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June 10, 2016

Thanks for visiting the home of meteorologist Burton Fitzsimmons, weatherman for Central Texas & the Antelope Valley CA.  Watch Burton on Time Warner Cable News channel 1/8/200 every weekday morning from 5am to noon. Click here for the latest forecast.  You can also catch Burton’s forecast on KUT 90.5FM each weekday morning around 7:20 & 8:20.

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2 weeks ago

TWC News Austin

Check out this interview! I’m honored to have had the chance to visit w/History Channel’s Brad Meltzer today in the studio. –B

WATCH: Author, historian and History Channel #Decoded host Brad Meltzer talks his role in recovering #Sept11 flag flown at #GroundZero + his new children’s book #IAmGeorgeWashington:

1 month ago

Bryan Snider Photography

What a dust storm! Time lapse from yesterday/Sunday as a #haboob swept across #Phoenix.

Time Lapse of Massive Haboob moving into Phoenix, AZ – August 21st, 2016 #haboob #duststorm #azwx

1 month ago

NASA Extended Interview: Record 2016 Heat Eating at Arctic Sea Ice

Arctic sea ice acts as Earth’s “air conditioner” & we’re watching it vanish in what is, so far, the hottest year on record. I took the opportunity to speak with a NASA scientist about the topic — See more

So far, 2016 is the hottest year on record according to NASA. In this extended interview, scientists say the extraordinary heat makes is making for extremely low Arctic sea ice cover this season.

1 month ago

TWC News Austin

As many as 189 meteors per hour were reportedly seen at the peak of this year’s #Perseid meteor shower — the best performance of the annual shower since 2004. Burton Fitzsimmons has a review below – See more

1 month ago

Photos from Burton Fitzsimmons’s post

The 2016 Perseids didn’t disappoint! It might not have been the “outburst” astronomers called for but close: 189 meteors per hour at the peak last night, best in 12 years according to the numbers. See more

1 month ago

Photos from Burton Fitzsimmons’s post

Fireball in the sky! Last night, skywatchers were treated to nearly 40 meteors per hour. Tonight’s the big night, the peak of what is expected to be a Perseid “outburst” w/200+ per hour. Be sure See more

1 month ago

Photos from Burton Fitzsimmons’s post

A flurry of “shooting stars” could be seen in last night’s skies! The Perseids are coming in at about 20 per hour right now, but expecting 200+ per hour tomorrow/Thursday night thru early Friday AM See more

1 month ago

Photos from Burton Fitzsimmons’s post

As it cools off, get out this evening and look up…we see planets! Jupiter was very close to the crescent moon as seen in these photos from last night. While not as close tonight, Jupiter is still See more

1 month ago

Comet Dives Into Sun 08/04/16

It’s the end of this comet as we know it…and the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory #SOHO captured it all! Check out the video — yes, that’s a #comet flying into the sun Thursday morning. It See more

1 month ago

Photos from Burton Fitzsimmons’s post

Charged solar winds made for some pretty aurora last night around both of Earth’s poles. There’s an early Perseid meteor in one of these photos, as well. See it? 😀

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