Researcher reports that man-made clouds are inducing global warming
By: Terrence Aym
Does global warming exist? Is it caused by man? If warming is caused by human activity, what activities are those?According to NOAA and NASA reports, global warming stopped in 1997. Since then the global temperatures have remained the same or cooled slightly. The evidence...
By: Maria C Collins
Most people hate severe winters; the long, cold, grey days do not encourage outdoor activities. Travel difficulties and delays make commuters late for work and late home. Elderly people worry about falling in the icy, snowy weather. Winter fuel bills are horrendous. It seems that...
By: Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman
Weather records and predictions have always been a fascination with many. For some, like our nation’s farmers and businesses, weather predictions were practically a necessity. Farmers would time their crops using the Almanac. Thomas Jefferson recorded the weather daily. In 1845 the telegraph made...
By: Lane Olinghouse
Having an understanding of blizzard conditions can spell the difference between surviving such a winter storm situation and succumbing to its forces. Although blizzards do not carry the same devastatingly destructive power of hurricanes, they can and do affect large expanses of a region as...
By: Cameron Scott
The only difference between a blizzard warning and a blizzard watch is time. A blizzard watch is issued when a blizzard is expected within the next 36 hours. A blizzard warning is issued when a blizzard is on your doorstep. You could say the watch...
By: Cameron Scott
It's hard to imagine a blizzard if you've never experienced one. During the blizzard of 1977, roads and cities shut down for hundreds of kilometres in every direction. The snow just wouldn't stop falling. Young children were pushed off their feet and pinned against fences...
What causes clouds to sometimes appear black
By: James Soule
There is a lot of speculation on the web on why a cloud appears black at times. This article will hopefully shed some light on cloud colors and the cause and effect of light refraction and how refraction affects the way we see things. Some...
What causes clouds to sometimes appear black
By: Dawn Worzala
Normally, there are those black clouds that will give you one of a few clues that is going to rain. The research is that anytime that there is water, land, and sea the sun will melt the water. The dew point happens to call when...
By: Thomas Baldwin
Do you know what do heating cooling degree weather forecasts mean? Degree days refer to a special kind of weather report which is created on the basis of the calculations obtained by reading outside air temperature. For this purpose, heating degree days and cooling...
The Beaufort Wind Scale
By: Tim Harry
The Beaufort Wind Scale has for almost two hundred years been the standard method of observing and recording wind conditions in maritime and coastal environments. The thirteen point scale being used in many shipping forecasts to indicate the experienced and expected wind conditions. The Beaufort...

 

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