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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

What in the World? Blue Morpho


I am a blue morpho butterfly, specifically also known as morpho peleides in biological binomial nomenclature and as the Peleides blue morpho or common morpho. As you can see in my "selfie" below, I have a large wingspan averaging 4½ to 8 inches! I am now a star on television: a recent episode entitled “Butterfly Blueprints” on Nova, an informative show about all sorts of science topics on PBS, talks about my thin and microscopic “scales” that gives my wings an iridescent sheen. My coloration is not derived from a pigment but rather from my scales’ reflectivity. I live in the rainforests, but mostly in which continent: Africa, Asia, or South America? The answer of where I live is listed below!
























Answer:
South America

Saturday, January 22, 2022

The Amazing Race 33, Episode 4 Recap



Episode Info: Teams gather in Switzerland to restart the race nearly 20 months after production was suspended for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Episode Airdate on CBS: Wednesday, January 19th, 2022 at 9 PM

After such a long hiatus, teams competing in The Amazing Race Season 33 were clearly enthusiastic to restart the competition despite the omnipresent threat of the coronavirus pandemic. However, not everyone returned due to various reasons; some of them might have been understandingly leery of travelling and decided not to continue the pursuit of $1 million. As an illustrative (and claustrophobic) example, airline travel in the present situation seems to be a spectacle of unruly passengers being duct-taped to their small seats. My Public Service Announcement to airline companies and CEOs would be something like this: providing spacious seats/aisles/legroom (which means fewer seats with more space all around) would likely encourage your customers to be more relaxed and less confrontational — and less likely to appear on Inside Edition! For whatever the reason(s), four teams did not return to the competition in episode 3: Anthony and Spencer, Caro and Ray, Connie and Sam, and Isaiah and Taylor. Thankfully, though, this brought an opportunity for the two previously eliminated teams to return: Arun and Natalia as well as Michael and Moe.

Throughout this fourth episode, teams travelled across picturesque mountain terrain and through tremendous towns in northeastern SWITZERLAND. Teams began at the Saint Gallen Cathedral in the town of Saint Gallen. In a cameo interview scene within this episode, twin sisters Lala and Lulu told us that their grandmother unfortunately passed away in the months-long interim between episodes 3 and 4. They are dedicating the rest of their Amazing Race journey to her in loving memory.

● From the cathedral in Saint Gallen, teams went to Museumstrasse (Museum Street) and hopped on one of three classic green and yellow buses waiting to take them to Säntis, the highest mountain in Appenzell Innerrhoden canton. As a sidenote, this canton prominently features a black bear on the flag and coat of arms. A fun fact is that someone located atop or near the peak of Säntis can see six countries from that viewpoint: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, and of course Switzerland.

Roadblock (“Who Wants to Take in the View?”): Teams rode a cable car about 8,200 feet and 2,500 meters up to the area of Säntis’ peak. In this Roadblock, one member on each team familiarized himself or herself with the ferrata, a method of walking, jogging, etc. along the mountain ridge while harnessed onto a safety rope along the way.

● The clue from the ridge top brought them to Gasthaus Sonne (Sun Inn) in the town of Urnäsch. The clue box at this location contained Detour clues.

Detour, choice between “Punch It” or “Toss It”: teams choosing the Punch It option learned about the importance of Swiss belts to the local farming community. Swiss belts are sort of a status symbol. More silver ornaments — which look like decorative belt buckles — are traditionally thought of to indicate more financial wealth. These belts also have cultural and storytelling significance in that the ornaments tell a story in a one-side-to-another order, sort of like a comic strip in the newspaper. Teams utilized various hand tools to attach ornaments in the shape of a calf, farmer with cow, goat, sun, etc. in the correct order based on the example belt.

Teams choosing the Toss It option learned about Fahnenschwingen, a Swiss discipline involving choreographic maneuvers to fling, flip, toss, turn, and twist the national flag. This reminds me of talented color guard groups that do all sorts of tricks with flags of thematic designs and therefore complement high school and university marching band performances all across the United States. Amazing Race teams performed a Fahnenschwingen routine to the satisfaction of a judge to receive their next clue. Completing either the Toss It or Punch It Detour task brought teams with clues in hand to the…

Pit Stop: Alstätten, a market town


  Season 33, Episode 4 Results

  1st — Dusty and Ryan
       1st place prize — $2,500 each

  2nd — Kim and Penn

  3rd — Cayla and Raquel

  4th — Lala and Lulu

  5th — Akbar and Sheri

  6th — Arun and Natalia

  7th — Michael and Moe
       Eliminated from the competition


Thursday, January 20, 2022

Convenient List of Major Peninsulas


As you may know, peninsulas are landforms typically surrounded on three sides by a waterbody such as a lake, sea, or ocean. Encyclopædia Britannica's website provides a list of peninsulas (↗) around the world. Of course, this is not a complete list as there are likely thousands of additional peninsulas that are not listed, but this is an ideal reference as it conveniently sorts major peninsulas by continent. Posts about some more peninsulas (↗) can be found on the GeoFact of the Day Blog!

The Amazing Race 33, Episode 3 Recap



Episode Info: While racing through Scotland in February 2020, teams receive shocking and unprecedented news — for the first time in the show’s history, “The Amazing Race” suspends production due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Episode Airdate on CBS: Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 at 9 PM

The Amazing Race’s episode 3 brought teams to Glasgow, a west-central Scottish city. You likely know that Scotland is considered a country within the larger UNITED KINGDOM. Before arriving in Glasgow, teams departed from the Easton Station near London and travelled by train for about 400 miles; the journey was long enough that they took advantage of resting on the train’s bunk beds!

● Once they arrived in Glasgow, teams continued onto the NCP Car Park in search for a clue on a Renault car’s windshield. Several driving team members had difficulty with the car’s stick shift, considering they are more familiar with driving a vehicle with an automatic shift. They drove to the West End and found the Òran Mór building, an entertainment venue and former church named after the Gaelic phrase translating in English to “great melody of life” (“big song”).

Roadblock (“Who Thinks They Have This One in the Bag?”): At Òran Mór, one member on each team was tasked with joining a Scottish pipe band, but first he or she had to assemble the iconic bagpipe with the help of a “bagpipe anatomy” illustration. A correctly assembled bagpipe is then approved, so the team member then tried to blow out a song (sometimes discordantly) with the bagpipe band to receive the next clue.

● This clue brought them to the black-and-bronze Walter MacFarlane Saracen Fountain in Alexandra Park. Expertly sculpted by David Watson Stevenson in 1901, the ornate fountain initially appeared in Kelingrove Park for the 1901 International Fair and was relocated to Alexandra Park in 1914. The clue box at this location contained Detour clues.

Detour, choice between “Kilt” or “Rebuilt”: teams choosing the Kilt option visited the Panopticon Music Hall to rehearse and recite “Donald, Where’s Your Troosers?” — while wearing a kilt, of course! Teams choosing the Rebuilt option visited Fishers’ Cooperage to hone their potential craftsmanship skills as a cooper. They had to fix the head/top of two whiskey barrels, a process involving lots of hammering and prying to loosen and properly reposition the barrel rings. Arun and Natalia’s whiskey barrels were giving them prolonged trouble, so they decided to switch Detours. Since no other team switched Detours in this episode, the father and daughter duo’s switch likely cost them precious time — and the chance at $1 million dollars in The Amazing Race Season 33 competition. Completing the Detour task(s) brought teams with clues in hand to the…

Pit Stop: under The Cloisters (The Undercroft) archways at the University of Glasgow


  Season 33, Episode 3 Results

  1st — Kim and Penn
       1st place prize — vacation for two to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
       — lodging, spa day, and golfing

  2nd — Dusty and Ryan

  3rd — Anthony and Spencer

  4th — Connie and Sam

  5th — Caro and Ray

  6th — Cayla and Raquel

  7th — Lala and Lulu

  8th — Isaiah and Taylor

  9th — Akbar and Sheri

  10th — Arun and Natalia
       Eliminated from the competition


Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The Amazing Race 33, Episode 2 Recap



● Episode info: Eleven teams begin their journey and travel to London.

This post recaps the second hour of The Amazing Race season 33’s two-hour premiere episode on January 5th. Teams continued their journey in London, England, UNITED KINGDOM. After the episode 1 Pit Stop at the National Museum of History, teams then visited the Royal Mail Center (Mail Rail) in Clerkenwell. That facility has sorted and delivered mail by train for over 75 years. The current mail transporting vehicle resembles a modern, domelike version of a small train that an amusement park might have. At Mail Rail, teams encountered a…

Roadblock (“Who Still Gets Mail?”), in which a team member searched among hundreds of letters and other mail to find the The Amazing Race clue. While the clue cards’ coloration was not as vibrant as usual, the clues were relatively straightforward to discover compared to most tasks in the shows’ extensive history of clue-finding tasks. An example of a task on the other extreme of the clue-finding scale would be the season 31, episode 9 (CROATIA) Detour in which Bret and Chris took hours to find a goblet and three rusty medallions underwater; they gave up the task after struggling to spot the two remaining medallions! Therefore, finding the season 33 clue among several large bins of mail was a relative cake walk compared to the season 31 clue. With relatively few motions of rustling through the mail, Penn and Ray found their clues right away but did not redeem their clues right away; they second-guessed themselves due to how easy the task was! Penn and Ray searched some more to see if there is something else to find, but this allowed other teams to catch up. Let’s just say that the other teams did not second-guess themselves upon finding the clue, so a couple teams found an opportunity to surpass Penn and Ray.

● Teams redeemed their “snail mail” clues and subsequently travelled to Leicester Square (Theater City) to find the episode’s Detour.

Detour, choice between “Bull’s-Eye Mate” or “Decorate”: teams choosing the Bull’s-Eye Mate option visited the Flight Club Victoria pub and had to throw three darts per team member in each round. Within a round of three throws, each member has to throw one dart that hits the bull’s-eye to advance to the Pit Stop. Teams choosing the Decorate option visited a bakery that displayed fruit-topped cakes resembling the flags of about a dozen or so countries. Before advancing to the Pit Stop, teams were tasked to figure out the flags of two European Union member nations then decorate their cakes — to the best of their artistic ability — to resemble those flags. Flag possibilities included Chile, France (correct), Germany (correct), Hungary (correct), Italy (correct), Jamaica, Lithuania (correct), Norway, South Africa, Thailand, and the United Kingdom. Some teams initially decorated their cakes based on the flags of Norway and/or the United Kingdom, but all Decorate Detour teams eventually chose France and Germany. France’s flag cake was topped with blueberries and raspberries, while the top of Germany’s flag cake featured blackberries, peach slices, and raspberries.

Pit Stop: Russell Square Metro Station area

● At the sort-of “Pit Stop,” contestants arrived on a double-decker bus parked near the Russell Square Metro Station and enjoyed a cup of tea. Since Phil Keoghan told them to continue their Amazing Race journey right away with a trip to Glasgow, Scotland, no prize was awarded to Dusty and Ryan who arrived in first place. Continue watching The Amazing Race on CBS and/or stay up to date with these recap posts! The next episode is coming very soon: Wednesday, January 12th.


  Season 33, Episode 2 Results

  1st — Dusty and Ryan
       1st place prize — nothing

  2nd — Connie and Sam

  3rd — Arun and Natalia

  4th — Cayla and Raquel

  5th — Kim and Penn

  6th — Caro and Ray

  7th — Anthony and Spencer

  8th — Akbar and Sheri

  9th — Isaiah and Taylor

  10th — Lala and Lulu
       Eliminated from the competition? No; non-elimination leg


Friday, January 7, 2022

The Amazing Race 33, Episode 1 Recap



After waiting since the December 16th, 2020 finale of The Amazing Race season 32, I and my fellow American viewers of the globetrotting show eagerly turned our TVs, apps, or streaming devices on to CBS for the two-hour season 33 premiere on January 5th, 2022. Indications of the coronavirus pandemic’s effects on TV production were felt right away on this season — all teams were virtually connected and therefore did not line up at the starting line in a physical location such as Los Angeles. When fan-favorite host Phil Keoghan announced that teams were able to commence the competition, they flew from their various places of residence to London, England in the UNITED KINGDOM. Once they arrived in London…

● Teams proceeded to Trafalgar Square in search of someone dressed in a red phone booth costume. Their clue card took them to the richly ornate Canada Gate near Buckingham Palace. Teams then encountered a…

Detour, choice between “Artist Den” or “Digiben”: teams choosing the Artist Den option used wallpaper paste to assemble an artwork mural "puzzle" of the Union Jack flag. Several teams had difficulty determining the artwork’s correct orientation on the wall. The major difficulty of the Digiben detour is figuring out what (or who) a “bobby” is. Teams choosing the Digiben option had to find a bobby — a blackly uniformed London Metropolitan Police officer — who handed them a clue taking them to Parliament Square. At the square near Victoria Station, teams were on the lookout for Little Ben, a miniature version of the Big Ben clock tower (Elizabeth Tower). The final detour clue took them to the Underground subway’s Piccadilly Circus train station where a deejay played music and offered the next clue.

● Teams visited The Chipping Forecast restaurant in Soho. They found "Queen Elizabeth II" and "Boris Johnson" lookalikes seated at a table having a "nosh" — of course, they were eating fish and chips! The queen and prime minister impressionists gave teams their Pit Stop clue.

Pit Stop: National Museum of History, London


  Season 33, Episode 1 Pit Stop Results

  1st — Anthony Sadler and Spencer Stone (childhood friends)
       1st place prize — vacation for two to the Turks and Caicos islands
       — resort, spa day, and snorkeling

  2nd — Dusty Harris and Ryan Ferguson (best friends)

  3rd — Cayla Pratt and Raquel Moore (flight attendants)

  4th — Kim Holderness and Penn Holderness (social media-savvy couple)

  5th — Caro Viehweg and Ray Gantt (dating couple)

  6th — Akbar Cook and Sheri Cook (educator couple)

  7th — Connie Greiner (store manager) and Sam Greiner (coach and teacher)

  8th — Isaiah and Taylor Green-Jones (YouTuber couple)

  9th — Arun Kumar and Natalia Kumar (father/daughter duo)

  10th — Lala and Lulu Gonzalez (quarreling twin sisters)

  11th — Michael Norwood and Moe Badger (singing police officers)
       Eliminated from the competition


Thursday, December 30, 2021

What in the World? Triskeles


What in the world is the island territory between IRELAND and the UNITED KINGDOM that features a three-legged triskeles (triskelion) symbol on its coat of arms, flag, coins, and banknotes? The answer is listed below!























Answer:
Isle of Man

Thursday, December 9, 2021

What in the World? Riverside Temples


There is a city in Southeast Asia featuring multiple Buddhist temples along or not straying very far from the Chao Phraya river. These temples include Wat Arun (the Temple of Dawn, which contains over one million colorful ceramic tiles), Wat Khrua Wan Worawihan, Wat Molilokkayaram Ratchaworawihan, Wat Nak Klang, Wat Phitchaya Yatikaram Worawihan, Wat Phra Chetuphon, Wat Phraya Tham, and Wat Prayurawongsawat Worawihan. What in the World is the city containing these magnificent sites? Choose an option and find out below!

A — Yangon, MYANMAR
B — Bangkok, THAILAND
C — Kolkata, INDIA





















Answer:
B . . . . . Bangkok, Thailand

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

What in the World? Giant Tortoises


What in the World is the Indian Ocean country with several nature reserves — most notably Aldabra Atoll and Moyenne island — that serve as protective environments for giant tortoises? Choose an option and find out below!

A — SEYCHELLES
B — MADAGASCAR
C — MALDIVES





















Answer:
A . . . . . Seychelles

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Hungary Quiz


Hungary Quiz

Today’s country-specific quiz centers on HUNGARY in Central Europe. After seeing what you know about this country, you can further test your geographic knowledge (↗) with other geography quizzes from GeoFact of the Day. The answers to this quiz are listed below; enjoy and good luck!

1)      What essential European river flows eastward along part of Hungary’s northern border (Slovakia’s southwestern border) before changing course and flowing past towns and cities — including Vác, Budapest, Érd, Dunaújváros, Paks, Baja, and Mohács — in a southern direction?

2)      The town of Zalaegerszeg is geographically located somewhat close to three bordering countries in western Hungary. Which of the following is not one of those countries?
A — AUSTRIA
B — CROATIA
C — SLOVENIA
D — SPAIN

3)      True or false: the national capital of Hungary is Debrecen.

4)      Hungary’s most longstanding national holiday celebrates the canonization of a saint. Which religious leader is celebrated in the month of August?
A — Saint Augustine
B — Saint Stephen
C — Saint Marie
D — Saint Helena

5)      Hungary is home to several national parks that are mostly located in the northeast. Which of the following is not the name of a national park in Hungary?
A — Biogradska
B — Aggteleki
C — Bükk
D — Hortobágyi





















ANSWERS

Question 1:
Danube (Duna) River

Question 2:
D . . . . . Spain

Question 3:
False . . . . . Budapest

Question 4:
B . . . . . Saint Stephen

Question 5:
A . . . . . Biogradska

Thursday, October 14, 2021

New Blog Map of Belgium


Announcing a new map on GeoFact of the Day

A new and detailed map of BELGIUM on the GeoFact of the Day Blog provides locations of cities/towns, terrain, and country borders. Visit the Belgium post (↗) to enjoy the newest addition to GeoFact of the Day's cartographic collection! To tell me what you think about this map, comment down below or send an email! What country or other place should be the focal point of my next map?

Sunday, October 10, 2021

10/10/2021 Caddo and Grady Counties, OK Tornado Warning


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. To be aware of weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Norman OK
653 PM CDT Sun Oct 10 2021

The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Central Grady County in central Oklahoma...
Southeastern Caddo County in southwestern Oklahoma...

* Until 745 PM CDT.

10/10/2021 Oklahoma Tornado Warning 2


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. To be aware of weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.

Update
Caddo OK-
628 PM CDT Sun Oct 10 2021

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT FOR SOUTHERN CADDO COUNTY...

10/10/2021 Oklahoma Tornado Warning 1


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. To be aware of weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.

Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Norman OK
601 PM CDT Sun Oct 10 2021

Comanche OK-Kiowa OK-
601 PM CDT Sun Oct 10 2021

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 PM CDT FOR NORTHWESTERN COMANCHE AND EAST CENTRAL KIOWA COUNTIES...

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

New Blog Map of Austria


Announcing a new map on GeoFact of the Day

A new and detailed map of AUSTRIA on the GeoFact of the Day Blog provides locations of cities/towns, landscape features, terrain, and country borders. Visit the Austria post (↗) to enjoy the newest addition to GeoFact of the Day's cartographic collection! To tell me what you think about this map, comment down below or send an email! What country or other place should be the focal point of my next map?

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Kuwait Quiz

Kuwait Quiz Today’s country-specific quiz centers on the country of KUWAIT in the Middle East. After seeing what you know about this country, you can further test your geographic knowledge (↗) with other geography quizzes from GeoFact of the Day. The answers to this quiz are listed below; enjoy and good luck!

1)      The largest island in Kuwait is which of the following?
A — Baōbāb
B — Būbiyān
C — Qūthīsītākāh

2)      True or false: Kuwait is the world’s smallest country in population and area.

3)      Which two countries share land borders with Kuwait?
A — IRAQ and SAUDI ARABIA
B — IRAQ and OMAN
C — IRAQ and JORDAN

4)      Kuwait is mostly dominated by what type of landscape?
A — mountains
B — marshes
C — deserts

5)      Which of the following is the currency of Kuwait?
A — Kuwaiti dollar
B — Kuwaiti loti
C — Kuwaiti dinar





















ANSWERS

Question 1:
B . . . . . Būbiyān

Question 2:
False . . . . . VATICAN CITY

Question 3:
A . . . . . Iraq and Saudi Arabia

Question 4:
C . . . . . deserts

Question 5:
C . . . . . Kuwaiti dinar

Thursday, September 2, 2021

9/2/2021 Nebraska Tornado Warning 2


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. To be aware of weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Hastings NE
620 PM CDT Thu Sep 2 2021

The National Weather Service in Hastings has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Northeastern Harlan County in south central Nebraska...

* Until 645 PM CDT.

9/2/2021 Kansas and Nebraska Tornado Watch


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. To be aware of weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.

A Tornado Watch is in effect until 12 AM midnight on September 3rd for the following counties in Kansas and Nebraska:

9/2/2021 Nebraska Tornado Warning 1


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. To be aware of weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Hastings NE
552 PM CDT Thu Sep 2 2021

The National Weather Service in Hastings has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Northeastern Phelps County in south central Nebraska...
West central Kearney County in south central Nebraska...

* Until 615 PM CDT.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

9/1/2021 Trenton, New Jersey Area Tornado Warning (Confirmed Tornado)


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. To be aware of weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.
Tornado Warning National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
704 PM EDT Wed Sep 1 2021

...TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR Bristol, Croydon, and Burlington...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Central Mercer County in central New Jersey...
Northwestern Burlington County in southern New Jersey...
Southeastern Bucks County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* Until 730 PM EDT.

9/1/2021 Philadelphia Area Tornado Warning Update


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. To be aware of weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
649 PM EDT Wed Sep 1 2021

Camden NJ-Burlington NJ-Bucks PA-Philadelphia PA-
649 PM EDT Wed Sep 1 2021

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM EDT FOR NORTH CENTRAL CAMDEN...NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON...SOUTH CENTRAL BUCKS AND NORTHEASTERN PHILADELPHIA COUNTIES...

9/1/2021 Philadelphia Area Tornado Warning (Confirmed Tornado)


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. To be aware of weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
622 PM EDT Wed Sep 1 2021

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Northwestern Camden County in southern New Jersey...
North central Gloucester County in southern New Jersey...
West central Burlington County in southern New Jersey...
South central Philadelphia County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* Until 645 PM EDT.

9/1/2021 NJ and PA Tornado Warning (Confirmed Tornado)


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. To be aware of weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
612 PM EDT Wed Sep 1 2021

Hunterdon NJ-Somerset NJ-Bucks PA-
612 PM EDT Wed Sep 1 2021

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 PM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN HUNTERDON...SOUTHWESTERN SOMERSET AND CENTRAL BUCKS COUNTIES...

9/1/2021 Maryland Tornado Warning


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. To be aware of weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
612 PM EDT Wed Sep 1 2021

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Southeastern Cecil County in northeastern Maryland...

* Until 645 PM EDT.

Saturday, August 28, 2021

8/28/2021 Minnesota Tornado Warning 5


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. For more weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
651 PM CDT Sat Aug 28 2021

The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
East central Brown County in south central Minnesota...
North central Nicollet County in south central Minnesota...

* Until 715 PM CDT.

8/28/2021 Minnesota Tornado Warning 4


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. For more weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
619 PM CDT Sat Aug 28 2021

The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Southeastern Redwood County in southwestern Minnesota...
Brown County in south central Minnesota...

* Until 645 PM CDT.

8/28/2021 Minnesota Tornado Warning 3


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. For more weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right. Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
601 PM CDT Sat Aug 28 2021

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Northern Cottonwood County in southwestern Minnesota...

* Until 645 PM CDT.

8/28/2021 Minnesota Tornado Warning 2


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. For more weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
605 PM CDT Sat Aug 28 2021

Murray MN-Cottonwood MN-

8/28/2021 Minnesota Tornado Warning 1


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. For more weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top right.

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
549 PM CDT Sat Aug 28 2021

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Northern Jackson County in southwestern Minnesota...
Northeastern Nobles County in southwestern Minnesota...
Southeastern Murray County in southwestern Minnesota...
Southern Cottonwood County in southwestern Minnesota...

* Until 615 PM CDT.

Sunday, August 22, 2021

8/22/2021 Pennsylvania Tornado Warning 2


Update: the National Weather Service canceled this Tornado Warning. For more weather alerts at any time, visit Weather.gov and the National Weather Service Twitter pages linked at the top-right.
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Binghamton NY
627 PM EDT Sun Aug 22 2021

The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
South central Wayne County in northeastern Pennsylvania...
West central Pike County in northeastern Pennsylvania...

* Until 645 PM EDT.

* At 627 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Greentown, or 14 miles north of Mount Pocono, moving south at 20 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of south central Wayne and west central Pike Counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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