Cumulonimbus Clouds & Nimbostratus Clouds: Rain-Makers That Can Bring Severe Weather

Cumulonimbus clouds are a common type of rain-making cloud. Many can climb tens of thousands of feet into the sky and can be seen from dozens of miles away. Any cloud which produces precipitation (like rain, sleet, and snow) are referred to as nimbus clouds, with cumulonimbus clouds and nimbostratus clouds being among the most common of the clouds which produce precipitation.

Winter’s Northern Lights Show Called Aurora Borealis

The Aurora Borealis, also known as The Northern Lights, are a phenomenon usually seen in the skies above the Northern polar regions of planet Earth. Here are photos and videos plus tips for taking your own pictures of The Northern Lights show.

Lightning Strikes: How To Stay Safe During An Electrical Storm

Lightning kills 55% more Americans than tornadoes — which come in at a 41% death rate for Americans. That’s pretty high, so it’s important to take electrical storms very seriously. Here are the simplest tips you should keep in mind during lightning or an electrical storm.

Fun Things To Do With Clouds

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!

Weather Fun For Kids!

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!