Those in the North and Northeast have recently been experiencing frigid wind chills. Wind chill is the temperature equivalent perceived by humans, caused by the effects of air temperature, relative humidity, and wind speed.

Wind chill does not necessarily affect everyone the same way, but it is still essential to…


by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 22, 2019 1:45:25 PM

Have you seen the icy images of Niagara Falls? Anything outside that can freeze, has frozen. Extreme cold in New York has set some records this week, and wind chills have been unusually harsh.

Niagara Falls was covered in ice…


My grandparents live in a small town in Kansas close to a railroad. When I visit them during the winter, I can hear approaching trains more clearly than when I’m there during the summer. Have you noticed this where you live?

The speed of sound is 343 meters per second…


Are you ready for another blast of cold air and snow? The storm system currently bringing rain to California and snow to the Rockies will soon bring freezing temperatures and heavy snow to the Heartland.

Significant winter weather is forecast over portions of the Plains into the Midwest on Friday…


We’re pleased to announce RadarScope 2.0 for Windows has been released into the wild. …


by Mike Eilts, on Jan 9, 2019 1:35:54 PM

It’s no secret that bad weather can play havoc on the aviation industry. According to a 2016 study in Physical Geography, the weather was a cause or contributing factor in 35% of fatal general aviation accidents. …


RadarScope currently has radar data available in the United States, Canada, South Korea, and Japan. A coming release will add Australia to the mix. Let’s look at some details about the network and the data that they offer.

Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology operates the nation’s network, currently comprised of 60…


The ebb and flow of tides are a constant. In some areas of the country, it has made a significant economic impact though. With the right flow and depth of bays, ships can get to areas that are not located specifically on the coast. …


All precipitation develops in the same way, but in winter there can be quite a variety of types. Freezing rain, sleet, snow, are all possible when it gets cold outside.

Freezing Rain
Freezing rain forms when the air higher in the atmosphere is above freezing while the ground temp is…


By now, those who celebrate Christmas have a decorated tree in your house. Have you ever wondered where real Christmas trees come from and how their growth is affected by weather?

Live Christmas tree sales are big business; according to the National Christmas Tree Association, 27.4 million real trees were…

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