Is humid air heavier than dry air?

Is humid air heavier than dry air?

Is humid air “heavier” than dry air? Hit a home run! Broadcasters of baseball games in mid-summer commonly suggest that the air

How accurate are weather forecasts?

How accurate are weather forecasts?

How accurate are weather forecasts? Image: NOAA In general, weather forecasts are getting better, due to improvements in computer

Sun pillar

Sun pillar

Sun pillar Sun pillar at sunrise by CaptPiper The other morning, I saw a column of light above the rising sun — what was that? A

What is a landspout tornado?

What is a landspout tornado?

What is a landspout tornado? Landspout tornado over Hale County in Texas (NOAA). “Landspout” is slang for a tornado that, unlike

Are raindrops tear-shaped?

Are raindrops tear-shaped?

While some cartoons and some science diagrams draw raindrops in that shape, raindrops are neither tear-shaped nor spherical. Due to the More »

How does hail form?

How does hail form?

Hail is precipitation in the form of large balls or lumps of ice that grow in thunderstorms and other severe convective storms. More »