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Pat Shingleton: "The Bolt and Earthshine..."
Years ago my brothers and I would settle in to enjoy episodes of the “Three Stooges” on rainy summer afternoons. However the respite was short-lived when the soggy weather pattern... More >>
15 hours ago Friday, August 17 2018 Aug 17, 2018 Friday, August 17, 2018 9:48:18 PM CDT August 17, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
In May of 2012, Gary Connery donned a wing suit and performed a 3,000 foot base jump onto 24,000 cardboard boxes in Henley upon Thames for a world record. On... More >>
2 days ago Wednesday, August 15 2018 Aug 15, 2018 Wednesday, August 15, 2018 10:47:28 PM CDT August 15, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
I recently visited with Fred Gwyn and the lightning that accompanied a thunderstorm last Sunday evening. The average lightning bolt is five times hotter than the surface of the sun,... More >>
3 days ago Tuesday, August 14 2018 Aug 14, 2018 Tuesday, August 14, 2018 9:53:59 PM CDT August 14, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column

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Before satellites, weather radar, and national and local weather coverage, folks would look to the sky, plants and animals for... More >>
3 weeks ago Friday, July 27 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Friday, July 27, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT July 27, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
Each month has an interesting weather item. On July 23, 1893, Father Benito Vines died in Havana, Cuba and is... More >>
3 weeks ago Thursday, July 26 2018 Jul 26, 2018 Thursday, July 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT July 26, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon. Yesterday marked the 49th anniversary of the successful splashdown of... More >>
3 weeks ago Wednesday, July 25 2018 Jul 25, 2018 Wednesday, July 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT July 25, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
In the United States, between 175 and 200 people die because of heat waves. Last year 94 Americans lost their... More >>
4 weeks ago Friday, July 20 2018 Jul 20, 2018 Friday, July 20, 2018 11:00:00 PM CDT July 20, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
A strong ridge of high pressure will remain parked between Baton Rouge and Dallas, Texas, punching very hot, humid weather... More >>
4 weeks ago Friday, July 20 2018 Jul 20, 2018 Friday, July 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT July 20, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column

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