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Welcome to the Spring 2009 Edition

In this issue:

Winter 2008-09 Climate Summary The Drought of 2007-2009 New Halifax County Weather Radio Transmitter 40th Anniversary of Camille
Tropical Outlook 2009 Flash Flood Climatology Severe Weather Safety A Student Volunteer's NWS Experience

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CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WINTER 2008-2009

by Jan Jackson & Robert Stonefield

Visibile Satellite Image of Snow Cover over our area March 3rd, 2009

 

Near normal temperatures for the winter of 2008/2009,
and below normal precipitation.

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Severe Weather Safety

  by Phil Hysell

 

Lightning picture

 

Time to review some weather safety rules

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The 2007-2009 Drought

by Peter Corrigan

 

Photo of low stream flow

 

A retrospective of this historic drought

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NEW NOAA WEATHER RADIO
TRANSMITTER IN HALIFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA

by William Perry

 

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New weather radio transmitter to provide better coverage to Southside Virginia

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CAMILLE TURNS 40

By Jim Hudgins

Image of Hurricane Camille

 

This August marks the 40 year anniversary of this catastrophic event

 

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ACTIVE TROPICAL SEASON
FORECAST IN 2009

By Jim Hudgins

 

Visible Satellie depicting tropical systems in 2008

The upcoming 2009 season is forecast to be another busy one.


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Flash Flood Climatology for the Area

by Robert Stonefield and Jan Jackson

Flash Flooding Along Piney River

 

 

What areas in the region get more flooding?

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The National Weather Service
From the Perspective of a Student Volunteer

By Kathryn Prociv

 

Our Office

 

 

Working along a team of NWS employees

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