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SC plans earthquake drill today

...Emergency officials say Thursday's drill begins with a signal broadcast at 10:16 a.m. on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's tone-alert radio and television broadcasts.South Carolina is one of the nation's most seismically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-16/sc-plans-earthquake-dill-tod
Cooler weather on its way

...where the flow is from the northwest. It's really coming from the Arctic."According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's winter forecast, Athens and the rest of Georgia have about equal chances of being colder than usual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-19/cooler-weather-its-weay
Summer forecast calls for heat but a bit more rain

...and came during a year that has seen above-normal temperatures every month. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center, the next three are likely to follow the same trend."Looking at their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-04/summer-forecast-calls-heat-bi
New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam demolition reproposed

...which might not even use the device, according to Roy Crabtree, the regional administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service.In a recent letter to Col. Jeffrey Hall, the corps' Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-15/new-savannah-bluff-lock-and-d
Metro
Upon further study ...

...increase in hurricanes to a natural multiyear cycle. Now comes Tom Knutson, a meteorologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's fluid dynamics lab in Princeton, N.J. He used to be one of those very same doomsayers. In his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/24/edi_399139.shtml
Editorials
Late rain won't fix problem

...Dr. Stooksbury believes another dry winter could lead to a catastrophically dry summer. "The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center predicts a moderate to strong La Niaa pattern to persist through spring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/31/met_178726.shtml
Metro
Travel briefs

...environment and the economy. They are one," said Billy Causey, a regional director of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's marine sanctuaries. Studies also show greenhouse gases from the burning of fossil fuels are increasing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/13/liv_103468.shtml
Life & style
Student detects mercury

...The samples in the channel were 36,000 to 62,000 parts per billion." By comparison, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's standard for mercury in stream sediment ranges from 5 to 51 parts per billion - with levels more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/13/met_77365.shtml
Metro | Natural history and anthropology | Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School
Caribbean coral suffers record bleaching, death

...seen an event of this magnitude in the Caribbean before," said Mark Eakin, coordinator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coral Reef Watch. The Caribbean is actually better off than areas of the Indian and Pacific ocean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/03/liv_74795.shtml
Life & style
Weather radio, Homeland Security combining emergency warning efforts

...to the public through an expanded weather radio network, the government announced Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's network already makes emergency weather warnings available to 97 percent of the country and has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/19/liv_419420.shtml
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