You’ve always heard the air has weight, but how do we really know that? Here are couple of quick examples of how air pressure works.
Looking for some great pictures of the Amazing Skies above us? NASA has some great photos from space!
Kids can have a lot of fun learning about weather and the power of nature. Children can learn from respected sources about Hurricanes and tornadoes… weather safety and emergency procedures… and everything in between!
On clear nights, the International Space Station is often visible to the naked eye. Follow the step by step directions in this story to watch humans in space!
A brief history of Global Warming sounds a bit oxymoronic, but we’ve found a relatively short book, written in relatively easy to understand language, from which you can get a decent foundation of history, science, politics on this hot topic.
Predicting the Super Bowl winner can be tricky business. So, why not use weather as your baseline? Here’s a surefire formula to predict the winner of any football game. This formula has been proven to work . . . about 50% of the time!
Where are the coldest places on earth? One of the cold spots is closer to home than you might think!
Have you ever wondered what causes that ring around the moon at night? Here’s why you see a Halo around the moon.
It may seem like common knowledge to most Americans, but a few southerners have no experiences with things like Snow Drifts. So, for the drift impaired, here’s a quick explainer.
It’s hard to know who to believe about Global Warming. We know the planet is warming, but how much of the warming is caused by humans? We’re all searching for answers.
What is Hoarfrost and why does it form? WeathermanTim takes a look at a process called sublimation, something which can lead to a beautiful morning!
What are the chances of a white Christmas at your house? Statistics and forecasts help us figure that out.
Ever wonder why we get freezing rain instead of snow? Here’s a look at the simple explanation behind winter’s most dangerous form of precipitation: ice!
What we consider ‘normal’ temperature is really anything but normal. Here’s an explanation of what ‘normal’ in terms of the weather really means.
Do you know the differences between low pressure vs high pressure in terms of the weather? Here’s a detailed explanation of each…
What is fog? Here is a weatherman’s explanation of fog — which is really just a big cloud sitting on the ground.
Wind blows because of differences in air pressure or pressure gradient. The bigger the gradient, the stronger the wind. Here’s more about why the wind blows…
Have you seen gropple before? It’s also known as graupel or snow pellets. It’s a strange combination of snow and sleet and ice falling from the sky.
Here are the best instructions I could find for making temporary roof repairs in the event that a storm — like a hurricane or tornado — has crossed paths with your house. See how to fix your damaged roof using a tarp and some boards.
The one-of-a-kind water escape tool that everyone’s talking about is the Life Hammer. You can use it to escape from a car accident or use it to rescue someone else who’s trapped in their vehicle. I’m getting a Life Hammer for friends & relatives this Christmas.
Kids making snowman like only little kids know how… cute and small.
An example of government dollars hard at work — a snow plow shoveling show.
As a tribute to some of the most creative snow artists alive… Check out these awesome pictures of snow men, snow women, and snow people… just doin’ what snowmen do best: Hangin’ out and enjoying the snow!
Do you know how long you can survive without food? Without shelter? Without water? Without air? You should teach everyone in your family The Rule of Threes in case you ever find yourself stranded and seeking rescue.
Here’s a little fun you can have with a penguin who writes your message in the snow.