Planning a trip to see the Aurora Borealis? Watching nature’s amazing light show up close is an exciting and fun adventure for your bucket list! I have a few tips for planning your Northern Lights trip including — where you can see Aurora Borealis in the U.S. (the best cities & parks with an unobstructed view of the night sky), the best time of the year & time of the day to see the Northern Lights, and the best apps & sites to help you plan your Northern Lights trip.
Fun Weather Stuff
Want to know how to save a snowflake? Learning all about the weather can be super fun! Here you'll find everything you want to know about working at a weather station to learning some fun snow trivia. Enjoy some laughs while watching our videos of meteorologists and the funny things they say and other fun weather stuff!
Fun Halloween costume ideas for a weatherman (or a weatherman wannabee). Think along these lines: hurricane, sun, flood, mother nature, global warming, earth day, hail, clouds, snow globe, el nino, weatherman, tsunami, rain, snow, mother earth, blizzard, lightning, wind, stormy weather, rainbow, tornado, weather forecast, snowman, snowflake, wind turbine and solar panel costume ideas!
Planning to watch an eclipse soon? Me too! Here’s what to look for when buying solar eclipse glasses, how to make a pinhole viewer that’s safe for watching a solar eclipse, and the ONLY time that it’s safe to view a solar eclipse with your naked eyes.
Here’s what it’s like being a meteorologist. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of weather TV stations to see the type of meteorology equipment they use to predict the weather and what they do every day at work. Plus tips to help you become a meteorologist or weather person some day.
Winter weather can do strange things – like cause extreme blizzards, snow tornadoes, and even weird icy formations. Don’t believe me? Check out these videos! And see why all of this weird winter weather is happening…
Want the best chance of seeing colorful autumn leaves? Here are 4 fun, easy tips that help me find great fall foliage color every year!
Spring weather brings all kinds of amazing sights, including blooming flowers and baby animals. Find out what else spring has in store for nature lovers!
What’s the Waffle House Index? Why do we rush to buy milk & eggs before a storm? How do restaurants fare during bad weather? How is Wawa helping first responders?
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.
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.
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?
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.
Have you ever seen a sun halo? They’re actually quite rare. See what causes a sun halo, the shapes that sun halos take on, and what a sun halo really means.
When is tornado season? What causes tornadoes? Are overpasses safe if you’re in your car during a tornado? Find answers to these tornado questions and more.
Tips for viewing these 4 amazing sky events WITHOUT a telescope: Aurora Borealis, Solar Eclipses, Lunar Eclipses, and Meteor Showers!
See why a Galileo thermometer makes the perfect gift for any weather geek and learn more about how this unique invention works.
Want to impress your friends around the fireplace? Throw some amazing snow facts their way. Here are 20 fun snow facts!
What’s the chance of an asteroid impact here on Earth? Find out the odds, learn about the objects that are threatening our planet, and find out how you can track asteroids on your own!
Is the summer pool weather forecast looking good? Before you break out your swim suit, see how to avoid pool water illness. These tips might make you think twice about diving into just any swimming pool!
The Weather Channel has begun naming winter storms, which has caused a stir in the weather community. Why has the Weather Channel decided to name winter storms, and why does one weather watcher think they should ice the idea? Find out a flurry of details here.
Weather clubs are a great place to meet other people who enjoy meteorology, learn about using home weather stations, find out more about recent weather topics, and much more.
Tracking the International Space Station can be a fun hobby for young and old alike. With the many websites that track the ISS as it flies high overhead, you’ll know when it will be visible over your neck of the woods.
Starry Night is a fun online tool that explains exactly which stars and planets are appearing right now above your house (or hotel, or boat, or camping tent… or wherever you might be). In our case, it’s our hot tub! Have fun discovering the stars and planets overhead…