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Atmospheric pressure is the force exerted on the surface from the weight of air above the surface. We wouldn't know this if it weren't for events that took place at... More >>
6 days ago Wednesday, October 10 2018 Oct 10, 2018 Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:27:58 PM CDT October 10, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
Fall foliage in New England is called second to none and Southern New England attracts a vast amount of leaf-peepers. This area is composed of three small states: Connecticut, Rhode... More >>
1 week ago Tuesday, October 09 2018 Oct 9, 2018 Tuesday, October 09, 2018 9:52:56 PM CDT October 09, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
We’re getting closer to harvest time in South Louisiana including sugar cane and soy beans. Farmers in Arkansas and other locales often struggle with a menacing weed that compromises the... More >>
1 week ago Monday, October 08 2018 Oct 8, 2018 Monday, October 08, 2018 11:04:51 PM CDT October 08, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column

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On this date in 1987, I was in Bermuda, accompanying my wife on an advertising conference. Actually, three members of... More >>
2 weeks ago Wednesday, September 26 2018 Sep 26, 2018 Wednesday, September 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT September 26, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
In 1980 a significant drought was evident within the southern tier of states and Baton Rouge. The ever-present afternoon-evening convective... More >>
3 weeks ago Thursday, September 20 2018 Sep 20, 2018 Thursday, September 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT September 20, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
There are ninety-eight areas in the United States, including the Baton Rouge area, that do not meet the National Ambient... More >>
3 weeks ago Wednesday, September 19 2018 Sep 19, 2018 Wednesday, September 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT September 19, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
On September 16, 2005, Ophelia scraped the Carolina coast with winds at 85 m.p.h. Carolinians remember 1999 and Hurricanes Dennis,... More >>
1 month ago Friday, September 14 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Friday, September 14, 2018 5:00:14 PM CDT September 14, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column
Seven years ago, Hurricanes Igor and Julia reached Category 4 status, marking the first time since September 16, 1926 that... More >>
1 month ago Friday, September 14 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Friday, September 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT September 14, 2018 in Pat Shingleton Column

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