My goal as a weather geek was to find out some basic info and facts on winter storms so that I could better understand what folks up North have to put up with for months out of the year.
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Check out all the fun you can have with snow crystals, snowflakes, and falling snow!
Tell the kids: NORAD tracks Santa! Find out how you can join in the fun Christmas Eve and watch Santa deliver toys to children all over the world.
The ozone layer is found in the stratosphere and helps protect us from ultra violet light. Find out about the ozone hole and how nations around the world are helping to fix it.
Here are 5 facts about the deadly and powerful Storm of the Century.
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.
The Little Ice Age brought about a major climate change and centuries of cooler weather — including the ‘Year Without A Summer.’
Record temperatures are usually either hot or cold. Here are 10 record temperatures from both sides of the thermometer.
Ice crystals can create beautiful images in the sky, like sun dogs, halos, and sun pillars.
Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) are an extremely important factor in what drives the weather affecting you throughout the year.
Flood cleanup is necessary for many of us at various times throughout the year. Be it a hurricane, severe storm, or a spring snow melt caused flooding, the problem is always just as bad. After all, floods mean serious business. Check out 10 tips to help make flood cleanup a safer and easier task.
Bored? Not a great day to be outdoors? You can stay entertained indoors with these challenging and fun weather quiz tests.
Winter means we tend to get cold hands and feet, slip and fall on ice, and risk getting windburn. Check out some of the ways to combat these 3 common winter weather worries.
I love walking in the winter after a fresh snowfall. The sights are marvelous. It reminds me of the song Walking in a Winter Wonderland. There is so much beautiful winter scenery. I thought I’d share some of my favorite snow photos with you.
Snowicane, snowpocalypse, and snowmageddon are all words to describe the big snow blizzard that struck the United States. Perhaps those words are nothing more than hype, but one thing’s for sure: more snow storms are a sign of global warming
Snow paint is an exciting way to have fun in the snow!
Here are 5 funny winter videos that will keep you laughing all the way until the first springtime thaw!
Each snow flake that falls every winter is a unique and delicate work of Mother Nature. While research on snowflakes is still emerging, we didn’t know much about snowflakes at all until William Bentley dedicated much of his life to snow flake research a century ago.
Winter weather brings snow — and the opportunity to build a snow sculpture! Snow sculptures are fun to make and easy, especially if you have the right tools. If you think you have what it takes to build some really good snow sculptures, you may even want to enter a snow sculpting contest!
Making fake snow is easier than you think — and it’s a great way to give kids something fun to do when Old Man Winter doesn’t look to be sending any real snow your way!
Funny snowman pictures always make us happy. Check out some of these snowman pictures sure to bring a smile to your day.
Winter is a fun time of year for making snowpeople, snowballs, snow angels, and enjoying hot cocoa by a warm fireplace. But shoveling snow, being outdoors in the cold, and surviving freezing temperatures poses a whole set of special health risks. Heed these winter health tips and help save your life.
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!
LED traffic lights might save money on the power bill, but in the winter they may cost your life. Find out why LED traffic signals may be dangerous during the winter and what may be done about this sticky problem.