Tag: GWCC

Update On Camp Fire

Update On Camp Fire

| December 10, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

On November 8, a wildfire began in Butte County, California as the area was under very dry conditions due to a lack of rain for much of Northern California.

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What Is A Waterspout?

What Is A Waterspout?

| December 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Picture this: you’re on vacation in the Florida Keys enjoying the warm, humid weather at the beach, when all of a sudden you notice what looks like a tornado on the water.

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Taking A Look Back At The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Taking A Look Back At The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

| December 9, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

As November came to a close, so did the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season. This season produced fifteen named storms. Among those fifteen storms, eight of them were hurricanes. This hurricane season produced two major hurricanes out of the eight that formed.

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Air Quality And How Weather Affects It

Air Quality And How Weather Affects It

| December 9, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Air quality is vital to everyday life and health. Certain gases and particles cause poor air quality (polluted air) in large quantities. This is very unhealthy and unsafe to breathe in.

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How Your Christmas Tree Can Impact The Environment

How Your Christmas Tree Can Impact The Environment

| December 8, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

As we enter December, preparations for the holiday season are in full swing. For many, these preparations including finding and decorating the perfect Christmas tree.

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Dust Outbreak Impacts Southeast Australia

Dust Outbreak Impacts Southeast Australia

| December 8, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Soil moisture helps soil grains stick together. This moisture is obviously good for plant life, whose roots also help hold the soil in place.

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How Could Solar Panels Revolutionize Global Energy Production And Consumption Concerns?

How Could Solar Panels Revolutionize Global Energy Production And Consumption Concerns?

| December 7, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

As various global population centers and the global economy continues to move further into the 21st century, there is little to no debate that there is a continued global concern in regard to global energy production, consumption and overall demand.

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The Rhyme And Reason Behind Aircraft Deicing

The Rhyme And Reason Behind Aircraft Deicing

| December 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am

During a typical Winter Storm, there is no question that one of the biggest stresses for world travelers are the impacts delivered to the global aviation network.

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The History And Relevance Of The Doppler Effect

The History And Relevance Of The Doppler Effect

| December 6, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Over the last two centuries, there is little to no doubt that atmospheric science observational and forecasting capabilities have come quite a long way.

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Ring Around The Sun Or Moon, Rain Will Come Soon

Ring Around The Sun Or Moon, Rain Will Come Soon

| December 6, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Early last year, many Albuquerqueans were surprised to see a rainbow encircling the sun as it rose over the Manzano Mountains.

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Understanding How To Prepare For Hazardous Winter Weather Driving

Understanding How To Prepare For Hazardous Winter Weather Driving

| December 5, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Now that winter is in full force, it’s important to prepare for mother nature’s wrath it throws at us in the upcoming months.

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Why Are Winter Storm Tracks So Important?

Why Are Winter Storm Tracks So Important?

| December 5, 2018 @ 9:30 am

During any part of the winter season, there is little to no debate that one of the hotter topics when it comes to winter weather has to deal with the track of coastal low-pressure systems.

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Fascinating Meteorology Terms: Haboob

Fascinating Meteorology Terms: Haboob

| November 30, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

A Haboob is what a lot of local arid climate residents call a dust storm. “Haboob” is a term derived from the Arabic word “habb” meaning “wind”.

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Late Spring Severe Thunderstorms in Australia!

Late Spring Severe Thunderstorms in Australia!

| November 29, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Severe thunderstorms developed in portions of Australia the 17th and 18th of November. For eastern Australia, this is quite common in late Spring.

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