Helping Business Weather the Storm

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 7, 2017 1:05:40 PM

Weather and climate disasters are occurring at an alarming rate in the US. Hurricanes, wildfires, floods, tornadoes; all can cause a catastrophic loss in a matter of seconds. But are …

Read Story

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 7, 2017 2:59:04 PM

Everyone has been paying attention to Hurricane Irma as she approaches Florida and the East Coast. However, western states are more worried about wildfires. The weather is currently as diverse …

Read Story

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 1, 2016 12:56:38 PM

Drought and wildfires go hand in hand. "You need to evacuate due to a wildfire approaching" is one of the scariest phrases to hear. While you have plenty of warning …

Read Story

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 13, 2016 11:12:50 AM

Flash droughts are sudden onsets of warm surface temperatures and anomalously low, rapidly drying soil moisture. The swiftness of flash droughts is what separates them from others. Their speed is …

Read Story

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 5, 2016 3:23:27 PM

July and August are well known for extreme temperatures in many parts of the U.S. The central part of the country is currently experiencing the summer heat full on right …

Read Story

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 1, 2016 12:27:09 PM

The USDA report that broke yesterday brought with it bad news for growers; the 3rd largest crop ever planted and with it came a sharp decline in commodity prices. Growers …

Read Story

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 27, 2016 1:59:21 PM

What do drought and bark beetles have in common? In California, the answer to that questions would be a lot. As the drought continues, so do the wildfires. At the …

Read Story

by Daphne Thompson, on May 6, 2016 3:02:33 PM

If you've watched or read the news lately, you have probably heard about the wildfire in Alberta, Canada. Nearly 80,000 people have been forced to evacuate Fort McMurray as the …

Read Story

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 2, 2016 4:24:46 PM

Growers want to put their trust in a 2016 forecast for the planting and growing season. Many meteorologists and weather savvy growers hesitate to trust the 2016 spring weather forecast …

Read Story

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 9, 2015 2:19:44 PM

Alderaan, Tatooine, Naboo, and Hoth. These are all well-known planets, that is if you are a Star Wars fan. Do you remember the fog on Dagobah where Yoda lived? How …

Read Story