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

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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 news or Weather Channel on and let the pros make the forecast for me.Well, I do watch the local meteorologists on TV, and yes -- I love the Weather Channel. But I also enjoy watching the weather data feed … [Read more...]

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

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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 the months of August and October checking out the latest information on fall foliage report sites, fall color trackers, and climate data banks.In most parts of the country, the weeks immediately … [Read more...]

Weather Clubs and Activities are Fun for All

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Weather clubs are a great venue for enjoying your love of meteorology and sharing your passion of the science with other people with similar interests. If you’re a weather bug like me, you’ve probably thought about the idea of joining a weather club but aren’t sure where they are, how to join, or what they are like.Of course, as is the case with virtually any type of club, weather clubs differ in terms of size, scope, and how often they convene. Many Online Weather Clubs … [Read more...]

Free Online Weather Calculators To Convert Weather Terms And Numbers Into Meaningful Information

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Need to convert degrees from Fahrenheit temperature to Celcius -- or vice versa?Are you looking for the Kelvin temperature?Wonder what the wind chill is outside?Or how close you are to lightning?The following online weather calculators are FREE!There are even some fun weather calculators in here -- like the Crickets Chirping Calculator. Did you know that you can tell the temperature by entering the number of cricket chirps you hear, and the season?Simply plug in the … [Read more...]

5 Tips On Using A Home Weather Station

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Using a home weather station can be fun and educational.For those in agriculture, boating, and aviation, using a home weather station can be a vital part of day-to-day life.Whether you're reporting observations to local weather clubs or just keeping track of weather patterns for your own recreation, a home weather station is an important and informational tool to have on hand.Let's look at some tips to help you get the most out of using a home weather station.  Using A Home … [Read more...]

Like Meteorology? Become An Amateur Meteorologist

Some people are true weather bugs.Not only do they enjoy monitoring and studying weather, they actually want to be meteorologists.While being a bona fide atmospheric scientist usually requires getting a college degree and meteorological certification, there are plenty of people who bypass the formal education usually expected of today's professional meteorologists.Instead, they train themselves in meteorology to become skilled amateur meteorologists.Becoming An Amateur … [Read more...]

Monitor Hurricanes Online With These Free Hurricane Trackers

With hurricane season lasting from summer through fall (June 1 through November 30), hurrricane tracking is a constant activity for many of us this time of year. All eyes are on the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean. Thankfully, finding an online hurricane tracker is easy, so you can track storms through the entire hurricane season. Check out these great hurricane tracking web sites the next time there's a storm brewing: My Fox Hurricane Tracking National Hurricane Center … [Read more...]

What A Chance Of Rain Really Means… In Terms Of Probabilities

When you watch your local weather forecast and hear the weather person say 'there's a 40 percent chance of rain,' you may find yourself wondering what, precisely, that chance of rain is referring to.Does a chance of rain refer to...How much rain will fall? How many clouds are dark? How much of your local area will see rain? The chance that it'll rain versus the chance it won't rain?Let's look at exactly what it means when the forecaster says there's a chance of rain near … [Read more...]

Hilarious Videos Of Dancing, Singing & Funny Weathermen

Check out these hilarious videos of funny weathermen.Gotta love it when people reporting on something as serious as the weather can make you chuckle, right? The 2 videos below show that weather forecasters know how to sing and dance... and bring a smile to your face! The Dancing Weatherman (Hint: ...Wait for it!)   The Rapping Weatherman … [Read more...]

REVIEW Of A Davis Wireless Weather Station: The 6250 Vantage Vue

I'm a weather bug... I simply love watching, tracking, and keeping up with the weather.So when a person like me wants the most up-to-date info on the weather going on in my backyard, I turn to buying my own weather station.My only question was 'which weather station do I buy?' There are so many weather stations on the market, I almost didn't know which one was the best, most reliable, and the most valuable for the money.So let me tell you why I eventually chose a Davis Wireless weather … [Read more...]