How do thunderstorms develop?
By: Judith Willson
During the summer the drama, and sometimes destruction, that comes with summer storms is a regular event, particular in mid latitude countries. Lasting from less than a quarter of an hour to half a day, thunderstorms are associated with warm weather. This is because heat...
By: Ramona Taylor
The summer months bring the best and the worst of tropical weather. Between the months of June and November, there are sunny skies and beaches and at times, history making storms and hurricanes. As a way of classing tropical cyclones, the National Hurricane Center has...
Tips for saving water at home
By: Laurie Childree
Water is an important resource that is often taken for granted. Unfortunately the fact that it is taken for granted means that it is often wasted both at work and at home. While there is not much that you can do to stop others from...
By: Leslie Trotter
How to prepare a hurricane plan Every year hurricane season starts on June 1 and ends on November 30. It is always a good idea to prepare before the hurricane season starts, so it's essential that you stock up on your survival items like stockpiling...
Why are there more thunderstorms in the summer?
By: Judith Willson
Summer is the time for lightning. Extreme weather events occur more frequently during the spring and summer months in temperate areas. Beautiful sunny days can rapidly turn stormy with people sent running for cover by torrential rain, hail, gusts of wind and lightning. It is...
By: Elizabeth M Young
There are so many factors that are entered into oil spill models, including the chemical actions and reactions of the oil, the initial amount of oil, and the factors of the region. There are facts about the water and its composition and the circulation of...
By: Susan Klatz Beal
Heat related illnesses are very serious. For people who aren't used to very hot weather or long stretches of extreme heat and high dew points, knowing the signs of heat exhaustion can mean the difference between life and death. We often hear about the deaths...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The Minerals Management Service is a United States bureau that is part of the US Interior Department. The origins of control over the management of oil, gas and other minerals exploration began in the late 1800s with the boom in oil extraction in Summerland, California...
Simple ways to conserve water
By: Laurie Childree
Water conservation is vital to the continuance of all lifeforms. There are a number of things that you can do without in life however air and water are not among them. It is a fact that you can live without food for an extended time...
By: Susan Klatz Beal
Hurricane season begins on June 1st and lasts until November 30th. For those five months, people who live in any area where hurricanes pose any kind of threat, regardless of whether it is a direct threat or the threat from storm related feeder bands and...

 

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