Timothy Ballisty

Timothy Ballisty

I am a hybrid of a meteorologist and social media enthusiast. The marriage of weather and social media is an important union and beneficial to the listening public.

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Don't Be Afraid of the Extreme Supermoon! - weather.com

The March full moon will be the closest (to the Earth) and largest full moon of 2011. Why? It comes down to the fact that the Moon's orbit around the Earth is not a perfect circle, it's an ellipse in fact.

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Indianapolis Tragedy Not a Fluke - weather.com

In a recent AP article, Governor Mitch Daniels of Indiana was quoted as saying that the blast of wind that toppled the stage rigging at the Indiana State Fair killing 5 people was a

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The Corn Belt: Where Humidity Becomes Unbearable - weather.com

Evapotranspiration in the Corn Belt of the United States produces an air mass where humidity levels are through the roof.

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Aerial Views of Freshly Fallen Snow - weather.com

Perspectives from above of snow-covered landscapes across the United States.

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April Fools' Day Nor'easter - weather.com

Get the latest weathernews news and headlines from weather.com.

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The Autumnal Equinox - weather.com

Meteorologically-speaking, autumn began on September 1 but the autumnal equinox marks the astronomical start to the fall season.

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The Importance of the Morganza Spillway - weather.com

If the Morganza Floodway is not opened to funnel 300,000 cubic feet per second of water from the Mississippi River into the Atchafalaya River basin, the additional water could cause levees to fail along the river from Morganza to Plaquemines Parish, including all of the New Orleans area, resulting in as much as 25 feet of floodwater, according to a map provided to state officials by the Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday.

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Vernal Equinox Ushers in Spring - weather.com

The sun's direct rays are crossing over the Earth's equator from the southern hemisphere to the northern hemisphere.

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Windstorm Punishes Scotland - weather.com

A major windstorm struck the UK on Thursday, December 8, 2011 with Scotland taking the full brunt of the storm.