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CNN: The National Weather Service is describing a storm expected to hit the Northeast Monday and Tuesday as "life-threatening" and "historic." As for 8:30 a.m., more than 4,000 flights to and from the area had been cancelled on Monday and Tuesday.
(Family Features) Homeowners can avoid emergency repairs by completing a few home projects each season. A simple project such as inspecting the plumbing annually can prevent the unexpected cost of repairing water damage from a pipe that burst.
(NAPSI)—There’s good news for parents looking for a positive way to keep their kids entertained when there is no school. There is an affordable way to keep kids connected to the Internet.
(NAPSI)—While winter, with its cold temperatures and extreme weather, can be an isolating time for many, it can be particularly tough on seniors. When driving conditions deteriorate and roads are slippery, many seniors don’t feel safe enough to venture out of their homes. Others just don’t like the cold and often forgo regular activities and visits with family and friends that involve going outdoors.
(NAPSI)—Every day, you can find intriguing information, useful advice and timely reminders on managing your health from a free planner.
The herbicide glyphosate and the “inert ingredient” POEA, used in Roundup, are reported in Scientific American to kill human cells. Roundup is linked to birth defects, Parkinson’s Disease, infertility and cancer. Despite the growing evidence about the herbicide’s dangers, Saguaro National Park sprayed 3,550 gallons of the poison on 375 park acres with helicopters Aug. 19-24 in its efforts to fight buffelgrass.
Nearly 300 people, mostly veterans and their families, were on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new State Veteran’s Cemetery in Marana.
(BPT) - Snow and ice, high winds, bone-chilling cold, heavy rains and flooding – no matter where you live, some form of weather-related crisis may put your home, family and belongings at risk this winter. Before the worst of it arrives, it pays to take some vital steps to ensure you’ll be protected throughout the season.
The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.
When it rains, it pours – and in Tucson’s case it floods. On Sept. 8, the city received a downpour of rain from the post-tropical cyclone, Norbert.
Stay alert. Stay aware. Stay alive.
A flash flood warning will go into effect for Tucson, tomorrow at 2 a.m. due to potential heavy rainfall from hurricane Odile.
(StatePoint) Heating your home can be a costly endeavor. But you don’t have to make your family suffer in shivering silence to save some money. There are plenty of steps you can take to optimize your heating efforts, as well as prep your home for several months of cool weather.
The latest National Weather Service Forecast indicates that rain will continue through the day. To help assist a safe and orderly commute, Pima County will release personnel on a staggered schedule, beginning at 3:15 p.m. today. Offices will remain open for normal business hours. Essential personnel have been asked to remain until the close of business. Other employees have been asked to adhere to the following schedule:
5:39 PM UPDATE: All Pima Community College classes are cancelled for the remainder of the day due to the storm.
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Although it is technically monsoon season, there has been nothing more than scant traces of rain. If the National Weather Service’s projections are accurate, Southern Arizona may not see a lot of rain in July either.
Record-breaking heat waves swept through Tucson last week with temperatures as high as 111 degrees.
(BPT) - With the start of summer comes warm weather, vacation planning and an influx of recent graduates on the job hunt. In fact, during the 2013–14 school year, colleges and universities are expected to award nearly 5.3 million degrees, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. All those recent grads can easily translate to a highly competitive job market.
The National Weather Service office in Tucson has issue a Red Flag warning for eastern Pima County, Southeastern Pinal County, Santa Cruz County, and Western Cochise County.
(BPT) - A peculiar corkscrew sensation goes up one’s spine when a tornado siren goes off in the dead of night. It means a tornado is on the ground. You know it’s coming. You can hear it and you can feel it. You just can’t see it and don’t know where it is until it might be right on top of you, literally.
Earth Day fun and festivities kick off at Northwest Campus on April 16 with its popular Earth Day event. Each semester, students and members of the public participate in science and engineering activities.