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Tim Chuey’s Weather or Not

As A Kid It Was Often My Job.

Hand Washing The Dishes | Photo by jezebel.com

I don’t know about you but I always hated to do the dishes by hand. Automatic dishwashers take care of that for me now. Who made the first one? Why did they come up with it in the first place? I’ll explain.

The Apple Didn’t Fall Far From The Tree.

Gravity, Apple Falling | Image by www.ogpen.wordpress.com

Gravity has been around since, well, ever, but what is it? It can also have consequences. I’ll explain.

The River Is Deep And The River Is Wide, Or Is It?

Ferry Street Bridge Over The Willamette River | Photo by www.flikr.com

Our recent drought has brought the river levels down to levels that cause problems for the fish in the water…

A Free Cat House? You Bet!

Hunter In His New House | Photo by Tim Chuey

In searching for a house for my outdoor cat I couldn’t find one that would fit in the space available and that was inexpensive. I decided to build one myself or FREE! I’ll explain.

Vital Statistics Can Change.

Denali From Outside The Park August 2007| Photo by Tim Chuey

President Obama just recently made it official that from now on the mountain called Mt. McKinley will be known as Denali. I’ll explain the controversy and what it all means.

Did It Seem That Hot To You?

Hot Summer Weather | Image by www.mycomaxvalleynow.com

The summer of 2015 turns out to be the hottest on record. Just how hot did it get? What about next summer? I’ll explain.

We’re Not Really Supposed To See “It.”

Sun Through Smoke Over South Eugene | Photo by Tim Chuey

We are not supposed to be able to see the air we breathe, but we could not only see it but we could smell and even taste it. That was due to local fires and wildfires in our area. I’ll explain where we get the index, who provides it, and what it means.

El Nino is Growing Stronger. What Does It Mean For Us?

El Nino Jet Stream Pattern | Image by www.washingtonpost.com

We’ve all heard of El Nino, but did you know it is getting stronger? I’ll explain what that means to us and the kind of weather we might expect for this upcoming winter.

Exactly What Is It And What’s Needed To Defeat It?

Stouts Creek Fire

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the wildfires burning in the state of Oregon, but haven’t really discussed what a wildfire is and what it takes to fight one. I’ll explain.

The Temperature Improved, But Not The Fire Danger.

Stouts Creek Fire | Photo by inciweb.nwcg.cog

Has there been any improvement in the status of the wildfire situation in the state of Oregon? I’ll explain how many fires and how bad they are.

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