It’s December and the 2009 hurricane season is now officially over. It came and went with relatively little in the way of serious weather, at least for most United States citizens. It’s never too early to start preparing for the next hurricane season — which begins June 1st.
Fabric storm panels are an effective alternative to plywood and metal when preparing your home for an attack by a hurricane. Be sure you start preparing for NEXT hurricane season now!
Thunderstorm avoidance is one of the most important skills any pilot can learn. Here are the ways that pilots avoid thunderstorms when flying the plane.
One of the most important things you can have in your home is a survival kit that will help keep you and your loved ones safe when severe weather strikes. Here’s what to include in your home survival kit.
Getting a weather forecast that is accurate to 9 days out can be difficult. Getting a 6-month or year-long weather forecast leaves even more room for error. Yet, meteorologists are trying to make these types of long range weather forecasts and predictions anyhow.
Scholastic — the major children’s book publisher — is offering kids a chance to control the weather with their new interactive weather maker online. It’s fun for kids of all ages!
These weather coloring books for kids will give your youngster many hours of great weather fun, as well as a good introduction to the world of meteorology.
Watching a meteor shower is one of the most exciting and even awe-inspiring celestial events to watch. Meteors can almost always be seen streaking across the sky somewhere. They happen rather frequently. Here’s when to see the next meteor shower.
Some scientists believe that another Ice Age will happen again someday in the future. However, miniature ice ages — or short periods of cooling — can occur due to natural events like volcanoes.
A cold front is a boundary area between warm air and cooler air. See how the wind changes, temperature changes, and weather changes overall during a cold front.
Did you know you can turn hot, boiling water into ice crystals in a matter of 1 or 2 seconds? It’s true! You have got to check out this amazing video and see for yourself how neat this is!
If you see a prism effect of colors in the sky, is it a rainbow, a sundog, or a parhelion? Here’s how to tell the difference, plus tips for viewing sun dogs in the sky.
See the role that the 3 water states — solid, liquid, and gas — play in weather and meteorology. Plus, see what storm clouds are like and what the sizes and colors of the clouds in the sky can tell us.
A snow fence can actually force snow drifts to form someplace else — keeping your driveway, car, or house free of a snow drift. Here’s what you need to know about snow fencing.
The NOAA reports the Arctic ice cap continues to see melting, rising temperatures, and a thawing future. How does this affect the public’s outlook on global warming?
El Nino is a weather pattern which usually peaks during the winter months of the northern hemisphere. This weather pattern involves interaction between the ocean and the atmosphere, resulting in warmer waters in major areas of the Pacific Ocean. When that happens, global weather patterns will be affected.
Some snow trivia for you. Plus, some fun things to do with the kids to enjoy the wintry weather.
Old ship logs give us a glimpse of our climate’s past. Of course, any look back at the changes our world climate has undergone over hundreds of years is going to spark a debate about global warming.
While Indian Summer is not the formal name of any time of year, it is a commonly used expression that describes the sunny, warm days of fall after the color of the leaves start to change and after a frost, but before any snowfall has occurred. See when Indian Summers occur, where they occur, and what they signify.
Looking back at the true impact of Hurricane Hugo… the damage and destruction 20 years later.
Along with the fun you and your kids will have studying fall colors, recording the weather, and trying to guess what Mother Nature may bring next… your kids may also have the foundation of a blue-ribbon winning science project for the next school fair!
Can the weather cause aches and pains and change how we feel? Some believe so.
Find out more about the two types of sunblock, what SPF ratings really mean, and what the difference is between sunblock and sunscreen.
Perhaps you’re wondering how the weather affects fall colors and how foliage actually changes colors in the fall. Here are some tips.
Learn how hurricanes and typhoons form and what you should do if one threatens your area.