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Tropical Cyclone Idai, Deadliest Weather Disaster Of 2019

Tropical Cyclone Idai, Deadliest Weather Disaster Of 2019

| March 16, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

Cyclones are typical for Mozambique during this season but there are growing concerns that the weather patterns have increased in intensity.

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The Wedge And Cold Air Damming

The Wedge And Cold Air Damming

| March 8, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

?Have you ever experienced a period of grey, wet weather that seems to drag on forever?

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Revisiting The Coldest Temperatures Ever Recorded In The Continental U. S.

Revisiting The Coldest Temperatures Ever Recorded In The Continental U. S.

| March 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am

Late January and early February of this year brought an outbreak of frigid arctic air to a large portion of the U.S. with temperatures in the north-central portion of the U.S. the coldest that they have been in over 20 years.

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What Is Advection?

What Is Advection?

| March 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am

During weather broadcasts on television, the term of Advection has been thrown into the mix usually when referring to a transfer of cold air or warm air into a specific region that will cause a variation in temperature.

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Desert Landscape… Or Is It?

Desert Landscape… Or Is It?

| March 6, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

This MODIS satellite image on August of 2005 captures a dust storm crossing Iraq and portions of the Middle East.

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A Reason To Marvel At The Late Super Typhoon Wutip

A Reason To Marvel At The Late Super Typhoon Wutip

| March 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am

There is no question that scientists and non-scientists alike from around the globe were mesmerized over the past week with the formation and intensification of Super Typhoon Wutip over in the Western Pacific Ocean basin.

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Appreciating The Power And Majesty Of Super Typhoon Wutip

Appreciating The Power And Majesty Of Super Typhoon Wutip

| March 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

A mesmerizing close-up of Typhoon Wutip, seen earlier today from the Himawari-8 satellite.

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Predicting Monsoon A Year In Advance

Predicting Monsoon A Year In Advance

| March 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am

With average precipitation of 35 inches per four-month season over an area encompassing most of the Indian subcontinent, the South Asia summer monsoon is intense, only partly understood, and notoriously difficult to predict.

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Mysterious Snow Rollers

Mysterious Snow Rollers

| February 28, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

These strange-looking images of rolled snow above are called “snow rollers” and yes, they are formed naturally! A rare occurrence, snow rollers only form during limiting conditions.

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Difference between Winter and Summer Storms

Difference between Winter and Summer Storms

| February 28, 2019 @ 9:30 am

Major storms can occur in every season, but there are significant differences between winter and summer storm systems.

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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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