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Tim Chuey

Tim Chuey is a Member of the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association and has been Awarded Seals of Approval for television weathercasting from both organizations.
chuey@teleport.comhttp://timchueyweather4u.comhttps://www.facebook.com/tim.chueyweatherlion

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Sneeze

It’s that time of the year again. I started sneezing due to something wafting through the air. Seasonal allergies can be a serious issue for those like me who are allergic. I’ll explain.

Some Are Nice To Watch, But For Others Run Away.

Oregon Coast

There are many kinds of waves. Some waves are welcoming, while others can be dangerous and even deadly. I’ll explain.

It Happened Last Year And It’s Happening Again.

The sun

A big event that appears yearly is almost here. What is it? Not the beginning of Daylight Saving time because that has already happened. It’s not a major holiday, but what is it? It is the Vernal Equinox. I’ll explain what it is all about.

Twenty Three Years Is A Long Time. You’ll Be Missed.

My Dead Car

Over the years I have lost relatives, friends, and even pets. There is always a grieving process to live through. This time I lost a trusty friend who helped me get where I was going. I’ll explain.

Once You Get It How Do You Get Rid Of It?

Plowed Snow Piles

It is still Winter and there is always the possibility of a snowstorm. The problem is what to do when the white stuff piles up and you still need to travel the streets. I’ll explain.

Could This Be the Lifesaving “Wave Of The Future?”

Survival Capsule

Since the 2004 Tsunami that struck Indonesia causing so much death and destruction efforts all over the world have been redoubled to produce better warming systems and to increase evacuation times. A new invention may just be what people, particularly along the coast, are looking for. I’ll explain.

“It’s M’M M’M Good,” But Where Did The Can Come From?

Painting by Andy Warhol

Yes it is M’M M’M Good, but where did the can come from? I’ll explain.

Is He Right Or Wrong This Year? And Does It Really Matter?

It’s that time of the year again when the groundhogs make their predictions concerning what is left of our winter. I’ll explain what they saw.

I “Spread On The Smiles” Every Day.

Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

I enjoy the same food for lunch every day. I never stopped to think where it came from though. I’ll explain the origin of peanut butter.

Looking Through The Rear View Mirror At The Numbers That Are Increasing.

Car Crash

We’ve been seeing and hearing more and more about recent national statistics indicating that the number of traffic deaths has recently has risen sharply. Is the same thing happening in Oregon? I’ll explain.

A Necessary Tool, But Using It Grosses Out Some People.

I’m sure you have used this tool more than once in your life, but do you know it’s origin. The toilet plunger has been around for a long time. I’ll explain what we know about its invention.

Satchel Page Said It, But The Opposite Can Be Revealing.

Downed Tree

At the beginning of every year we tend to look back at the past year too see how it progressed. Then National Weather Service Forecast Office in Portland issued their summary of 2016’s weather. I’ll share it with you.

This Time I really Mean It. Well, At Least For A While.

New Year's Resolutions

Most of us at least contemplate possible New Year’s resolutions and most often we don’t succeed in performing them. How did the tradition start and who began the practice? I’ll explain.

For The Time Being It’s Over. What About The Next Time?

Are You Ready?

We survived a serious ice storm in Oregon, but just how prepared were you? Could you have been better prepared? Do you know what you would do differently in the next storm? I’ll have some answers to those questions.

Electricity, Light, Heat, And Internet Gone Just Like That!

Ice on Weds

An ice storm causes more than power outages. As the old saying goes you don’t know what you had until you lose it. Many people had it much tougher, but here is my tale of darkness, cold and falling trees.

Another One Of My Heroes Is Gone.

John Glenn Memorial

Over my lifetime, so far, I have had heroes that I could look up to and try to emulate. The problem is that the older you get the greater the number of your heroes pass away. Here’s the low-down on one of my most favorite heroes.

This W.A.T.C.H. List Could Save Children’s Lives.

Danger

Still looking for children’s Christmas presents? There are some that have been deemed dangerous by a group called W.A.T.C.H. and I’ll give you their 10 Most Dangerous Toys List for 2016.

They Used To Get Everyone’s Undivided Attention, But Now…

When our space program first began the public couldn’t get enough information about the “Space Race” between the Soviet Union and the United States. As time has passed interest has waned, but there are still some really important events taking place related to how space is our future. I’ll explain.

Without Them The Streets Would Really Be Dangerous.

Lamplighter

Walking or driving on a darkened street can be dangerous especially when a street light is not on. When did the practice of lighting the streets for safety begin? I’ll bet you don’t know when or where. I’ll explain.

What On Earth Is “Haz Simp?”

Warning

Do you understand the weather bulletins given by the National Weather Service when dangerous situations arise? The National Weather Service is asking the public to take a survey to see what steps may have to be made to help the public better understand the meaning of the bulletins and the directions as to what to do when danger is present. I’ll explain.




Open Mics

  • 03/27/17 Songwriter Night in Eugene, Oregon at Wandering Goat
  • 03/27/17 Open Mic in Eugene, Oregon at First National Taphouse
  • 03/28/17 Acoustic Night w/ Brian Chevalier in Dexter, Oregon at Dexter Lake Club
  • 03/28/17 Rooster’sBlues Jam in Eugene, Oregon at Mac’s
  • 03/28/17 Poetry Open Mic in Eugene, Oregon at Cush
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