Space junk has been gathering in orbit since humans launched the first satellite in 1957. Today, there’s more orbital debris than you’d imagine. Here’s why.
Years ago, many climate scientists talked about global cooling, yet today they discuss global warming. Here’s some of the science behind the climate debate.
Find out how and why El Nino forms, what it means for our climate, the type of weather it brings, and how it affects us in ways you might not even realize.
Road ice is dangerous not just during the winter but all year long! Here’s how to drive on ice in 5 scenarios: snow, sleet, black ice, hail, and manmade ice.
Have you ever seen & heard lightning and thunder during a snowstorm? That’s thundersnow! See how thundersnow storms are different from regular thunderstorms
Want to know when and where the first snow will fall according to this year’s snow forecast? Here’s the inside scoop…
A Supermoon is when the sun and moon are directly opposite of each other. Here are future Supermoon dates, plus 5 little-known facts about Supermoons!
There are 4 main fall foliage regions across the United States. See which fall foliage map is the best for tracking colorful autumn leaves near you.
Curious what the different types of clouds are and what they mean weather-wise? This handy Cloud Guide – with photos – will help you become a cloud expert!
The most dangerous weather events are lightning, tornadoes, winter storms, extreme heat & floods. These 31 deadly weather facts prove it! Protect yourself.
Is a sandstorm the same as a dust storm? How & where do sandstorms occur? What does all the sand that gets blown away during a sand storm go? Answers here!
Want to see how close lightning is? Use a lightning map! Here are some FREE lightning strike maps, apps, and guides to help you keep an eye on the lightning.
One of the best tools to help you assess your risk of getting a sunburn is the UV index scale. I’ve come to learn that the UV index is just as important to pay attention to as any other part of the weather forecast on TV or online. But what, exactly, is the UV index scale […]
Where is Tornado Alley? What about Dixie Alley, Hoosier Alley and Carolina Alley? Here’s an updated Tornado Alley map plus Tornado Alley facts & safety tips
These lightning safety tips could save your life! Here’s how to protect yourself from lightning strikes – especially if you’re stuck outside during a storm.
What color are tornadoes? What makes the tornado noise that sounds like a freight train? Does it really rain frogs during tornadoes? Plus 17 other tornado facts to answer all your tornado questions.
Hearing loud booms outside? Probably an ice quake. Here’s what you need to know about ice quakes & other things that can cause loud booms during the winter.
Know what causes white lines in the sky behind airplanes? They’re contrails, not chemtrails! So, what is cloud seeding and how does it affect the weather?
Wondering how and why lake effect snow forms? Here are the answers you’ve been looking for, plus some fun lake effect snow trivia.
Why is there so much media buzz about the polar vortex? How is a polar vortex related to blizzards, nor’easters, and winter weather? What you need to know.
Winter driving is dangerous. Reduce the risk to you and your loved ones by taking precautions now. These essential winter driving tips could save your life!
If you have a mostly sedentary lifestyle, then snow shoveling can be deadly! See how shoveling snow can be so dangerous, plus tips to prevent a heart attack
Looking for a great fall foliage map, so you can track autumn colors near you or in places where you might be traveling? Here are the best fall leaf maps.
Looking for a home weather station to help you monitor and forecast the weather? These 3 home weather stations are the top ones that I recommend.
Many people don’t really know what causes the seasons or what the brightest star in the sky is. These science facts may astound you!