DEADLY DERECHO, THE HURRICANE ON LAND

Really strong storms have caused deaths and the loss of power for millions. More strong lines of storms are forming today and will hit in many of the same areas that were hit yesterday.More on that from Accuweather.  The storms have left 5 dead .. There were winds up to 90+ mph.. by the time … Read moreDEADLY DERECHO, THE HURRICANE ON LAND

This way.. that way.. no way.. another way.. Debby is stumping forecasters

If you watch any given weather service, you will be convinced of this: No one quite knows where Debby is going in the end.. But tonight we know this: Florida has declared a state of emergency and low lined areas are affected with flooding. Tornadoes are popping up and almost 40,000 are without power. Tourists … Read moreThis way.. that way.. no way.. another way.. Debby is stumping forecasters

Swine flu killed more than you think.. so says a publication you have never heard of

So you think the swine flu outbreak a few years back was laughable? If you believe the latest news from the Lancet Infectious Disease Journal (no, I don’t subscribe but someone must) then you will be a little alarmed with just how many people the publication say perished from the virus: A quarter if a … Read moreSwine flu killed more than you think.. so says a publication you have never heard of

Morning radar: What to watch and what to turn your eyes away from

Monday morning.. rain is coming down outside Earth Informer home base in Pennsylvania. A morning thunderstorm is echoing in the distance here. I looked outside, and with the rain and fog and dull skies illuminated by occasional lightning, it looks like a Bob Ross painting come alive.  What to watch for: The Colorado wildfire continues to rage–over 200 homes … Read moreMorning radar: What to watch and what to turn your eyes away from

THIS IS THE WEEK: HEALTH CARE AND IMMIGRATION, THE SUPREMES SET TO RULE

And here are the four possible scenarios that could play out, according to the Wall Street JOURNAL tonight The entire law could be upheld Insurance mandate struck down Mandate and two related provisions struck down but law stays The entire law struck down They are some pretty big scenarios, and pretty dire consequences depending on … Read moreTHIS IS THE WEEK: HEALTH CARE AND IMMIGRATION, THE SUPREMES SET TO RULE