How do you feel about gambling on the weather? Now you can buy weather insurance to protect you from delays and cancellations due to bad weather! Think: rain insurance, snow insurance, temperature insurance, wind insurance, severe adverse weather and event cancellation, as well as travel insurance and trip insurance.
The Dog Days of Summer are legendary, traditional, educational… and hot!
We usually think of summer as that time between Memorial Day at the end of May and Labor Day in the beginning of September. Officially, that’s not really the case though. Here’s more about ‘the first day of summer’… and for that matter, ‘the first day of winter’. We’ll try to make sense of what’s going on during summer solstice and winter solstice.
Big storms like hurricanes are really tough to explain to kids. Here are some great websites which help kids learn about hurricanes, including hurricane safety and hurricane preparedness.
Here are 3 examples where the color of a cloud, combined with the thickness of that cloud, can give you some idea of what’s going on weather-wise in the skies behind it. These are scattered cumulus clouds, towering cumulus clouds, and scattered cumulus clouds.
You’ve seen storm chasers and weather spotters featured on the local and national news. Plenty of times, right? Ever wonder how you can become an official weather spotter for the National Weather Service? Well, I did it. I became an NOAA weather spotter. Here’s how…
On a blue sky day, with white billowy clouds overhead, and some fun ‘props’ at hand, let your imagination run wild to create your own photo masterpieces. Here are a few examples of unique cloud pictures that you can create yourself!
Who knew that there was a difference between the concepts of alternate fuel and alternate energy? Not many people on Planet Earth! We have made ourselves so dependent upon power from fossil fuel sources, that the entire world is being held captive by a very few oil-rich countries. How did these few sources come to have so
much and other countries so little? They got it by eminent domain — it was on their land when they arrived.
Soon, the FCC will begin broadcasting emergency alerts via text messages on cellphones nationwide. Think: hurricane warnings, Amber alerts, terrorist attacks, earthquakes, tornadoes, and more. This is a good thing. Here’s why…
Climate Change is happening, but is it our fault? A recent conference in New York City sought to answer that question. But, the conference was largely ignored by the major media outlets. Why?
It’s one thing to look up at the lcouds from the ground. It’s another to know how high those clouds are and how many layers of clouds are up there. You can figure that out with a quick glance at a cool weather chart called a SkewT.
Are you looking for a good and affordable rain gauge. Here’s a look at some of the gauges available here on the web.
Perspective is a funny thing! The ‘beauty’ of snow if very much a matter of perspective, and here’s a funny story highlighting that fact…
Ever wonder what all of those numbers and symbols on weather maps mean? Here’s what you need to know and how to read a weather map…
Keep track of the latest articles, books and websites about Climate Change.
Do you want to track the big thunderstorms just like the pros? You can using the links found here!
You MUST have a NOAA Weather Radio. You simply MUST. Here’s why, plus the best weather radios to choose from.
Need a good local forecast? Planning a trip and need to know how to pack? Want to see some nice weather maps? This is your article!
Can it really get too cold to snow? That age-old question is answered in this article by Weatherman Tim.
Here’s my Super Bowl prediction! It’s highly scientific and has been proven to be accurate 50% of the time!
The global warming debate gets hotter as two respected scientists battle it out in a debate in front of a group of meteorologists.
Strong wind can make a cold day feel even colder by robbing heat from the human body. Here’s the formula used by the National Weather Service and a link to the wind chill calculator.
Here are some tips to help you get prepared in the event cold weather rudely barges in to your neighborhood. Here, you’ll find everything from tips to stay warm, to a list of links to online stores selling cold weather gear.
Count on TheFunTimesGuide to Weather to give you the first score prediction for Super Bowl XLII! The super-secret scientific formula is revealed here.
Why does it rain when the relative humidity is less than 100%? Here’s a quick explanation!