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Tim Chuey’s Weather or Not

Some Anniversaries Aren’t To Be Cheerfully Celebrated.

Ash Cloud May 18, 1980

May 18, 1980 will be remembered by everyone who lived in the Pacific Northwest at the time. I’ll give you a look at my personal experience that day.

They Don’t Always Obey The Rules.

Satellite View Tropical Storm Ana 5/9/15 | NOAA Image by www.mashable.com

There are many rules in the world and for just about all of them there are exceptions. As in nature when man draws a line or sets a timetable nature doesn’t always follow the rules. In my example I’ll discuss Tropical Storm Ana which decided to arrive nearly a month before the official storm season begins.

“When It Rains It Pours.®”

Morton Salt Poster

With so many places on earth, including nearby California, experiencing serious drought conditions the lack of fresh drinking water is becoming more serious. A process known as desalination removes the salt from sea water, but it is a very expensive process. I’ll explain.

Shouldn’t We Sing “Happy Birthday?”

Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope is celebrating it’s 25th birthday. I’ll show you the project from it’s beginnings until now.

Why Should We Care?

Hurricane Satellite View

The renowned Professor William Gray has been known worldwide for his annual predictions regarding the number and strength of the tropical storms and hurricanes that could form in the upcoming Atlantic-Caribbean season. Why should we care about that” I’ll explain.

See, It Can Happen Here, Just Not Very Often.

Flipped Car

Last week we experienced something that is relatively rare in the state or Oregon a tornado. I’ll show you the damage and explain what happened.

Can Satellites Really Find Contaminated Water?

Satellite View Of Algae

The season for Blue-green algae blooms in our local waterways is fast approaching. New technology using satellites will help the scientists find these potentially dangerous blooms so they can better warn the public. I’ll tell you ow it’s going to be done.

How Did A Bunny End Up As A Representative Of Easter?

Easter Bunnies | Image by thewentworth.com

How in the world did Easter, which celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, end up being also symbolized by a rabbit who gives out eggs and/or candy? I’ll explain.

It’s 363 Miles Long, But What Is It?

Central Oregon Coast

The Oregon Coast takes a beating from wind and waves and the result can be serious beach erosion, but at the same time some areas are building up. A report gives insight into the issue. I’ll explain.

We Missed “The Ring Of Fire.”

Total Eclipse

Three things occurred on the same day, March 20, 2015. I’ll explain what they were and give you a look at them.

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