Northeast US Sees Fireball Last Night

Across the Northeast US last night, there was a large fireball reported to streak across the night sky. It was seen across 9 states, plus southeastern portions of Canada. According to the American Meteor Society, they have received, “…425 reports so far about a fireball event over Northeastern US on May 17th 2016 around 12:50am EDT.” […]

Wind Chills Across the U.S.

The “Arctic Blast” has been the weather topic of discussion lately, as brutal wind chills affect much of the country. According to the Capital Weather Gang, 190 million Americans (over half of the U.S. population) were under a wind chill warning or advisory Wednesday morning. These wind chill warnings and advisories discontinued Wednesday night for […]

When is the Coldest Day of the Year?

It may surprise you when the coldest day of the year occurs. The western half of the U.S. generally sees their coldest day of the year during the beginning of the winter, while the eastern U.S. typically sees their coldest day toward the end of winter. To check out more U.S. Climate normal’s, visit the interactive […]

Below Freezing Temperatures Across the United States

Those of us here in Bowling Green were not the only ones to wake up to below freezing temperatures; areas in every state fell below freezing at some point this morning. Yes, Florida and even Hawaii were included in this freeze. Mauna Kea on the big island of Hawaii hit 31° and freeze warnings were in […]

U.S.-China Climate Deal

This past Wednesday, President Barack Obama and the president of China, Xi Jinping, made a historic move in the battle against climate change. The two leaders reached a joint agreement to reduce and limit emissions of greenhouse gases. For the first time, China set a deadline of 2030 to stop its emissions growth, which is […]

Yellowstone Super Volcano Eruption Affect on Weather

Most people have heard of the caldera “Super Volcano” sitting under Yellowstone National Park. While the threat of an eruption in the near future is unlikely, what would happen if it did erupt? In this excerpt from a Discovery News article, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) scientists share their thoughts: “The scientists at the U.S. Geological […]