Lots of fun winter activities that you can enjoy with kids out in the snow. Everything from creating snow art, making snow sculptures, and making snow paintings to making your own backyard skating rink, snow bowling alley, and other fun activities games you can enjoy with kids.
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!
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.
Winter weather can do strange things – like cause extreme blizzards, snow tornadoes, and even weird icy formations. Don’t believe me? Check out these videos! And see why all of this weird winter weather is happening…
Spring weather brings all kinds of amazing sights, including blooming flowers and baby animals. Find out what else spring has in store for nature lovers!
Is a sandstorm the same as a dust storm? How & where do sandstorms occur? What does all the sand that gets blown away during a sand storm go? Answers here!
Check out all the fun you can have with snow crystals, snowflakes, and falling snow!
Have you seen the famous tornado video of a TV film crew taking shelter under an overpass during a tornado? These videos show why an overpass is NOT a good tornado shelter when you’re driving in your car. Overpasses are death traps during tornadoes.
What is lightning temperature like? Try hotter than the sun!
Is heat lightning real? Is there such a thing as heat lightning? See what heat lightning is, what causes it, and why you can’t hear thunder from heat lightning storms.
Hurricane Rita struck the United States during September 23 and 24 2005. Here are some interesting facts, photos, and videos about Hurricane Rita’s aftermath.
When New England fall colors arrive earlier than usual, is it a sign of climate change?
Find out what the Montreal Protocol does and how it has played a vital role in protecting the ozone layer in our atmosphere.
Getting struck by lightning is no joke. Here’s how to avoid getting struck by lighting when you’re outside, as well as extra tips for protecting yourself when you’re indoors during a lightning storm.
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!
An invest storm is the type of tropical weather that certain hurricane data research centers want to learn more about.
On July 11, 2010, those living in parts of the South Pacific will be able to see an amazing solar eclipse. Be sure to check it out on the news!
The 2010 Hurricane Season predictions. Check out how many storms may form this year. Oh, and get ready — forecasters are predicting an active hurricane season…
Hail storms can unleash large, heavy balls of ice that can damage cars and buildings and injure animals and people.
A squall line can produce heavy rain, hail, lightning, strong wind, and tornadoes.
Wind is one of the most important aspects of weather that those involved in the Gulf oil spill cleanup may be most concerned with. If the ocean currents play out like computer models suggest, the oil spill effects could reach the eastern United States — the Atlantic coastline — very soon.
St. Elmo’s Fire is an awe-inspiring weather phenomena which can bring blue or violet glowing streaks to the tops and edges of grounded objects during thunderstorms or when there’s lots of static electricity in the air.
Just as the popular saying goes, April showers really do bring May flowers! Here’s why…
The National Weather Service satellite radar allows you to view cool images of the weather affecting your region. Plus, thanks to NASA satellite photos on the Internet, everybody now has the chance to understand more about our weather and take a look at some pretty cool images!
These 5 tornado videos will remind you of the amazing power and destruction tornadoes can unleash.
Lenticular clouds are strange but beautiful looking clouds. Check out this awesome time-lapse video of lenticular clouds over Mount Rainier, as well as some interesting photos of Lenticular clouds that look like UFO saucers!
Here are 5 funny winter videos that will keep you laughing all the way until the first springtime thaw!
Weather gifts are great for those who love the weather. But if you’re not sure what to give the meteorologists you know and love, check out these awesome weather gift ideas sure to light up the weather bug in your life!
Want to know more about how space weather affects you? The Space Weather Phone and Space Weather Alerts inform you when events like meteor showers, the Northern Lights, and solar flares will be visible for you to see and enjoy from your own backyard!
Stay alert! Winter tornadoes at night tend to happen mostly in the winter. Use these tornado safety tips that could save your life.
Did you know you can turn hot, boiling water into ice crystals in a matter of 1 or 2 seconds? It’s true! You have got to check out this amazing video and see for yourself how neat this is!
See the role that the 3 water states — solid, liquid, and gas — play in weather and meteorology. Plus, see what storm clouds are like and what the sizes and colors of the clouds in the sky can tell us.
Looking back at the true impact of Hurricane Hugo… the damage and destruction 20 years later.
Learn how hurricanes and typhoons form and what you should do if one threatens your area.
The environment can affect our health in many ways. It only seems logical that pain, mood, and general well-being would all be affected by changes in the weather, as that is all part of the environment we live in.
Following are some ways that you can protect your home and your property from a wildfire. Remember, these are things you’ll need to do now… BEFORE a wildfire is present.
Survival tactics and products that can make the difference between whether you and your family survive a hurricane or not.
The types of damage that a Hurricane can cause …and how you can prevent it from happening to your home, your vehicle, or your life!
A tornado room — or safe room — is built inside your home, while a tornado shelter is separate from the home and can either be built underground or above ground. Both rooms and shelters can protect you from winds up to 250 mph and from flying objects moving at 100 mph. By the way, it’s the missile-like flying objects that are the most dangerous effect of tornadoes!
Here we explain the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning, including the different intensities of tornado damage — from F1 to F5 — and what you can expect. Plus how to stay safe during a tornado
Thanks to today’s weather forecasting, it’s now possible to predict and determine pollen count, allergy trends, as well as when & where budding plant activity will likely create breathing difficulties. Here are some of the best online tools for monitoring pollen count and allergens across the country.
Yes, people have died while ice fishing in the late Winter, early Spring. The problem is… it’s too hard to determine the thickness of the ice! Here’s what you need to know about walking on thin ice or ice fishing on thin ice.
Remember, those who are least affected by bad weather are those who plan ahead and are prepared for it. After all, you know it’s coming. Maybe not today, but it will come! Here’s how to be prepared in the event of you lose electricity at your home after a bad storm.
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.
Every winter somewhere in this country an unusually heavy snowfall will result with some buildings collapsing under the extreme weight of snow accumulating on the roof. Though the nightly news may only converge on large industrial or commercial buildings that buckle under the stress, this is indeed a concern that every homeowner needs to take seriously.
A snow house is made very similar to an igloo, except it is rectangular and doesn’t include a roof. Last year, we made 2 snow houses which became castles and forts that all of the kids in the neighborhood enjoyed playing in.
70% of the deaths that take place during a blizzard, happen to people who are traveling during a winter storm. Here’s what to do if your get stuck in your car during a blizzard.
The weather ultimately determines why and how the leaves turn color each Fall. A small change in the weather can easily affect how colorful the leaves will be. Things such as the amount of moisture in the soil, temperature, and even the length of the days affect what colors the leaves will eventually turn — and even the brightness and hue of those colors.
The Dog Days of Summer are legendary, traditional, educational… and hot!
It’s one thing to look up at the lcouds from the ground. It’s another to know how high those clouds are and how many layers of clouds are up there. You can figure that out with a quick glance at a cool weather chart called a SkewT.