Facebook is up to its old tricks…rolling out the new and “improved” Places function with no warning to its millions of users just why this is not such a good thing for them but an awesome thing for Facebook. Here’s an article you might want to check out: Facebook is using your check-ins as location reviews. If you’re fed up with FB’s continual sticking its nose in your business, here’s a short video on a few more reasons (as if you need any more) to delete your FB account: Delete your Facebook account. Finally, here are the rather convoluted instructions on how to actually accomplish deleting your FB account: How to permanently delete your FB account.
Today’s offering from Daily Overview is particularly striking.
Winter storm warnings in March in Austin, Texas?
Winter Storm Warning for Austin TX until 2014-03-04 13:00:00.0 … WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST TUESDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST TUESDAY. * TIMING… FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING UNTIL NOON TUESDAY. * MAIN IMPACT… FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET… POTENTIALLY ACCUMULATING TO 1/10 INCH. ROADWAYS MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS… ESPECIALLY ELEVATED ROADS SUCH AS BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. * OTHER IMPACTS… SENSITIVE PLANTS SHOULD BE COVERED AND PEOPLE AND PETS SHOULD BE INDOORS TO PREVENT HYPOTHERMIA. THUNDERSLEET OR THUNDER WITH FREEZING RAIN IS ALSO POSSIBLE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW… SLEET… FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL CAUSE CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL PROBLEMS AND MAY POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.
Freezing rain/sleet in Texas in early March? Inconceivable!