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2013-04-10 04:00:32

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

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2013-04-09 04:00:32

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

Earth Networks: An In-Depth Corporate Profile (Part 2)
2013-04-05 12:28:30

In the second installment of redOrbit's 6-part series, we take a closer look at the technology behind Earth Network's Total Lightning Network (ENTLN).

Earth Networks: Flying Under The Radar
2013-04-04 08:34:27

redOrbit traveled to Germantown, Maryland last week to learn about an innovative ground-based approach to monitoring lightning activity. But the Earth Networks Total Lightning Network (ENTLN) is just one aspect of Earth Networks, the company behind the popular weather website and app, WeatherBug.

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2013-04-03 04:00:06

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

2013-04-02 23:01:47

Hail Storm Products' launch of its HAIL PROTECTOR™ System includes incentives on individual systems and family packages for the consumer.

2013-03-20 23:19:20

System pays for itself with one strike Greenville, NC (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 The Crossett Water Commission in Crossett, Arkansas was faced with an expensive

Study Shows More Hurricane Surges In The Future
2013-03-19 08:50:48

By examining the frequency of extreme storm surges in the past, previous research has shown that there was an increasing tendency for storm hurricane surges when the climate was warmer.

Global Warming: How Will It Affect Tornado Season
2013-03-18 04:42:18

Two years after from the second-deadliest tornado season in US history, climate scientists are finding it difficult to predict exactly what kind of impact global warming will have on the prevalence of the deadly twisters.


Latest Storm Reference Libraries

Geo Tracker
2014-04-13 08:16:40

Geo was a brand of small cars produced by General Motors as a subdivision of Chevrolet from 1989 to 1997. The company was formed by GM to compete in the small import market of the mid 1980s. After the 1997 model year the remaining Geo models were given the Chevrolet name. Fading sales during the 1990s resulted in the last vehicle of the former Geo line, the Tracker, to be discontinued in 2004. Geo models were manufactured by GM but in partnership with three Japanese automakers. The Prizm...

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 - Super-cell Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 09:51:18

In this lesson we are going to take a look at super-cell thunderstorms and what they mean and how they impact our daily lives. First, a super-cell thunderstorm is formed from a cumulus-nimbus cloud.  Super-cell thunderstorms are the most advanced form of thunderstorms known on earth. This is because these types of thunderstorms need so many things to come together in the atmosphere at the same time. The first thing they need is the warm moist air at or near the surface. Secondly, is...

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...

ENSO Impacts on Baltimore Tornado Count
2012-12-29 12:12:03

ENSO has an impact on the severe weather across the United States.  As we look at the above graph we see that the area of Baltimore is impacted by ENSO and its tornado count. The stats are for the described years to the left of each bar. During a La-Nina the tornado count picks up for the region; within 50 miles of the city up to 9 tornadoes occurred during the 2000 event. The 2010 EL-Nino set into the region and the tornado count dropped to around 4 tornadoes within 50 miles of the...

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