What is all the Buzz on the Saharan Dust?

Most of you have probably already heard the buzz around the Saharan dust that is making its way westward across the Atlantic. There are lots of questions on where these dust plumes are headed and what their affect will be on us. This post should hopefully answer those questions on the Saharan dust! What is […]

Awesome Weather Records!

The website, ScienceKids.com, is full of cool stuff! Not just for kids, but for anyone who likes weather. Check out some of these weather records from their weather facts page. They will blow your mind. The highest temperature ever recorded in Antarctica is 14.6 °C (59 °F), recorded on January 5, 1974. More temperature facts. […]

Tropical Weather Terminology

Living in Kentucky, it’s easy to get much of the tropical weather terminology mixed up since we’re never directly affected. But as storms have been hitting the coasts of both Mexico and the United States within the last few weeks, it is helpful to understand the genesis of tropical weather. According to the National Hurricane […]

Tropical Cyclone Ita – Australia

A very strong tropical cyclone is going to hit the northwest portion of Australia very soon. As of 11:15 PM on April 10, the cyclone has yet to make landfall. So what is a cyclone? A tropical cyclone is very similar to a hurricane, we just call them different names. Much like we name our […]