How to prepare for a snowstorm
By: Sybil Fulk
Whether you live in the country or the city, a house or an apartment, it is important to be prepared for a snowstorm. Taking time to prepare, will be a crucial part of facing the storm in comfort. Power Outages Power outages happen often in...
By: Sam Smart
Sometimes on a humid day, a thunderstorm forms and dumps sheets of rain in no time. That can be heavy enough for the National Weather Service to prompt a flash flood warning due to rising rivers or severe puddles on the ground and roads. Some...
By: Srikanth Radhakrishna
The scientific study of the atmosphere is known as meteorology. Prediction of the weather through application of the principles of physics and meteorology is known as weather forecasting. Experts in the field of meteorology save lives and property by providing timely warnings regarding events like...
The science behind predicting the weather
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Meteorology is the science of predicting the weather. As with many of the sciences, many overlap into other sciences. In learning how to predict the weather, a person needs to know about geography and climate for a particular area as well as how to read...
An introduction to a tornado watch
By: Keith Hamburger
During spring, summer and fall throughout much of the United States tornado watches are quite common. Knowing exactly what is meant when a tornado watch is issued and what do do when your region is under such a watch is important to you and your...
By: Kristina Kropat
Spring of 2011 will go down in history as the season of tornadoes. Most Americans are aware of the devastation in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Joplin, Missouri, Oklahoma City and many other locales, caused by this powerful weather phenomena. Tornadoes have been a part of life for...
By: Barbara Stanley
"Hurricane season affects the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico from June through November, though most severe storms occur between August and October," according to the Travel Channel. Hurricane season can be extremely stressful for the average person. Due to the latest technology, hurricane landfall...
By: Ronnie Egerton
The most important thing for the elderly to remember when a hurricane is approaching is to stay calm. Remember that you have the advantage of life experience and common sense that will carry you through this emergency. The next thing you need to do depends...
By: Emmett Saigal
With constantly changing climates and more frequent extreme weather conditions, Tropical Storms have claimed the lives of thousands in recent years. As well of the hefty loss of life, immense damage to property is also recorded every year. This has occurred most notably in the...
Natural disasters: How to survive a tornado
By: Kathy Trower
Tornado weather can be difficult to predict. Tornado warnings can pinpoint an area, but not the exact time and location that a twister will set down. There are many places that are located in an area where tornadoes are frequent. They are known as "tornado...

 

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