name: Suomi NPP,...
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E-Mail Robin Follow Robin on Facebook Follow Robin on Twitter Robin has been chief meteorologist at WDBJ7 since March of 1982. His path to meteorology began with a passion for baseball but a major league career was not to be. Sports reporting was the...
E-Mail Leo Follow Leo on Facebook Follow Leo on Twitter Leo Hirsbrunner joined WDBJ7 in 2000 from Attleboro, Massachusetts. A proud native of New England, Leo is a 1997 graduate of Lyndon State College located in Lyndonville, Vermont. There he...
OKLAHOMA CITY — Two days before the tornado hit, Gary England had an uneasy feeling. The wind patterns emerging over the weekend reminded him of the conditions that unleashed deadly storms in the region on May 3, 1999. He began warning that...
Calling all kids interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related activities? The first annual HoCo STEM Festival is June 9, 1 to 4 p.m., at Howard Community College. This free community event is the brainchild of the Committee to...
Sandy is the 77th name to be retired from the World Meteorological Organization's Atlantic hurricane season lists, joining memorable storms to hit Maryland like Irene, Isabel, Gloria and Agnes. Sara will replace it on a list that will next come into use...
Dreams do come true. I know because I'm living my childhood dream. I grew up in a very small town in Indiana named Veedersburg. I've had a fascination with weather as far back as I can remember to my days as a 4 year old boy that watched storms from my...
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