By: Penelope Moore
Tropical Storms are formed in a life cycle much similar to our own. However, it could be considered that the tropical storm is merely the childhood or adolescent stage of a hurricane. Where as a tropical depression is the baby of both of these storm...
By: Karl Brown
A tropical storm is storm system that consists of a low pressure center with numerous thunderstorms embedded in it. These thunderstorms can produce very high winds and cause large waves that result in major beach erosion for coastal areas effected by the storm. The winds...
By: Daniel Ciavardini
Global Warming, the new worldwide watchword for political change. While it is true that climate averages vary, one does not need to look too deeply into the recent past to see the folly of such so called "theories". As a young teen in the 1970's...
By: Gerald Davis
When assessing the accuracy of severe weather warning systems, there is only one truth; the ground truth. That is, having people out there actually witnessing the conditions that exist in real time, then reporting that to the weather service.How many times have you heard...
By: Michael Bettencourt
Three Seasons Out Of FourWinterWhen Shakespeare began Richard III with "Now is the winter of our discontent," he began with the wrong season. Summer is the real season of discontent. Summer has all the disadvantages and none of the benefits of temptation, ratcheting the...
By: Walter Little
Global warming and its effects on developing countries How is it affecting us? According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) the average global temperature near the Earth's surface has increased approximately 1.33 degrees Fahrenheit during the one hundred (100) year period ending...
Should Scientists Allowed Divert Hurricane Major City Dooming Rural
By: Nancy Houser
Scientifically manipulating the weather for any purpose is not only morally but ethically wrong. There is a strong purpose for science in our world of today, but it has developed into the ability to go too far without first investigating into the future, looking at...
By: Francis Jock
The Navy's World Famous "Hurricane Hunters" of Weather Reconnaissance Squadron FOUR (VW-4) conducted weather reconnaissance missions in the skies of the Atlantic and the Caribbean Oceans from 1953 to 1975. With six Lockheed WC-121 Super Constellation aircraft, this distinguished squadron of Naval aviators, aerographers and...
By: Dorothy C Rayner
Weather cycles are changing rapidly. We are unable to keep up with the weather as the transition goes on. We have no clue what the seasons are anymore. Spring is mixed with winter summer is mixed with fall. One day is hot next day is...
Lightning conductors and thunderclouds
By: Elaine Arthur
Most of us understand, at the most basic level, that being struck by lightning is something to be avoided. In the first place, we know that the massive concentration of electrical energy (125,000,000 volts in a single stroke) can fry us as surely...

 

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