A derecho storm is similar to a tornado in that it can be just as damaging, powerful, and deadly. See how a derecho wind storm is different from a tornado — plus photos from derecho storms.
Have you noticed how different the 4 weather seasons are across the United States? The seasons are definitely NOT the same everywhere! It depends on where you live. See when spring starts, when summer starts, when fall starts, when winter starts this year.
For the first time ever, I decided to stay in a hurricane shelter. Here’s why I did and what I’ve learned about staying at an emergency shelter during a storm. Plus expert tips to help you decide whether you should stay put at home or evacuate in a hurricane.
Have you heard about a major storm being declared the next Category 6 hurricane? That’s fake news! There are only 5 official hurricane categories. See why Category 6 hurricanes don’t exist.
We’ve all heard lightning myths that just aren’t true. I’m going to debunk 7 of them right now…. Here are 7 lightning FACTS you need to know to stay safe — both inside your home and outside or in your car.
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.
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!
One of my friends describes her scary experience of being struck by lightning during pregnancy. And I have some lightning safety tips if you’re caught outside.
See how to interpret dew point & relative humidity numbers that you see on weather reports. Here’s how they relate to the heat index (the “feels like” temp).
Find out how and why El Nino forms, what it means for our climate, the type of weather it brings, and how it affects us in ways you might not even realize.
The most dangerous weather events are lightning, tornadoes, winter storms, extreme heat & floods. These 31 deadly weather facts prove it! Protect yourself.
Where is Tornado Alley? What about Dixie Alley, Hoosier Alley and Carolina Alley? Here’s an updated Tornado Alley map plus Tornado Alley facts & safety tips
What color are tornadoes? What makes the tornado noise that sounds like a freight train? Does it really rain frogs during tornadoes? Plus 17 other tornado facts to answer all your tornado questions.
Wondering how and why lake effect snow forms? Here are the answers you’ve been looking for, plus some fun lake effect snow trivia.
Wind damage can be caused by many types of weather storms, including hurricanes and tornadoes. Here are the types of scales that meteorologists and other weather scientists use to measure winds from storms, plus how they measure the damage that is sustained.
Do you know what a dry heat is and how might affect your health? Here’s what dry heat is and how to protect yourself.
A tropical depression is an area of tropical weather that’s stormy, centralized, can pack winds up to 38 miles per hour, and can often become a stronger system like a tropical storm, hurricane, or typhoon.
Stay alert! Winter tornadoes at night tend to happen mostly in the winter. Use these tornado safety tips that could save your life.
See what the experts say you should pack for evacuation. Then compare that to what I packed when I was forced to evacuate recently.