Rays Weather

December 12, 2010 by · Comments Off on Rays Weather 

Rays Weather, The wet weather has been another major story last week, with BlueRidgeNow report “Flood waters devastate WNC.” According to the National Weather Service, the storm dropped 8.5 inches of rain in Rosman, 7, 63 inches at Lake Toxaway, 6.8 inches and 4 inches in Asheville, Hendersonville, by 30 November the wettest day on record for months. Downpours flooded streams and rivers, causing dozens of road closures and schools Transylvania County delayed by two hours. The floods have also exceeded the pumping station of sewage-Flat Rock, causing about 3,500 gallons of wastewater discharge into an unnamed tributary of the creek Meninger. Since then, WNC has faced an unusual cold snap in early December, with temperatures below average should continue for much of the week, according to Ray Weather Center.

Weather Washington Dc

December 10, 2010 by · Comments Off on Weather Washington Dc 

Weather Washington Dc, WASHINGTON, DC: With the cold setting in across the United States, homeowners are seeking ways to heat their homes while reducing their energy bills to save money. The average family spends to 2,200 per year on energy bills, nearly half of which is used for heating and cooling. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star program offers five tips for saving energy easy that can help families stay warm while keeping money in their wallets. In addition to savings, reduce energy consumption at home can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help combat climate change.

This winter, follow these five tips to help you save money on heating bills, keep your home comfortable, and protect the environment:

Evaluate your home Start the yardstick to compare home energy consumption of energy in your home to similar homes across the country and see how your home up to par. Then use our Home Energy Advisor to get recommendations for improving home energy typical for homes in your area.

Air leaks in your home Seal. Seal air leaks with caulking, spray foam or weather stripping will have a significant impact on improving your comfort and reduce energy bills. If you are adding insulation to your home, make sure to seal air leaks first, to ensure you get the best performance of your insulation.

Maintain heating equipment. Dirt and neglect are the number one cause of failure of the heating system. To maintain your equipment, check your air filter system every month and change it if it is dirty. At a minimum, change every three months. Pre-season testing schedule your equipment with a licensed contractor to ensure that your system running at peak efficiency.

Use a programmable thermostat.Control temperature of your home while you’re away or sleeping with one of the convenient settings pre-programmed on a programmable thermostat. When used properly, programmable thermostats can save you up to 180 annually in energy costs.

Look for Energy Star products.Whether you replace light bulbs or appliances in your home, ENERGY STAR qualified products can help you save energy and reduce energy bills. The Energy Star label is available on more than 60 types of products ranging from heating appliances and compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs). Also, look to the EPA Energy Star program for advice on how you can save at home such as using power strips as a central stopping point for electronics and office equipment, the computers and monitors are you off when not in use, and reverse the blade rotation on ceiling fans to help circulate warm air in a room.

If all U.S. households have followed the advice of heating and cooling, and they could save $ 14 billion in annual energy costs and prevent more than 160 billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions, the equivalent of annual emissions 14 million cars.


October 26, 2010 by · Comments Off on Wsbt 

Wsbt, Report WSBT-TV Detailed Forecast WSBT Weather: wind, storm
A HIGH WIND WARNING is in effect for the entire region until 20 am Tuesday. Wind gusts could reach 60 to 70 mph at the time of storms near 50 mph outside storms.
A tornado watch is in effect for the entire region until Tuesday noon. Strong storms roll through this morning can cause major difficulties Travel and perhaps even damage. After the storms move in temperature will drop too. Highs in the mid 70s, this morning, turning cooler in the afternoon. Clearing Tuesday night. Lows in the 40s the medium. Partly sunny Wednesday. An afternoon shower possible. Highs in the 60 lowest.

Extended Forecast: much colder
Much cooler air arrives on Thursday and with it the chance of some lake-effect showers. Highs only in the upper 40s. Clearing Friday. Highs from near 50 °. Rain chances return this weekend.


October 26, 2010 by · Comments Off on Wndu 

Wndu, Current owner Mike Bird said several NASCAR careers were launched on the track, including the current Cup driver Ryan Newman, who raced midget cars in South Bend.

Bird told WNDU-TV South Bend, he could no longer afford to operate the track.

He first bought the property in 1981 and some years later became sole owner when he bought his partner.

Bird hopes that the highest bidder, on Wednesday held the track, instead of demolishing it.

Source: WNDU-TV

Tropical Storm Nicole

September 28, 2010 by · Comments Off on Tropical Storm Nicole 

Tropical Storm Nicole, Much of southern Florida was placed under a tropical storm warning Tuesday as a growing gathered enough for the National Hurricane Center to designate depression No. 16.

Expected to cross Cuba during the night, probably as a tropical storm Nicole, and be somewhere outside or in Miami-Dade and Broward coast in the afternoon.

At 11 hours, said central depression with maximum winds of 35 kilometers per hour, was about 390 miles south-southwest of Miami. It was moving northeast at 10 kilometers per hour.

With little time for development, forecasters expected the system to remain at tropical storm strength, but depression is still a major flooding threat. Is expected to bring a maximum of five to 10 inches of rain on Cuba, the Cayman Islands and Jamaica, with as much as 20 inches in isolated spots. The outlook for South Florida and the Florida Keys was four to eight inches.