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This Month’s Full Moon Has a Name. Do You Know It? Here’s Your Answer!

I had to be at the radio station this morning in the 4am hour to assist with some technical issues and as I was driving in I couldn't help but notice the huge full moon above. It was so bright I could have driven without my lights on .  As bright as it was, it was even more illuminating when I drove home last night and saw it rising into the eastern sky. It got me to thinking about the name of this moon. Did you know that each month there is a different name for the full moon?  

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Tom Ervin/Getty Images

Surprise! Rains May Help Keep the West Nile Virus Cases Down

Everywhere I went this weekend it was the same comment, "when is this rain going to stop?" There is a silver lining in all this in that we didn't have any severe weather accompany the heavy rains we got and the West Nile Virus problem maybe helped by all the rain.

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Fox Photos/Getty Images

It is Allergy Season and It is Killing Me!

For years I have always sympathised with people who were dealing with allergies in the springtime and for the first time I now am dealing with the same issue.  

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Photo Courtesy of Chamber of Commerce
Photo Courtesy of Chamber of Commerce

Dogwood Parade Winners Announced

Mother Nature was kind enough to allow the Dogwood Festival parade to be held with just some sprinkles and light rain Saturday.  Unfortunately, all of the Dogwood Block Parties were rained out Friday night. Once the parade concluded the Quincy Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the float competition.

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Quincy's flooded Clat Adams Park on April 20, 2013.
Quincy's flooded Clat Adams Park on April 20, 2013.

Drastic Temperature Changes and Lots More Rain On the Horizon

As I write this, it's mostly sunny and 83 degrees on Wednesday afternoon.

Don't get used to it.

A drastic cold front will be sweeping across the area and some forecast models indicate the area could get upwards of four inches of rain over the next couple of days

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iStockphoto

Funny Ways to Describe Our Bizarre Tri-State Weather

It's not only April, but the last half of April. Tax Day has come and gone. Easter is over. We're just a little over a month away from Memorial Day. And there were snow flurries this morning. What? 

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Whig Headlines/ Jeff Dorsey
Whig Headlines/ Jeff Dorsey

It’s Been An Ugly News Week

Wow, it is finally Friday. It has been a very ugly week for news. Every day this week has seen an ugly news story develop and the headlines reflected it..  

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US 61 at Alexandria in Clark County Closed Due to Water Over the Road

The Missouri Department of Transportation ( MoDOT ) has temporarily closed US 61 at Alexandria in Clark County due to water over the road. A marked detour is in place to advise motorists of the road closure and alternate routes.

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Whitney Curtis/Getty Images

Adams County Emergency Management Agency Conducting a Severe Weather Exercise Today

The Adams County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a severe weather exercise today as they test the emergency operation center's storm spotters activation and communications protocols. This is an opportunity to test and refresh skills before the severe weather season impacts our area.

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Snow Patio
Snow Patio

Is Mother Nature on Meth?!

They say that people on meth sometimes do the same things over and over, which is why I believe that Mother Nature is on meth. This pattern of one snowfall after another needs to come to an end. Spring arrived last week, but driving around the area yesterday it sure didn't look like spring.

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