National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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    July 9, 2014

    St. Louis Gets the Shaft in Tornado Weather Map

    Remember when Monday night's storm brought rain, heavy winds and thunder through the St. Louis region? Well, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tried to give us a heads up that the storm could be a real dick.

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    August 8, 2012

    July 2012 Officially the Hottest Month on Record for Lower 48

    That life-wrecking July we just survived has already been certified the hottest, nastiest month on record for St. Louis. Today, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration confirmed that July was a ballbreaker all over the contiguous United States. With an average national tempera ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    BP Honcho Says He'd Gladly Eat Gulf Coast Seafood

    BP's COO says he'd eat seafood from the Gulf of Mexico. The AFP reports that Doug Suttles issued his statement of faith in Gulf seafood two days after Louisiana reopened 2,400 square miles of coastal water for fishing. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Louisiana have been testi ... More >>

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    June 9, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 6.9

    How to spot oil-tainted seafood? The nose knows. Slashfood reports that, in an effort to find a cost-effective way to keep products ruined by the BP oil disaster from reaching customers, the FDA and NOAA are busy training seafood inspectors on how to detect oil by smelling the fish. The Atlantic v ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    Atlantic Swordfish Lovers Rejoice! NOAA Says the Fish Can Return to the Plate

    It's not a good time for seafood lovers, what with the Gulf of Mexico filling with bubbling crude, mercury- and bacteria-riddled marine life, and tuna populations being demolished by sashimi-crazed masses. But there is some good news. Last week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration' ... More >>

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    April 13, 2010

    Wash. U.: The Happiest College in Missourah

    Wikimedia CommonsWhat a hap, hap, happy place!​The Daily Beast taketh. A lot. Every week, it seems, the website comes up with another set of rankings designed to humiliate and anger St. Louisans. We live in the 21st craziest city with the 45th worst traffic jams in a state with the 44th uglies ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009

    If You See a Metereologist Today, Wish Them Happy "National Weatherman's Day"

    Good morning campers. It's a bone-chilling 19 degrees in the Gateway City as I write this, but the forecast calls for a major warm up later this afternoon. Perfect weather, I'll say, for "National Weatherman's Day." Don't believe this holiday exists? Well, head on over to the Web site of the Nationa ... More >>