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When Murphy’s Law Affects Planning for the Weather

a satellite view of a hurricane

Whenever I plan a trip, I think about what the weather could be like at each of my connections. I try not to connect through Chicago through the winter, and I try not to connect through Florida during hurricane season. But more often than not in the last few years, …

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How You Maintain an Airport with 25 Feet of Snowfall a Year

I just thought this was cool.  How does an airport stay operational when it gets 25 feet of snow a year?  The Houghton County Memorial Airport has this down. According to the Upper Michigan Source: “We’ll plow it off, get our numbers for the airline. Then, typically, we have to fuel …

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Where to Find Reliable Weather Reports

With the winter storm that hit the Northeast, there’s been a resurgence of “Newsertainment”.  That is, news channels that use the impending snow to create a certain amount of panic so people will continually tune in. Weather.com seems to be the biggest offender.  During rain a few weeks ago, they …

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