Why a good water year can reverse several years of drought
By: Rex Trulove
Few people enjoy a drought, but they do happen. Sometimes they can linger for years. Many people may be puzzled why a good water year can reverse the effects of several years of drought. The answer is both interesting and enlightening. Drought cause It is...
Should Scientists be Allowed to Control the Weather
By: Daniel Cloud
Scientists should not be playing God by manipulating the weather to divert hurricanes away from major cities. Many scientists and researchers have the ultimate goal of controlling the earth’s atmosphere as if it were a simple science experiment. or the High Frequency Active Auroral...
Strange weather: What pyrocumulus clouds are and how they are formed
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Pyrocumulus clouds are dense cumulus clouds which form due to surface heating. Pyrocumulus clouds are created by fire either from a volcanic eruption or a wildfire. These clouds are usually found anywhere between 2,000 to 30,000 feet above the ground, and they're created...
By: Cameron Scott
A fire whirl is a vertical vortex of flame. They're sometimes called fire tornadoes, but that's not really accurate. A tornado always forms top-down, while the most common types of fire whirl rise up and out of the fire the same way a dust devil...
Overview of the ice ages
By: vinesh thakersee
The Ice Age, contrary to what we believe, has not ended; we are currently in the Holocene epoch, an interglacial, when the climate has warmed and most of the ice sheets have retreated, with the remaining glaciers being confined to Greenland and Antarctica. In the...
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Noctilucent clouds (NLCs), also known as night shining clouds, are tenuous high altitude clouds. NLCs are the highest clouds in the Earth´s atmosphere, and are usually too faint to be seen. NLCs can be seen illuminated by the sun´s rays just after sunset...
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Ground fog is a collection of water droplets in the air that forms at ground surface. Fog at ground surface can reduce visibility to about 1 km (62 miles). Most ground fog forms near a body of water (lake, ocean, river, etc.), humid ground...
By: Jordan Millsap
Tornadoes can happen anytime of the year and anywhere, but there are a few areas that are more prone to getting tornadoes like the plains, Ohio River valley and the Gulf coast. Being prepared for a tornado is very important, but knowing when tornado is...
Types of tornadoes
By: Jordan Millsap
Tornado season in the United States is generally from the spring to the summer and can happen anywhere. When people think of tornadoes, they think of destructive funnels of wind destroying small towns to nothing more than a flat surface and throwing cows from point...
Types of tornadoes
By: Kimberly Napier
There are many different kinds of tornadoes. They can be narrow, cylindrical, cone or wedged in shape. A supercell tornado is the offspring of a supercell thunderstorm. These storms have a continuous updraft of air which also rotates. These produce the wedged-shaped tornadoes that remain...

 

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