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Strange Weather and What it Means

Guests: ARTHUR LOFGREN Professor of Astronomy, Wesleyan University Senior Research Scientist, Department of Astronomy, Yale University Co-author Weather: How It Works and Why It Matters (Perseus, 2000) JOHN PIERCE Publisher, The Old Farmer's Almanac (Yankee Publishing, 2000) Recent weather patterns have bewildered forecasters around the country. In the East, this summer has been cold and wet, disappointing vacationers. And in the Southwest, record-setting, triple-digit temperatures with NO rain in sight have caused droughts and horrendous forest fires. Join Juan Williams and a panel of weather experts for a look at what's causing the weird weather.

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