From Atlas to Zephyr: Be On the Lookout for Named Winter Storms
Anybody who followed the news or used social media last fall heard about it: The Weather Channel’s decision to name winter storms. Designed to facilitate the sharing and spreading of…
Denver Photographer Behind ‘Colossal Cloud’ Pics
Denver’s not a piddling place. But stack it alongside a colossal cloud that materialized last weekend, and it looks like an itsy-bitsy base camp below an Everest of roiling smoke.…
How Hurricanes And Tropical Storms Are Named
Ana. Bill. Claudette. No, it’s not the list of most popular baby names, but, rather, the names chosen for this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. The practice of naming storms began centuries…
Chicago Rainfall Makes First Half of 2013 Wettest on Record
All the recent downpours have set a record for the first six months of the year for the Chicago area, according to the National Weather Service. From Jan. 1 to…
Vegas Officials Warn Against Leaving Vehicles Vulnerable
Las Vegas police said the hot weather is prompting a recent spike in auto burglaries. A handful of Metro area commands in the north and south Valley have seen an…
Baltimore heat can make summer storms worse, research shows
Does the heat from Baltimore city and surrounding city regions actually affect thunderstorm growth during the summer months? Some research is pointing to yes! Research from a professor from San…
7 Ways to Protect Your Car in Phoenix’s Extreme Heat
It’s no wonder that the Phoenix metro area is called the Valley of the Sun—it’s often so hot, it feels like living on the surface of the sun. The harsh…
Lessons From The World’s First Indoor Hailstorm
Who would take the time to fashion hailstones from a mix of tap water and seltzer water in a special laboratory, and then fire them at a variety of roofs,…
Winter Storm
Don’t be surprised if, a month or so from now, you wake up to a foot of snow dumped overnight by … Zeus! That’s right; this year, for the first…
All You Need to Know About Solar Storms
Six million Canadians mysteriously found themselves without power for more than nine hours on March 13, 1989. The cause? A surprise storm from outer space. That’s right; a powerful geomagnetic…