Archive for October 2009

Forecasters Talk About Profession

Posted: Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 7:02 pm
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The International Weather Forum (Forum International de la Meteo, en francais) is an annual event that is held (mostly) in Paris. It is a great place for forecasters and television weather presenters to come together to discuss the profession.

Tour Of Paris

Posted: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 12:35 pm
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I have been to Paris many times, but there are a few things that I always do because they reinforce what I find so great about the city. I insist on doing a lot of walking, because it is not only a good way to get the feel of Paris, but the exercise and sunlight help ward off jet lag.

Take The Water Tour

Posted: Friday, October 23, 2009 at 8:31 am
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When people ask for travel advice about a place they have never visited, I tell them to take the water tour. Cities in every country in the world grow up around their lakes, rivers, and oceanfronts – so that’s where you will find that city’s identify and history. Norfolk, Virginia is one of those places.

Records Broken, Snow and Cold

Posted: Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 6:36 pm
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A few of the records that we broke today and last night…. More records will likely be broken tonight and with the snow coming.  Stay tuned for more details on the coming snow for Sunday and Monday.Tony…RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES BROKEN AT HURON AND SIOUX FALLS  SOUTH DAKOTA…    THE HIGH TEMPERATURE SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN SIOUX FALLS WAS ONLY 37  DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE COLDEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE OF   39 DEGREES SET IN 1970.    IN HURON…THE AFTERNOON HIGH WAS ONLY 35 DEGREES…BREAKING THE   RECORD COLDEST HIGH FOR THE DATE OF 40 DEGREES SET IN 1919.  A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 0.2 INCHES WAS SET AT ABERDEEN YESTERDAY. THIS   BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF A TRACE SET IN 1985.A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 11 DEGREES WAS SET AT RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD TODAY.   THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 20 SET IN 1985.

KELOLAND Represented At European Weather Conference

Posted: Friday, October 2, 2009 at 8:02 am
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Météo-France in Toulouse is hosting the European Meteorological Society’s Annual Conference.  And KELOLAND Chief Meteorologist Jay Trobec gave a presentation illustrating the science behind television weathercasts in South Dakota.Use the video player below to watch a short clip.