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2015-03-25 16:21:51

GREENBELT, Md., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to see rain like never seen before. On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, NASA scientists will be available from 8 a.m.

2015-03-25 16:21:20

GREENBELT, Md., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study based in part on NASA satellite data has shown that an increase in large, well-organized thunderstorms is behind increased

2015-03-03 08:29:33

Slow winter thaw means colder than normal start to spring for most Canadians OAKVILLE, ON, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Bitter and frigid temperatures have settled in across much of

2015-02-27 08:20:55

Global Precipitation Measurement mission has produced its first global map of rainfall and snowfall. GREENBELT, Md., Feb.

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2015-02-21 11:24:48

Did humans migrate quickly and all-at-once or in phases based on weather?

2015-02-20 23:06:02

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2015-02-05 16:02:50

Possibly the latest evidence of climate change, a new report from researchers at the University of Hawaii has found that heavy rainfall events are becoming more common on the Big Island of Hawaii.

2015-01-27 23:08:51

In California and other drought areas, be alert for winter dry eye symptoms says Bio-Logic Aqua® Research founder and radio show host Sharon Kleyne. Grants

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2014-12-04 03:30:37

A new time-lapse animation of data from NOAA's GOES-West satellite provides a good picture of why the U.S. West Coast continues to experience record rainfall. The new animation shows the movement of storms from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3.


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Urban Heat Island
2013-04-02 15:35:21

An urban heat island (UHI) is a metropolitan area that is drastically warmer than its surrounding rural areas because of human activities. The phenomenon was first looked into and described by Luke Howard during the 1810s, although he wasn’t the one to name the phenomenon. The difference in temperature is normally bigger at night as opposed to during the day, and it most obvious when winds are weak. Seasonally, UHI is seen during the summer and the winter. The key cause of the urban heat...

Weather Education - Air Mass Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 10:30:47

Air mass thunderstorms are found in marine time tropical air. In short they are also known as MT Thunderstorms. Air mass thunderstorms represent what is known as the common three stage thunderstorm development. This means that an air mass thunderstorm goes through the stages of Cumulus which is represented by the updrafts only being present; secondly it moves into the mature stage where it has both updrafts and downdrafts; finally it goes into the dissipating stage where you see only the...

Weather Education - Orographic Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 09:40:16

Orographic thunderstorms are formed when the air is pushed up a mountain side. This type of thunderstorm is found only on the windward side of a mountain range. In the United States we would find these types of thunderstorms on the western slopes of the Rocky Mountains and also on the western slopes of the Appalachians. Things that make this thunderstorm important: First of all they only form in certain geographical places on the earth as mentioned above. But they can form anywhere in the...

Winter Weather Outlook For November-January For Austin Texas
2012-12-29 12:33:08

November 2012:  The area is going to see a warm start to the month as temps will average in the 60-70F range with a few days rising into the 80’s and also a few days in the 50’s possible. Precipitation on the whole will be around 2-4inches for the month; while there will be none in the form of snowfall. There will be a high chance for an overnight freeze during the month. December 2012:  Temps will fall for the month of December as high temps will be in the 50-70F range during the...

Precipitation Record For Spokane WA Area First Six Months Of 2012
2012-07-01 11:32:28

January 2012: Started out dry as the area only received 1.06in of rainfall which is about .76in below normal leading to an annual deficit of .76in. February 2012: Followed in January’s footsteps as being dry again; the area got only .99in of rainfall which lead to the annual deficit becoming 1.01in. March 2012: The area received a nice welcoming 3.29in of rainfall on the month which is about 1.92in above normal and brought the annual amount back to a positive 1.08in. April 2012:...

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