What are growing degree days?

What are growing degree days?

What are growing degree days? The Growing Degree Day, or GDD, is a heat index that can be used to predict when a crop will reach

Why are clouds white?

Why are clouds white?

Why are clouds white? Photograph of Cumulus clouds in fair weather taken by Michael Jastremsk Clouds are made of water and clean water

What is the cause of strong winds?

What is the cause of strong winds?

What is the cause of strong winds? Photo: wwwuppertal The wind is simply air in motion, flowing from high atmospheric pressures to low

What are the northern lights?

What are the northern lights?

What are the northern lights? Aurora Borealis over Iceland, by Moyan Brenn The northern lights, also called aurora borealis, are an

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

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 »

What makes it feel “muggy”?

What makes it feel "muggy”?

Summer days are referred to as “muggy” when they are very warm and humid. The word “muggy” is believed to come from the Middle English More »

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

When does tornado season start?

When does tornado season start?

When does tornado season start? June, 2004 tornado near Madison, WI by i am your hero Wisconsin has had tornadoes in every month of the