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Airplanes become the new weather balloons

Aug 4, 2014
Planes create a moving picture of weather data as they take off and land.
Posted In: weather

What Cleveland's winter did to a local toy store

Jul 10, 2014
The hard winter doesn't skip toy stores. Now, it's bouncing back.
Posted In: Small Business, weather, comeback

What do meteorologists think about climate change?

May 6, 2014
Many Americans get their weather and climate information from TV weather casters.
Posted In: weather, forecasting, climate change, Barack Obama

How El Niño will impact global food prices

Mar 12, 2014
It probably won't have a huge impact on your grocery bills.
Posted In: el nino, la nina, weather, storm, grocery, Food, Agriculture

The costs behind winter blues

Feb 28, 2014
Snow, rain, wind, and ice are across the U.S. this year in one of the more dreadful winters on record. With unexpected weather comes unexpected costs.
Posted In: weather, storms, polar vortex

Bad news, bad weather

Feb 21, 2014
Can bad weather be blamed for bad news?
Posted In: weather, seasonal impacts, Unemployment, benefits, Jobs

Winter economic slowdown? Not for Campbell's soup

Feb 17, 2014
Winter weather is mostly a drag on the economy, but a few businesses love it
Posted In: weather, winter

The economics of a bad winter

Feb 17, 2014
A business opportunity for firms that make de-icer with everything from the remnants of rum to beet juice.
Posted In: weather, winter

What seasonally adjusted data does and doesn't mean

Feb 13, 2014
Retail numbers out today don’t look great, sales fell by 0.4 percent in January— when you take into account “seasonal adjustment”.
Posted In: Unemployment, seasonally adjusted data, weather

Two new applications for big data

Sep 2, 2013
Leveraging massive amounts of computing power to predict weather and explore the galaxy.
Posted In: big data, supercomputer, weather, space

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