Lightning Kills 1, Injures 7

According to 7News Denver, one woman was killed and seven others were hurt by a lightning strike at Rocky Mountain National Park on Friday in Colorado.  The following video has more information: Remember folks…when thunder roars, go indoors.  Follow this link for lightning safety tips from the National Weather Service.

Hurricanes With Feminine Names More Deadly?

The Washington Post recently posted a piece online claiming that hurricanes with feminine names are more deadly.  They have interesting data that supports their claim.  The article included the following: “People don’t take hurricanes as seriously if they have a feminine name and the consequences are deadly, finds a new groundbreaking study. Female-named storms have […]

Anniversary Of The Moore, OK EF5 Tornado

Moore, OK was ransacked by a massive EF5 tornado one year ago today (May 20th, 2013).  The tornado caused damage to roughly ~1100 homes, while taking the lives of 24 people.  There were also 377 injuries reported from this event.   At this time one year ago, a large tornado plowed through Moore, OK. Video […]

Bats Battle Extreme Heat

While a large portion of the country suffered through a bitter cold snap earlier this week, a completely different story was evolving across the northwest coast of Australia.  Temperature values rose as high as 122˚F in certain locations, causing some rather odd events to unfold. The image above was taken at a Bat Clinic in […]