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Where Hurricane Florence May Show Up in the September Jobs Report

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Hurricane Florence appears unlikely to knock the labor market off course. While the storm caused flooding in the Carolinas last month, the hurricane’s effects may not be obvious in the most closely watched figures in the September jobs report—the unemployment rate and payroll change—to be released Friday by the Labor Department. That’s due to a combination of the storm’s timing and its effects being felt by a relatively small slice of the U.S. economy. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expect the unemployment rate to tick down to 3.8% in September and project U.S. employers added 180,000 jobs to […]

Florence Death Toll Rises As Flooding Continues to Threaten the Carolinas

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Despite being downgraded from a Category 1 Hurricane to a Tropical Storm on Friday, Florence continues to churn as a dangerous storm whose unyielding rains are expected to cause massive flooding throughout the Carolinas. Read more… Read more: splinternews.com Please follow and like us:

It’s Finally Fall! Here’s Everything to Know About the Fall Equinox

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Despite the fact that the pumpkin spice latte debuted this year in August, fall actually doesn’t begin until Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. This day not only marks the unofficial start of sweater weather, it it also has a scientific significance: the autumnal equinox. The equinox isn’t just a day, it’s a minute. According to The Weather Channel, the autumnal equinox happens at 9:54 p.m. EDT, marking the official end of summer and the beginning of fall. During that minute, the sun crosses the Earth’s equator from the Northern Hemisphere into the Southern Hemisphere and day and night last the exact same amount […]

How to prep for severe weather with your Android phone

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Whether the weather you need to weather is coming by land or by sea, we’re here to help you prepare for it. Hurricane season is in full swing, and while we don’t yet have the technology to stop hurricanes from wreaking havoc, we do have the technology to help prepare us for the storms to come. Your Android phone is a tool that helps you through most major events in your life, and severe weather is no exception, so long as you properly prep your phone and have a plan in place to follow with it. We are here to […]

Dark Sky’s top ranking weather app gets a big makeover

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Dark Sky, one of the more popular mobile weather applications on the market, is out today with a complete refresh of its app, which has now been re-written from the ground up, the company says. The biggest change is the introduction of a new unified timeline that combines both the precipitation predictions Dark Sky is best known for, and its weather forecast all on one page. This makes it easier to view all the critical weather information in a single view, without having to tab around to different pages. The app’s design has been updated, as well. Before, a simple […]

Why Hurricane Lane Poses a Major Threat to Hawaii

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Hurricane Lane continues to bear down on Hawaii, posing a catastrophic threat to residents and tourists alike. The storm could bring hurricane force winds to the Aloha State for the first time in 26 years, along with pounding surf and torrential rain. Read more… Read more: earther.gizmodo.com Please follow and like us:

15 best weather apps and weather widgets for Android

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Knowing the weather is something that we all pretty much need to know. Smartphone weather apps and weather widgets have been steadily improving over the years. They work better, have more detailed and accurate information, and the weather widgets look better with whatever theme you happen to be using. Here are the best weather apps and weather widgets currently available on Android. Here are some more app lists that you might find helpful!15 best Android launcher apps of 2018!15 best Android Widgets for your home screen! 1WeatherPrice: Free / $1.99DOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAY1Weather by OneLouder Apps has been around for […]

Solar flares disrupted radio communications during September 2017 Atlantic hurricanes

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An unlucky coincidence of space and Earth weather in early September 2017 caused radio blackouts for hours during critical hurricane emergency response efforts, according to a new study. The new research, which details how the events on the Sun and Earth unfolded side-by-side, could aid in the development of space weather forecasting and response, according to the study’s authors. Read more: sciencedaily.com Please follow and like us:

FUNNEL CLOUDS POSSIBLE TODAY

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – The National Weather Service has issued the following announcement for Fort Bend County and Harris County. A very moist tropical air mass is in place today (Saturday, Aug. 8) and short-lived funnel clouds and waterspouts will be possible today. These features will be short-lived and difficult to detect with radar. If a funnel cloud forms, it may briefly extend to the ground and become a tornado. Although these features are weak, they are still dangerous and one should keep a long distance from them if possible. Keep an eye to the sky and continue to […]

Tropical Storm Chris Forms in Atlantic

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Tropical Storm Chris has formed off the Carolina coast. It is the third named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. Chris currently poses no threat to the Texas Gulf Coast. What you need to do: Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management reminds residents to monitor all tropical systems. All residents of the Texas Gulf Coast should have a plan for tropical weather. Click here to get all-hazard preparedness information and sign up for alerts at www.readyharris.org.     The post Tropical Storm Chris Forms in Atlantic appeared first on Covering Katy News. Read more: coveringkaty.com Please […]