Weather 101

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Where Is Tornado Alley? Here’s What You Need To Know

-+*Wondering if you live in Tornado Alley or not? Tornado Alley isn’t an official region, per se. It’s a name that many people, including meteorologists, have used over the years to describe a huge swath of land spanning from northern Texas to Canada, centering around Oklahoma and Kansas. That’s where powerful tornadoes touch down with high frequency […]

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Severe Weather Tips

Lightning Safety

Lightning Safety Tips: 5 Ways To Stay Alive When Lightning Strikes

-+*Lightning isn’t just a startling light show in the sky. It’s a potentially dangerous natural phenomenon that has injured and killed many people over the years. Don’t let lightning strikes catch you off guard!   The Dangers Of Lightning Strikes Lightning dangers go beyond injuries and death to humans. Animals are also frequent lightning victims. […]

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What Is A Polar Vortex & Why All The Hype?

-+*It seems like the media has helped make the words polar vortex another popular weather phrase that everyone is using now to describe really cold weather events. Don’t forget, there was also snowicane, snowpocalypse and snowmageddon… It may just be me, but there’s much more fuss about cold weather these days than there used to be. The […]

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Fun Weather Stuff

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Weather Station Reviews: 3 Home Weather Stations That Are Worth The Money

-+*Being a weather bug for pretty much all of my life, I’ve definitely had my share of home weather stations, some of which I really enjoy owning and think are worth the money. Of course, you may be wondering why I keep track of the weather on my own when I can simply turn the local […]

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Weather Tools & Forecasts

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Fall Foliage Map Guide: Find The Best Fall Colors In Your Neck Of The Woods

-+*When Labor Day beckons and the pumpkin spice coffee starts to hit Starbucks and Wawa stores in my neck of the woods, my mind turns to cool mornings, colorful leaves, and looking for a good fall foliage map. Even here in Central Florida, we actually do experience a delicious taste of autumn, even if the cooler air […]

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What’s The Fall Weather Report? Find Out Here!

-+*What’s the fall weather report look like in your neck of the woods? Cooling, with a chance of winter toward the end of the forecast… But, seriously, where do you turn for the latest updates on fall weather? As a fall fanatic myself, I normally spend much of my free time on the internet between […]

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Weather History

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Winter Storms Facts and Info Revealed

-+*If you’re like many people seeking facts and info on winter storms, you may feel a little overwhelmed by the amount of information out there on blizzards, nor’easters, clippers, and the other types of winter storm phenomena that take place every winter. As a weather buff myself, studying winter storm patterns intrigues me. But it […]

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