The relationship between the jet stream and severe weather events
By: Daniah Hathaway
The Jet Stream, Gulf Stream, Polar Shifts and Global Climate Change Are the two connected? Yes I firmly believe they are. What is happening to the jet stream is similar in ways to what is happening to the Gulf Stream. Both are being affected by...
How Sahara dust storms impede the destructive nature of hurricanes
By: Leonard Konis
Before the start of each Hurricane Season (June 1 - November 30 5), meteorological forecasters predict the number and intensity of hurricanes (Hurricanes classified from a category one to a five. Most destructive hurricane sustained winds greater than 155 miles per hour. 9), based...
By: Ray Langley
When Does Monsoon Start and End in Arizona? The Arizona Monsoon starts mid July and is a welcome break from the full summer heat. The effects of the Monsoon can look statistically severe, but the intensive rains only last until mid August. While the Monsoon...
By: Jimmy Flatbush
The July 19, 2006 storm started as a small super cell along the Minnesota-Iowa border. The super cell dropped across eastern Iowa along a stationary cool front, where it developed into a squall line heading for the Illinois State capitol of Springfield. The storm appeared...
Hurricane Earl path leads toward N.C. and Nova Scotia
By: Bruce Tyson
As meteorologists watch Hurricane Earl, communities in North Carolina and Massachusetts prepare for possible evacuations if conditions warrant, although forecasts now suggest that Nova Scotia will bear the brunt of its landfall. Coastal regions should only have to deal with strong wind and heavy rain...
By: Leigh Goessl
Hurricane season is typically somewhat predictable due to modern tools able to detect and track hurricanes. What is not usually predictable is how a hurricane will afflict a vulnerable area which is prone to these severe storms. Unfortunately hurricanes have strong potential to create a...
By: Suzanne Rose
A hurricane is no light matter. You will want to take the proper precautions as Hurricane Earl approaches the eastern coast of the United States. The following are tips on how to prepare for this powerful force of nature. Evacuate if ordered to do so...
Hurricane formation in the Northern hemisphere
By: Janet Dunn
Each year in the Atlantic Ocean off of Africa’s west coast the prime conditions for the formation of hurricanes that affect the northern hemisphere of the United State comes to life. Between June 1st and November 30th the Sahara Desert being one of the...
What is a hailstorm
By: Jesse Vorton
Hailstones are the precipitation that falls from the sky in the form of a circular and or an oddly shaped lump of ice. They often can vary in size; some being only the size of a kernel; some great in size as an orange. The...
Dangers of wind chills
By: Punky Austin
The effect of wind on the cold air temperature is called the wind chill. In the winter months people need to not only be aware of the temperature but also the wind chill before going outside. The greater the wind speed the faster we lose...

 

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