Weather 101

Lake Effect Snow

What Is Lake Effect Snow & How Does It Form?

-+*If you live anywhere in the Great Lakes area of the United States, then lake effect snow is something you likely experience throughout the colder parts of the year. Lake effect snow is most common among the eastern and southern shorelines of the Great Lakes, which include Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, […]

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Severe Weather Tips

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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 […]

Winter Driving

How To Prepare Your Car For Winter + 4 Essential Winter Driving Tips

-+*Winter driving tips are important to know, especially when the weather forecaster is predicting 6 inches of snow and icy conditions on the roads. That’s the perfect recipe for driving disaster. I really can’t overstate the driving dangers that severe winter weather poses — especially black ice. Joshua McMorrow-HernandezMy love for coins and numismatics began when […]

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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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