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A new study published online April 13, 2015, in the journal Nature Geoscience finds that prolonged wind bursts originating in the western Pacific can have a strong effect on whether an El Niño
The Cassini-Huygens spacecraft has studied Titan for many years. But its tantalising discoveries about Saturn’s largest moon have led to new mysteries. One of those involves what seem to be wind-created sand dunes spotted by Cassini near the moon’s equator. These dunes are up to one hundred yards high, many miles in length, and point to the east. Climate simulations indicate that Titan’s near-surface winds, similar to Earth’s trade winds, blow toward the west. What’s going on?
In the wake of deadly tornadoes in Illinois, nonprofit FLASH calls for devastation prevention measures TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Alliance
Smart windows that can harvest electricity from wind or precipitation could be a future source of renewable energy, according to new research published recently in the journal ACS Nano.
DALLAS, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Global Wind Turbine Operations & Maintenance Market, Update 2015 - Market Size, Major Contenders,
TEL AVIV, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Windward, a specialized data and analytics company focused on the maritime domain, has been named one of 10 Israeli startups to
Y is there a Y-shape on Venus? For 5 decades, it's been a mystery, but a new type of wave in space might be responsible.
Tornado Safety Group Says Statement by Granger Plastics Asserting Above-ground Tornado Safe Room Failures is Erroneous and Not in the Interest of Public Safety. Lubbock,
DALLAS, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Wind Turbine Composites Material Market [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/wind-turbine-composite-market-155405379.html
Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire Heart and Soul Tour 2015 LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the most successful and critically-acclaimed bands -- Earth,
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...
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...
Say it’s not so, but we could be very well on the verge of entering into an EL-Nino cycle soon. How soon? The latest forecast issued by the Climate Prediction Center has upped the chances of seeing EL-Nino this year now at 61% with the favorable time period pointing towards the 3rd quarter (July-September). What does this mean to you? Well it all depends on where you’re living as EL-Nino has a wide array of impacts that are different everywhere around the globe. Here are a few...
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...
Three big weather events from this past weekend included the heat wave and also the severe weather that struck. First, the heat that is being, and has been, felt in the Southern Plains is on the average of 10-15 degrees above the average for many places, along with that is the Heat Index values that have been surpassing the 100-110 range. The second big impact of the weekend was the severe weather that went through PA/NY/NJ where there were confirmed tornadoes and the damage has put...
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