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.
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.
Above-average winter rain and snow will be falling throughout much of the country thanks to an El Nino weather pattern affecting the United States this year. Bundle up and put those rain boots on!
FEMA for Kids is a safe online resource for games, weather and disaster information. It’s also one of the few kids weather sites that also has fun weather activities for kids online.
Can the weather cause aches and pains and change how we feel? Some believe so.
A Rain Party is Mother Nature’s water park — and it is quite a bit cheaper than going to an actual water park. As long as lightning is absent, cold weather is far away, and your yard can accomodate little feet jumping, dancing, and playing in the rain, a Rain Party just might be the thing to cool off your kids on a hot, summer afternoon!