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Friday, April 18, 2014

Weather

Miss. prepares for severe weather

Area residents may see an influx in severe weather tonight and early tomorrow morning. Large hail, gusty winds and possible tornadoes are possible. (April 3, 2014, Page 2)

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    Polar vortex – now that’s a cool name

    With hurricanes, typhoons and major storms all getting names these days, Editor Don Whitten writes that he thought “polar vortex” was the name of the latest storm that rolled through much of the country. He then learned it’s not a name of a storm, but the name of a weather phenomenon. (January 10, 2014, Page 4A)

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      You Might Not Get There

      Local columnist Jimmy Reed reminds us of one of Yogi Berra’s sayings about getting where you’re going as he tells the story of a less-than-idea flight with a friend in his Piper Cub. (April 2, 2013, Page 4)

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        Storm brings rain, wind

        While little damage occurred during the storm, it did bring an additional 1.56 inches of rain to an already wet Lafayette County. (January 30, 2013, Page 1)

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          The changing of the seasons – when it’s nice

          The transition from summer to fall is in full swing with leaves falling and temperatures dropping, leaving Editor Don Whitten to write about how the fall and spring offer beauty and mild weather as compared to the winter and summer. (October 31, 2012, Page 4)

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            Community gets drenched

            Lafayette County saw 2 inches of rain in one day which helped with drought conditions but numbers remain down for the year. (August 17, 2012, Page 1A)

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              There’s no doubt our pollen count is high

              Pollen season has arrived in north Mississippi. Just look at all the dingy yellow cars and notice the folks who with watery eyes and sniffles. Editor Don Whitten looks at the annual yellow snowfall that hits our area as bad as any in the country. (March 21, 2012, Page 4)

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                Preparing for wide ranges of bad weather

                Last week was recognized as Severe Weather Awareness Week and Editor Don Whitten reminds readers of how varied the weather can be locally at this time of the year. Are you prepared for the extremes – from snow and ice storms to thunderstorms and tornadoes? (February 22, 2012, Page 4)

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                  The magical land of fun and heat

                  Not all that long ago, when temperatures were low and snow and ice covered the ground, EAGLE Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks longed for warmer temps and time to fish, golf, et cetera. He’s gotten his wish – and now wonders about the wisdom of questioning Mother Nature. (July 14, 2011, Page 4)

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                    Isn’t it too soon for another 100-year flood?

                    We’ll never see a flood like the one in 1927. There will never be a hurricane like Camille again. You’d think we’d learn to never say “never” about weather and related disasters. Even talk about 100-year floods and such are hard to understand, so Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at what a 100-year event really is. (May 18, 2011, Page 4)

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