Written by Dr. Tony Phillips
Washington, D.C. – Ten years ago, in late October 2003, space weather forecasters experienced a frission of dread when two gigantic sunspots appeared. Both had complex magnetic fields that harbored energy for strong explosions. If the spots turned toward Earth and erupted….
That’s exactly what happened. From October 19th through November 7th 2003, there were 17 major eruptions on the sun, including a record-setting X28 flare.
Montgomery County, TN – City of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, following a morning weather call with the National Weather Service, are encouraging that trick-or-treating occur on Friday, November 1st, when more suitable weather is anticipated. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Today, October 31st, 2013, all Clarksville and Montgomery County Public Safety agencies, including City of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bower, met to discuss how potentially bad weather, forecasted for tonight, may pose a threat to those participating in outdoor trick-or-treat activities. «Read the rest of this article»
Atlanta, GA – For many people, autumn events like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, attend parties, and eat yummy treats. These events are also opportunities to provide nutritious snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety.
Below are tips to help make the festivities fun and safe for trick-or-treaters and party guests. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY - Due to the possibility of inclement weather, Halloween activities at Fort Campbell, including Operation Friendly Ghost, have been rescheduled for Friday, November 1st, from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.
The Provost Marshal Office will still coordinate with volunteers from the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) and Campbell Crossing housing office to help monitor busy intersections and control traffic during heavy trick-or-treat times. Fort Campbell is committed to providing a fun and safe environment for the community. «Read the rest of this article»
Avoid injuries, costume mishaps, traffic accidents
Clarksville, TN – With Halloween right around the corner, the American Red Cross would like everyone to stay safe when they don their costumes and go out to Trick-or-Treat.
Halloween’s greatest hazards aren’t vampires and villains, but falls, costume mishaps and traffic accidents, so the Red Cross is offering the following tips to help make this Halloween safe.
City and County offices have received calls about Halloween events, including trick-or-treating times. Neither the City nor County regulates trick-or-treating times nor can they “reschedule” a holiday, including Halloween.
American Heart Association gives tips on how to turn Halloween “tricks” into “treats” for your Health
Nashville, TN – You may think that Halloween “trick or treat” means automatic sugar overload for your kids – but for families who want to control the sugar rush and be health-conscious, even on Halloween: read on!
Pull a Halloween “trick” of your own with these American Heart Association tips and make Halloween into a “treat” that will be better for everyone’s health.
Nashville, TN – With record numbers of children now overweight or obese, does it make sense for adults to hand out the traditional handfuls of Halloween candy?
That’s the question posed by the Tennessee Department of Health, as it suggests some healthier alternatives when costumed characters come calling. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On Sunday, October 27th, the New Providence Community Policing Center is holding the Trunk-or-Treat Event starting at 2:00pm. Dress up in your costume and join them for candy and fun!
The event will be held at Byrns Darden Elementary School, at 609 East Street, in Clarksville.
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