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This has been a month of extreme weather around the world

...100-degree-plus heat even buckling roads. And it's a consequence of the stuck jet stream, according to Francis and Weather Underground meteorology director Jeff Masters.When climate scientists look at what caused extreme events - a complex and...
Strongest typhoon of the year slams Philippines

...of wind," said Jeff Masters, a former hurricane meteorologist who is meteorology director at the private firm Weather Underground.Masters said the storm had been poised to be the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded at landfall. He warned...
US Superstorm threat launches mass evacuations

...season, "so it's kind of taking something from both," said Jeff Masters, director of the private service Weather Underground.Masters said the storm could be bigger than the worst East Coast storm on record - the 1938 New England hurricane...
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New fiction in bloom at Juneau's libraries

...through the sixties and seventies as they explore the means of social change through groups like Black Power and the Weather Underground. "Derailed," by James Siegel. This is how the affair begins: A beautiful married woman. A lonely married...
Baked Alaska: Unusual heat wave hits 49th state

...That record was set in 1969, according to Jeff Masters, meteorology director of the online forecasting service Weather Underground."This is the hottest heat wave in Alaska since '69," he said. "You're way, way from normal."It's...
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What's not being celebrated

...houseguests with more than a hundred stab wounds, they smeared the word PIGS on the wall in blood. Across the country, Weather Underground bomber Bernadine Dorhn bubbled over with approval: "Dig it! First they killed those pigs and then they ate dinner...
94 in Alaska? Weather extremes tied to erratic jet stream

...three years has done stuff I've never seen," said Jeff Masters, meteorology director at the private service Weather Underground. "The fact that the jet stream is unusual could be an indicator of something. I'm not saying we know what...
Chill the lawyers

...remained largely unapologetic for her transgressions. Stewart, who over three decades represented members of the Weather Underground and the Black Panthers and who even said she'd represent Osama bin Laden if given the opportunity, spoke out...
Juneau libraries offers plenty for mystery fans

...quiet brother's intellect. "The Star: A Tarot Card Mystery," by David Skibbins. A former member of the Weather Underground, Warren Ritter, has been trying to fly under the radar for the past 20 years, eking out a living as a tarot...
Palin says Obama pals with terrorists

...unacceptable to American voters. Palin's reference was to Bill Ayers, one of the founders of the group the Weather Underground. Its members took credit for bombings, including nonfatal explosions at the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol, during...


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