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August 8, 2004

Storms Reliable In Florida; Perseid Meteor Shower Peak Coming; Weather Investment At U.K. Bars; Weather Channel’s Cantore Unwelcome; Hot Weather Deaths; Feds Accused Of Exaggerating Fire Impact

The storms in Tampa are as reliable as a $2 watch, says this reporter.

The annual Perseid meteor shower peaks on Aug. 11 and 12. More at SpaceWeather.com. Currently, the home page lists the following:

“Audio: Naval Space Surveillance Radar (Kickapoo, Texas)”

It’s interesting to see “Surveillance Radar” and “Kickapoo” next to each other… Anyway, on the above link, when a Perseid flies overhead, you hear a “ghostly ping.” Educational fun for the whole family!

Wine bar owners in the United Kingdom — who realized that business was better on warm days — discovered an investment that would pay off when it got colder outside. Details

In North Carolina, let it be known that The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore is not welcome this time of year

Also from that state, a reminder: Hot weather deadly when kids are left in cars

Forest Service accused of exaggerating fire impact

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