By: Frank Treverez
Weather is generally defined as the state of the atmosphere at a particular time and place. Often a description of the local atmosphere using the seven basic elements of weather: temperature, air pressure, humidity, visibility, wind speed, wind direction and sky conditions. Weather is very...
By: Morgan Carlson
Static means still or stationary, while electricity is a flow of electrons or current, so the two together refers to stationary electron flow, which is better understood as an electric charge. In an electric charge, electrons are exchanges from one neutral surface to another and...
Why the world suffers hurricanes and tornados
By: Mark Cherpak
Tornados and Hurricanes: People assume there are no authentic differences between Hurricanes and Tornados. On the contrary, there is a major distinction among the two super storms. One storm is born off the shores of southern Africa where the other is born on land. HURRICANES:...
Weather: How a halo is formed
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
A halo is a ring of light encircling and extending away from the sun or moon. The display of light is produced when sunlight or moonlight is refracted off tiny ice crystals contained within cirrostratus clouds. The most common type of halo produced by the...
By: Lillyswawa
With the hurricane season upon us, you will want to begin preparation early, stocking up on supplies, digging out that generator, and checking out those storm shutters for viability. Safety being your first concern, there are numerous things you can do to shield your family...
Hurricanes Tornadoes Storms
By: Keith Redfern
Hurricanes are deadlier than tornadoes, but anyone who has experienced a tornado will need some convincing. It is largely a question of scale.So how are they different? They differ in the way they are formed and in the areas which they affect, but the...
By: B. J. Deming
Everybody knows, or thinks they know, that the Earth’s daily 24-hour spin around its axis causes the Coriolis force, which in turn causes hurricanes to rotate and household drains to swirl in a counter-clockwise direction in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern...
By: Robert Hoglund
Thunderstorms are common occurrences in many areas around the world, and provide vital precipitation for survival on Earth. They are often common in late spring and summer. The storms often bring strong winds, lightning, and rain, but normally peak in less than 30 minutes. Thunderstorms...
By: Susan Klatz Beal
Hurricane season begins around May 30 and runs all the way until the last day of November. This is the period that is often considered the "off" season or "non-peak" season for vacationers looking to travel to places in the Caribbean, along the Gulf Coast...
Why you should never drive in a flood
By: Susan Smalls
Heavy rainfall can cause serious injury or even death, especially if you attempt to drive through flooded areas. Water can be a very powerful force of nature, and it has the potential to sweep cars away or turn them upside down while trapping the driver...

 

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