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Historic Mississippi River basin flooding forecast

Historic Mississippi River basin flooding forecastThe National Weather Service forecasts major to historic flooding along portions of the Missouri and Mississippi River basins for the rest of this week. The flooding started after a massive late-winter storm hit the Midwest last week. (March 19)



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Blizzard blankets Seattle, more snow forecast

Blizzard blankets Seattle, more snow forecastSeattle residents woke on Saturday to the rare sight of their city covered in white as the National Weather Service kept winter storm warnings in effect for much of the region. Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency on Friday as the first powerful winter storm approached, warning it could be unlike any Seattle had seen in many years. A record 6.4 inches (16 cm) of snow piled up at the Seattle-Tacoma International airport on Friday, the biggest accumulation since 2014, the National Weather Service said.



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US weather forecast: Northern states to be colder than Antarctica as temperatures drop to -40C

US weather forecast: Northern states to be colder than Antarctica as temperatures drop to -40CParts of America are enduring temperatures colder than Antarctica this week as a blast of Arctic air from the polar vortex has caused the mercury to plunge as low as -40C (-40F). US officials are urging residents from northern states to stay inside as the deep freeze sets in across the country, bringing with it life-threatening conditions that have forced rail workers in Chicago to start track fires to keep them warm enough to function, and led to warnings not to breathe too deeply when outside. Brian Hurley, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service’s weather prediction centre in Maryland, said: “The heart of this cold … is hitting us now.



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White Christmas 2018 forecast: Who has the best shot at snow?

White Christmas 2018 forecast: Who has the best shot at snow?Following far-reaching snowstorms from November and early December, a lack of Arctic air will generally limit the chances of a white Christmas to the northern tier states and the mountains of the West for Dec. 25, 2018.



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FiveThirtyEight forecast: Democrats take the House, Republicans keep the Senate

FiveThirtyEight forecast: Democrats take the House, Republicans keep the SenateFiveThirtyEight Election Analyst Nathaniel Rakich explains how each party is likely to do in Congressional midterm races.



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Boeing reports jump in 1Q profits, lifts 2018 forecast

Boeing reports jump in 1Q profits, lifts 2018 forecastBoeing reported a surge in first-quarter profits on Wednesday and lifted its full-year earnings forecast following a strong performance in commercial aviation and defense programs. The results again reflect broad health in commercial aviation as the airline industry enjoys a more stable financial period and as flying becomes much more common in the Middle East, Asia and other developing regions. A big player in China, Boeing has often been seen as vulnerable to a trade war between the United States and China, a possibility that topped Wall Street’s list of worries earlier this month but has receded of late amid softer rhetoric between Washington and Beijing.



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Almanac forecast: Hurricanes will favor Atlantic Seaboard

Almanac forecast: Hurricanes will favor Atlantic SeaboardCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The annual Old Farmer's Almanac, which claims an 80 percent accuracy rate in its forecasts, predicted the possibility of a major hurricane along the Atlantic Seaboard, but didn't have the same insight about the Gulf Coast.



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Cisco revenue forecast disappoints; says to cut 1,100 more jobs

Cisco revenue forecast disappoints; says to cut 1,100 more jobs(Reuters) – Cisco Systems Inc forecast current-quarter revenue that widely missed analysts’ estimates and said it would cut 1,100 more jobs, as the world’s largest networking gear maker steps up efforts to transform into a software-focused company. Cisco, which announced in August that it would slash 5,500 jobs, said the new cuts would result in $ 150 million in additional pretax charges. Analysts on average had expected revenue of $ 12.51 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Cisco said orders in its public sector business, which includes sales to federal, state and local governments, fell 4 percent in the third quarter ended April 29.



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