How can we improve weather forecasting?
By: Don A Shepard
Ever planned your outdoor adventure around the "perfect weather" forecast only to be disappointed when the skies darken and the downpour ensues? Kind of feels like nature is letting out a big laugh at your expense. It makes you want to go down to that...
Global warming and its effect on society
By: AisA
The current debate on Global Warming illustrates just how ignorant the masses are of epistemology and scientific induction. Every assertion which fits their preconceived notions is instantly afforded factual status without any further inquiry or debate. When met with conflicting information, they bend it to...
Tornadoes and Hurricanes
By: Marshall Parks
Statistically tornadoes kill more people in the United States than hurricanes. For this debate, I am assuming that we are referencing the U.S. and not worldwide, although there can be an argument made for either.As for the United States, an average of 1...
Global warming and its effect on society
By: Michelle Reed
Carbon emissions are having an effect on society by causing Global Warming. Global warming is not one precise thing causing problems for our planet; it is a culmination of many factors that when present will create damage. Many people are clueless about what they can...
By: Don A Shepard
Lightning is very deadly. In fact according to the National Weather Service it is responsible for an average of 62 deaths and 300 documented injuries a year over the past 30 years in the United States. This is second only to floods in weather related...
How hurricanes are named
By: Barbara J Power
To Name a HurricaneKatrina, Rita, Andrew, Dean, Inez, Wilma. Simple, familiar names forever linked to the formidable strength and utter devastation of hurricanes.The word hurricane is derived from "Hurakan," who was the Mayan creation god of storms and floods. Hurricane is the designated...
By: Gina Alfani
The main thing is to be prepared and don't panic. You will have plenty of time to get out of the hurricane path without undue stress and panic by being prepared and planning ahead of time. Keep in mind that material things can be replaced...
Preparing for a hurricane
By: Robert Cooper
To prepare for a hurricane you will need supplies and some basic tools. First of all you must realize that if a hurricane merely passes your area there will still be gusts of wind that can blow trees down on power lines or blow power...
The anatomy of a hurricane
By: Francis Jock
Hurricanes are the most feared weather phenomena known to exist around the world. Occurring during the hot summer months, these tropical storms are referred to by different names: hurricanes, typhoons, and Willy-Willy's. Scientists and researchers have studied them for decades, and feeble attempts to modify...
Tornado Alley explained
By: Marshall Parks
The United States experiences more tornadoes than any place else in the world. They are most prevalent in a line from West Central Texas northward to South Dakota, perhaps 500 miles wide. This is where the ingredients in the mixing bowl come together most often...

 

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