Wondering the difference between partly cloudy and mostly sunny? Or mostly cloudy and partly sunny? Here are the official definitions for all forms of cloud coverage in the sky, according to the National Weather Service.
Are you interested in meteorology and forecasting weather? Here’s what it’s like being a meteorologist. Here you'll also find the best tools to help you interpret the UV index scale and other cool forecasting apps and programs.
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 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!
Do you pay attention to the hurricane forecast each year? There are 5 important new storm forecast changes for hurricane season. See what the changes are, why they were made, and how they affect you.
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.
Wondering… is it going to rain today? And if so… what time is it going to rain today? There’s a website that literally tells you YES or NO – based on where you are. Here are the best rain forecast sites and smart phone apps.
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!
I’m a weather bug living in Hurricane Alley, and I recently bought a Midland WR-120 weather radio. Here’s why I think it’s one of the best weather radios.
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.
Want to know when and where the first snow will fall according to this year’s snow forecast? Here’s the inside scoop…
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.
Curious what the different types of clouds are and what they mean weather-wise? This handy Cloud Guide – with photos – will help you become a cloud expert!
One of the best tools to help you assess your risk of getting a sunburn is the UV index scale. I’ve come to learn that the UV index is just as important to pay attention to as any other part of the weather forecast on TV or online. But what, exactly, is the UV index scale […]
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.
Want to get the latest fall outlook? Here’s where to find it, and how to make your own fall weather report.
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.
Want to know what the wind chill is outside? Or how close you are to lightning? These online weather calculators are FREE! There are even some FUN ones in here — like the Crickets Chirping Calculator. Did you know that you can tell the temperature by entering the number of cricket chirps you hear, and the season? Simply plug in the numbers you know and these weather calculators do the rest to help you discover the information you need.
Here are 5 tips to help you install and use a home weather station.
Anybody can study and enjoy meteorology. In fact, thousands of people are self-declared amateur meteorologists!
Finding a good online hurricane tracker is simple with these tips. You’ll know where the next hurricane is forming, and where it’s headed by using one of these storm trackers or hurricane trackers.
What’s a chance of rain really mean? Find out more about what a chance of rain means in a local forecast.
You’ve gotta see these hilarious videos of funny weathermen singing, dancing, and doing their best to bring some chuckles to the weather forecast. This is worth checking out!
Let me share with you why I’m the very happy owner of a Davis Wireless Weather Station…
The jet stream is one of the most key elements in determining our weather. Find out how the jet stream works, where it’s found in the atmosphere, and some of the very important roles it plays in driving our weather.