By: M. L. Kiser
Solar storms and their effect on the planet Auroras have occurred for centuries, but until recent technology was invented, no one really understood them; many cultures have often been mesmerized by them or terrified of them. Sometimes in the past they were actually mistaken for...
Why hurricanes are given names
By: Mishra Planeswalker
Every year, we hear horror stories of viscious tropical cyclones known as hurricaines causing immense amounts of catastrophic damage. These devastating storms are whipped up in the middle of the oceans and then pass over land, leaving a wake of annihalation behind it. These storms...
By: Jim J Jones
The simple answer is "Yes." Here's why: The Kyoto Protocol is an agreement that is part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or UNFCCC. The purpose of the agreement is to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere, and eventually work...
By: Alexandra Heep
In order for a snowstorm to be classified a blizzard it has to be accompanied by winds over 35 miles per hour, with visibility of one-quarter mile or less. It has to also have temperatures below 20 degrees Fahrenheit and last longer than three hours...
By: Wayne K. Wilkins
The formation of tornadoes is a secret and mystery of life’s natural destructive forces that has been in question and study for generations. Tornadoes are capable of causing mass destructive effects on both human and animal populations with wind speeds capable of reaching over...
Surviving a tornado
By: Darryl Brooks
Although tornadoes strike in every month of the year in the United States, April and May are the two months with the most recorded tornado strikes. Even though chances are against anyone being impacted by the destruction of a tornado, knowing what to look for...
The effect of weather on mental health
By: Angelina Moore
Weather can have an emotional impact on our day to day lives. On a summer's day, when a person wakes up and looks out of their window, to see the sun shining, they will feel a lovely warm fuzzy feeling and start the day, in...
The effect of weather on mental health
By: April May Maple
Weather affects our mental health in several ways, positively and negatively. Seasonal affective disorder is a way it can directly effect a person's mental well being. Other ways weather affects us are more subtle and can be the result of a combination of a things...
What's the deadliest area of the United States for weather?
By: Joseph Malek
From a historical point of view, more people have been killed by weather related natural disasters that struck the coastal regions of the United States of America and then proceeded to make their way inland during a time when they were most likely to cause...
Characteristics of Cumulus clouds
By: Cameron Foster
If you live anywhere in the world (except Antarctica), you're likely to see cumulus clouds. They drift lazily along like floats in a heavenly parade. They are the fair-weather friends of the sky, although they can grow into thunderstorms at times. They will generally have...

 

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