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January 2019 Australian Heat Wave

January 2019 Australian Heat Wave

| February 6, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

In the Southern Hemisphere, Australia is currently in the middle of it’s summer season. This summer for Australia has brought the hottest ever recorded temperatures.

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Diving Deeper Into The Dynamics Of Lake Effect Snow During The Recent Polar Vortex Visit

Diving Deeper Into The Dynamics Of Lake Effect Snow During The Recent Polar Vortex Visit

| February 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am

It is the heart of a true Arctic air intrusion and the only thing which most people are thinking about are the implications of the cold weather on how they will dress or what sort of social life they will likely plan during the extent of a given cold weather stint.

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Learn About The Fascination Of Supercooled Water And Atmospheric Physics At Work!

Learn About The Fascination Of Supercooled Water And Atmospheric Physics At Work!

| February 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

During the heart of any given Winter-time season, there can periodically be rounds of particularly cold weather which impact various parts of North America, Europe and beyond.

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Understanding The Hazards Of Not Cleaning Snow Off A Car!

Understanding The Hazards Of Not Cleaning Snow Off A Car!

| February 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am

During any given Winter-time season, there are millions of people who are seasonally impacted by substantially to severely cold weather and/or major snowstorms which can slow down or even halt ground and air travel networks across various parts of North America, Europe and beyond.

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A Neat Cloud Phase Analysis Perspective Of The Recent Polar Vortex-Induced Lake Effect Snow

A Neat Cloud Phase Analysis Perspective Of The Recent Polar Vortex-Induced Lake Effect Snow

| February 4, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

As of the past week, millions of people spread across North America either watched in amazement or experienced first-hand what it truly means to encounter the full-force of the mid/upper-atmospheric Polar Vortex circulation.

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What Are Meteotsunamis?

What Are Meteotsunamis?

| February 3, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

While the term meteotsunami might sound like the name of the latest natural disaster science fiction thriller, it is actually the name of a very real phenomenon that can occur in various bodies of water around the world.  To put it simply, a meteotsunami is similar to a tsunami, however, instead of being caused by seismic activity they are caused by rapid changes in barometric pressure that cause water displacement.     The rapid change in air pressure needed to trigge […]

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Harper Brings Tornadoes To The Southeast

Harper Brings Tornadoes To The Southeast

| February 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am

On Saturday, January 19, 2019, a cold front affiliated with Winter Storm Harper swept through much of the Southeast United States including Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida panhandle.

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How To Prepare For The Record Cold

How To Prepare For The Record Cold

| February 2, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

A weakening polar vortex has unleashed extremely cold air that is beginning to propagate southward into the Central U.S. Multiple cities will experience record-breaking cold that most of us haven’t seen in quite some time.

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You’re Not Seeing Double… It’s Groundhog’s Day!

You’re Not Seeing Double… It’s Groundhog’s Day!

| February 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am

At daybreak on February 2nd of every year, Phil is awakened from his burrow on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania and is helped to the top of a stump by his handlers.

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Historic Cold Temperatures Across The Midwestern United States

Historic Cold Temperatures Across The Midwestern United States

| February 1, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

As the nation heads into the end of January, many parts of the Midwestern United States are set to see the coldest temperatures of the winter so far.

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Wind Chill Calculation Changes & Polar Vortex Comparisons From Previous Events

Wind Chill Calculation Changes & Polar Vortex Comparisons From Previous Events

| February 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am

In the North Pole, the polar vortex is usually found as a strong upper-level low pressure that is confined to that area.

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Snow Squall Warnings and How They Impact Winter Driving

Snow Squall Warnings and How They Impact Winter Driving

| January 31, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

As much of the nation is into the heart of winter, there are many weather conditions that can affect your vehicle and the way you drive.

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Respecting The Power And Beauty Of A Powerhouse North Pacific Low-Pressure System

Respecting The Power And Beauty Of A Powerhouse North Pacific Low-Pressure System

| January 30, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

When it comes to the global observation of extratropical cyclone formation and evolution thereof, there is no question that cyclone structure can be one of the more interesting marvels of modern atmospheric science dynamical observations.

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A Discussion Of The Forecasting And Formation Of Lake Effect Snow

A Discussion Of The Forecasting And Formation Of Lake Effect Snow

| January 29, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

As December has come and gone and we are knee deep in Meteorological Winter, the discussion of winter weather in the Midwest usually starts with strong cyclones passing through the continental United States bringing anything from blizzards to the north and strong thunderstorms to the south.

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What Is A Dust Devil?

What Is A Dust Devil?

| January 29, 2019 @ 9:30 am

A dust devil is a whirlwind of air that becomes visible due to the type of dust, sand, soil or debris that is sucked into its rotating column of air.

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Tropical Cyclone Desmond Made Landfall Over Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone Desmond Made Landfall Over Mozambique

| January 28, 2019 @ 9:30 am

Mozambique’s fourth-largest city has been flooded after being hit by a tropical cyclone. Tropical Cyclone Desmond was formed in the Mozambique Channel on last Sunday night and drifted slowly northwest towards the coast.

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