summer

Humidity Lurking

A compact low pressure system over southern Alabama will move little before washing out later this weekend.  The mainstay is the high humidity! This same area of low pressure, albeit weakening, will work…

Sunscreen: Doing It Right

(KPRC) Using sunscreen is important, but are you applying it correctly? Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital Dr. Shannan McCann teaches patients that applying sunscreen can be fun by making…

Big Humidity; Big Storms

Slow-moving hit/miss thunderstorms will continue throughout the first half of tonight.   While widespread severe weather is not anticipated throughout this week, there can certainly be isolated pockets of damaging winds, hail and flooding downpours.    Always remember to have a…

Summer Travel Season Kicks Off

(NBC News) Rising gas prices aren't going to prevent a near-record number of Americans from getting a jump on summer travel this Memorial Day weekend. "We are projecting that 41 million Americans will be traveling this…

Warm, Humid Weekend

Happy Weekend! And, humidity for all! Most areas will have little to no wet weather Saturday, but those areas that pick up a slow-moving thunderstorm can get soaked for about an hour or…

A Run To A Record

Heat's on!   A few wispy high clouds will settle across the area this evening with another great outdoor dinner date scenario. Friday will likely be the warmest; not just of this forecast, but for the year-to-date as well.   The record…

Disney World Hiring 3,500 Workers for Summer

(CNN) - The happiest place on earth is hiring. Disney World in Orlando, Florida, is looking to fill 3,500 positions in time for the busy summer season. Full-time, part-time and seasonal jobs are available. The resort is offering hefty signing…

Drivers Could Pay 14% More For Gas This Summer

(CNN) - It appears Americans will be paying more at the pump this summer. The U.S. government estimates gas prices will be 14% higher than last summer. That would make the average for a gallon of gas at about $2.74.…

Midwest Infested with Japanese Beetles

Japanese Beetles, insects that feed primarily on more than 300 types of plants, have infested parts of the Midwest more than they ever have before. In Davenport, Iowa the beetle count has increased significantly and is much higher than it has…

69% of Georgians will Take a Summer Vacation

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., – Memorial Day weekend is the in the rearview mirror, which means summer travel is in full swing. A new AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey shows Georgians will vacation more than last summer and spend more money in…