St. Elmo’s Fire is an awe-inspiring weather phenomena which can bring blue or violet glowing streaks to the tops and edges of grounded objects during thunderstorms or when there’s lots of static electricity in the air.
World climate change means the many of the beautiful places we know and love are changing. Now’s your chance to see some of the 100 places Newsweek magazine thinks may soon look and feel different… or disappear altogether.
Just as the popular saying goes, April showers really do bring May flowers! Here’s why…
There are some more dramatic climate change pictures — check out what’s melting in Glacier National Park in Montana…
Getting a good temperature forecast is easy with this great online weather tool…
The National Weather Service satellite radar allows you to view cool images of the weather affecting your region. Plus, thanks to NASA satellite photos on the Internet, everybody now has the chance to understand more about our weather and take a look at some pretty cool images!
Here are 5 fun sun facts that will heat up your interest in the star that keeps us warm from afar.
What’s perfect swimming weather? Check out what most people consider comfortable air temperatures and water temperatures for swimming — then break out your goggles and snorkel!
Flood cleanup is necessary for many of us at various times throughout the year. Be it a hurricane, severe storm, or a spring snow melt caused flooding, the problem is always just as bad. After all, floods mean serious business. Check out 10 tips to help make flood cleanup a safer and easier task.
A weather model is one of the most important tools in making a weather forecast. Now you can make your own weather forecasts using weather models from the National Weather Service!
As seen in the often-inaccurate 7-day forecasts and off-the-mark hurricane predictions, weather forecasting is still an imperfect science. Meteorologists, however, will keep on trying to do a better job as our understanding of the weather and improvements in technology make weather forecasting more accurate.
Bored? Not a great day to be outdoors? You can stay entertained indoors with these challenging and fun weather quiz tests.
Climate changes are occurring rapidly in many parts of the world, causing significant impacts to the homes and well-being of many types of animals. Now, there is a list of 10 animals scientists are monitoring especially closely as the climate change continues.
Cold fronts always bring cooler weather, but they don’t always bring storms and clouds. Find out which type of cold fronts bring the rain and snow and what types of cold fronts leave you high and dry.
Here’s some good news — 2009 was a relatively good year in terms of the climate disaster occurrence numbers. There were fewer climate disasters and fewer deaths because of them in 2009 than in 2008.
These 5 tornado videos will remind you of the amazing power and destruction tornadoes can unleash.
Lenticular clouds are strange but beautiful looking clouds. Check out this awesome time-lapse video of lenticular clouds over Mount Rainier, as well as some interesting photos of Lenticular clouds that look like UFO saucers!
Winter means we tend to get cold hands and feet, slip and fall on ice, and risk getting windburn. Check out some of the ways to combat these 3 common winter weather worries.
Snowicane, snowpocalypse, and snowmageddon are all words to describe the big snow blizzard that struck the United States. Perhaps those words are nothing more than hype, but one thing’s for sure: more snow storms are a sign of global warming
Dust storms are caused by wind sweeping up dry soil. These dust storms can move massive amounts of debris for hundreds of miles and cause tremendous devastation.
Driving in bad weather is a cause of many auto accidents, but here are some tips that’ll help prevent bad weather car crashes and keep you safe on the road.
A storm & kids often don’t get along too well. After all, many kids hate being stuck indoors, and some young children are scared of storms. But here are a few activities that will be sure to keep kids entertained during the next storm.
NASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder is a device that is able to measure greenhouse gases, giving us more information on the agents that many scientists believe is a key aspect of global warming.
Snow paint is an exciting way to have fun in the snow!
Tornadoes have been striking throughout the course of recorded United States history. But the 10 tornado events known as the deadliest to strike the nation killed people and destroyed homes by the dozens — and sadly hundreds.