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August 21, 2014
UM Research Improves Temperature Modeling Across Mountainous Landscapes
Missoula MT (SPX) Aug 21, 2014
New research by University of Montana doctoral student Jared Oyler provides improved computer models for estimating temperature across mountainous landscapes. The work was published in the International Journal of Climatology in an article titled "Creating a topoclimatic daily air temperature dataset for the conterminous United States using homogenized station data and remotely sensed land skin temperature." Collaborating with UM faculty co-authors Ashley Ballantyne, Kelsey Jencso, Michael S ... read more

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New research by a Florida State University geography professor shows that climate change may be playing a key role in the strength and frequency of tornadoes hitting the United States. Publish ... more
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India's coast guard was on Monday launching a search for some 600 fishermen who have not made contact after a storm overnight in the Bay of Bengal, an official said. ... more
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Japan heatwave kills 15, thousands hospitalised
Sweltering summer heat in Japan has left at least 15 people dead over the past week, while more than 8,000 others were rushed to hospital with heatstroke symptoms, official figures showed Tuesday. ... more
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More than 150 feared dead in India monsoon landslide
The death toll from a major landslide Wednesday in western India was expected to exceed 150, a health official said, after heavy monsoon rains sent mud and rocks tumbling onto homes. ... more
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K computer runs largest ever ensemble simulation of global weather
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One killed, several hurt as lightning strikes Venice Beach
At least one person was killed and up to eight others injured Sunday when freak lightning struck the bustling Venice Beach of southern California, officials said. ... more
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Heatstroke kills three in Japan, thousands hospitalised
Sweltering temperatures across Japan have left at least three people dead and 3,000 others taken to hospital with heatstroke in the course of a week, officials said Wednesday. ... more
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Mudslides kill 14 in southwest China, 11 missing
Fourteen people were killed and 11 others are still missing after mudslides swept through two villages in southwest China on Monday following days of heavy rain, state news agency Xinhua reported. ... more
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China lightning, floods and landslides leave dozens dead
Dozens of people have died in the past week as torrential rain batters swathes of China, with at least six killed by lightning, thousands of homes destroyed and more than 300,000 evacuated, state media said. ... more
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Lightning, floods leave 20 dead in rain-hit China
At least 20 people have died in the past week as torrential rain batters swathes of China, with at least six killed by lightning, thousands of homes destroyed and more than 300,000 evacuated, state media said. ... more
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New heat stroke guidelines: cool first then transport
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Canada tornado destroys up to 100 small town homes
A tornado Tuesday afternoon destroyed or badly damaged up to 100 homes in Canada's Ontario province, authorities said Wednesday after surveying the devastation. ... more
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NOAA retires NOAA-16 polar satellite
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International experiment to change global weather forecasts: New Zealand scientists
Scientists from five countries on Friday began one of the biggest ever scientific experiments in New Zealand, with the aim of significantly improving global weather forecasts. About 200 scient ... more
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Delhi heatwave prompts crisis measures to save power
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