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New Drone News and a New Quadcopter Company
New Drone News and a New Quadcopter Company
July 24, 2014; 12:29 PM

There's been a lot of news on amateur drones since I tested the DJI Phantom Quadcopter for storm chasing purposes last fall. Not to drone on, but let's take it from the top.
New World Radar Maps and International Warnings
New World Radar Maps and International Warnings
July 21, 2014; 1:02 PM

Today I'm pleased to announce a new suite of world radar maps and advisories from the national weather services of several countries on AccuWeather.com.
Summer Polar Vortex vs. 2009 Year Without a Summer?
Summer Polar Vortex vs. 2009 Year Without a Summer?
July 14, 2014; 1:00 PM

There's much ado this week about the polar vortex visiting the U.S. this week, but it wasn't long ago that we set over 7,800 cold records in July.
A Dark and Stormy Night in Wichita on the Dropcam
A Dark and Stormy Night in Wichita on the Dropcam
July 11, 2014; 12:35 PM

I caught an awesome lightning storm on the Dropcam at AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions' office in downtown Wichita Wednesday night.
Graphs, Damage Pics From Hurricane Arthur
Graphs, Damage Pics From Hurricane Arthur
July 04, 2014; 10:14 AM

Hurricane Arthur set a number of records and caused damage across eastern North Carolina. View the storm through maps, webcams and more.
Hi-Res Maps Show Arthur Battering Carolina Coast
Hi-Res Maps Show Arthur Battering Carolina Coast
July 03, 2014; 2:58 PM

Meteorologically, Hurricane Arthur is a beautiful storm -- almost a textbook example of a hurricane, especially when the right color palettes are applied.
Arthur First Hurricane to Threaten U.S. on July 4th?
Arthur First Hurricane to Threaten U.S. on July 4th?
July 02, 2014; 3:11 PM

What other Tropical Storms have threatened the U.S. on July 4th, or the days leading up to it? Very few since 1980. Here's a list.
10 Years: TS Arthur vs. Hurricane Alex 2004
10 Years: TS Arthur vs. Hurricane Alex 2004
July 01, 2014; 1:57 PM

Ten years ago, a hurricane formed off the North Carolina coast while I was on vacation. A similar storm with a similar track is setting up this week.
Hacks for Google Nest Dropcam: Removing Mic, More
Hacks for Google Nest Dropcam: Removing Mic, More
June 27, 2014; 12:18 PM

There are three hacks that you may want to do if you're going to use the indoor Dropcam as a weather web camera.
Finally a Nighttime Lightning Photo Shoot in Pennsylvania
Finally a Nighttime Lightning Photo Shoot in Pennsylvania
June 26, 2014; 1:21 PM

What's been missing this severe weather season (at least here in Central Pennsylvania) was a good night storm. That changed last Wednesday.

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