By: Sarah Fonseca
Excessive springtime rainfall is a phenomenon virtually exclusive to the United States. Many other areas on both hemispheres including parts of Canada to the Philippines, to name a few, the rainy season occur in one of the other three seasons, and is typically followed by...
Proposals to stop global warming
By: Ray Burke
The best way for getting rid of Global Warming is to change the terminologies and to restructure the economic models for combating climate problems. Global Warming is a misnomer to people as it implies everywhere will get warm and there’ll be no winters or...
Understanding the elements of lightning and thunder
By: Charlotte Louise Nystrom
Frightening and yet fascinating thunderstorms seem eternally captivating. To understand the elements of thunder and lightning one must first begin to understand the clouds, which create this meteorological phenomena. The clouds, which always seem to grace our skies, are made up of infinitely tiny water...
By: Joyce M. George-Knight
As Washington, DC just discovered, snow isn't always the picture perfect scenery shown on Christmas cards. Oh, it is lovely at first, especially when the snow flakes are giant-sized and fluffy as they gently build up. If unprepared, your family's lives could be endangered. Those...
How rainbows form
By: Aldrin A Wilding-West
How does a Rainbow form? It’s a question that often goes through the minds of children and adults alike when they set eyes on the beauty and wonder of a rainbow....but how many of us ever actually go and find out? Not many...
How hail is formed
By: Aldrin A Wilding-West
How Is Hail Formed How many times have you watched a hail shower or hail storm and wondered how the hail is actually formed? Well, here is a straight forward answer to this commonly asked question. Hail or hail stones are irregular shaped balls or...
How to prepare for a winter storm
By: Clarissa Comiletti
The most important factor here is preparation, preparation, preparation.Here's what you need to ride out the storm...BEVERAGES:Water - This is most important! You should have a gallon/per person/per day. This doesn't mean you have to drink this much, but you must be prepared...
Why do thunder and lightning so often go together?
By: Charlotte Louise Nystrom
Thunder and lightning always seem to be found travelling together. From one stormy front, to another the pair dances across our skies with a fiercely serene grace.Indeed, they are two of the closest companions one may imagine.Though often considered separate, thunder and lightning...
By: D. Vogt
Sleet and hail do look similar - both are a form of frozen rain, yet are not snow - but are technically separate categories of precipitation. (Another similar form of precipitation is the more dangerous freezing rain.) The difference is that hail forms in...
By: D. Vogt
In one way, sleet and freezing rain are the same - nobody really wants to see either outside the window (or coming down on their heads). The key difference between sleet and rain, however, is that freezing rain is extremely cold but does not freeze...

 

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