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Why Is Water's Temperature Always Cooler Than...
Pool, lake, or ocean water too cool for a swim? Here's why that is.
What Does 'Chance of Rain' Really Mean?
A chance of rain or probability of precipitation is an often misunderstood calculation in weather forecasts.
How to Read a Weather Map and Understand the...
Use the step-by-step tutorials to learn the symbols used in meteorology forecasts. Fronts, precipitation, station models, pressure, winds, and temperatures will be covered using explanations and pictures.
How Do Rainbows Form?
Explore how rainbows form (and double rainbows too!). Plus, why you'll never be able to touch one.
6 Things You Should Never Do During a Lightning...
Guilty of not heeding your grandma's advice of quieting down during a thunderstorm? You may take her recommendations more seriously after reading this.
What Is a Barometer and How Does it Work?
How do barometers work? Measuring the amount of air pressure in your area is explained in this article. How to measure atmospheric pressure is one step to weather prediction and forecasts in your local area. Now you can determine if a high or low pressure system is approaching your area and maybe even build your own barometer!
Heat Stroke - Weather Definition
Heat stroke definition including related heat stress illnesses in a full indexed weather photo glossary.
What Is a Monsoon?
Monsoons are a seasonal occurrence that can cause flash floods, deaths, and crop failures. They are caused in part by shifts in wind direction.
What Is a Dry Thunderstorm?
Dry thunderstorms often occur in the Western United States. The lightning strikes that result from a dry storm are often the culprits responsible for massive wildfires during fire weather season.
Muggy
Muggy weather is a common term used to describe particular weather conditions associated with humid air.
Torrential Rain
Torrential rain definition in the weather glossary at About.com.
What Is a Hygrometer and How Does It Work?
How Does a Hygrometer Work? Find a detailed explanation and photos of the inner workings of this simple weather instrument used to measure humidity.
10 Surprising Facts About Floods
Don't consider floods to be as significant a threat as other severe weather events? These flood facts and figures will change your mind.
How Does Hail Form?
What causes hailstones to form during a severe weather event? These tiny ice balls can cause damages to cars and property and have even been known to kill. So how do golf ball sized hailstones form in the atmosphere? Find out here!
What Does 'Ambient Temperature' Really Mean?
Ambient temperature is defined in the weather glossary.
Tornadoes - How Tornadoes Form
Tornadoes and the formation of tornadoes are a popular severe weather topic. Learn what causes a tornado or twister, and the role of severe thunderstorms in their formation. Also introduced are tornado myths, how tornadoes are studied, and where the most severe storms are located.
10 Famous Meteorologists
Famous meteorologists encompass more people than you see on your local news stations or The Weather Channel. Meteorologists work behind the scenes, too, and many of them work in other countries where they are famous for various forecasts or discoveries but are not household names in the United States. Whether you call them meteorologists or weather people, these famous individuals provide a lot of insight into what the day will hold.
Preventing, Predicting, and Preparing for...
Droughts are common in many parts of the world. Droughts are caused by low precipitation over an extended period of time and can make an area so arid that crops fail and famines are common.
The Heat Index - Calculating the Heat Index
The Heat Index is a tool used my meteorologists. You know it is hot, but is it a dry heat? Are you in danger of heat stroke? Use an online calculator to calculate Heat Index. Advanced heat index equations are available, or plug some numbers in for the temperature and humidity and you will know if you need to go inside on that hot summer day!
How Does Weather Affect How You Sweat?
Why do you sweat and how does evaporative cooling reduce body temperature? If you spend time outside in the summer heat, then you should know the dangers of prolonged exposure to summer heat. Calculating and understanding the Heat Index is the key to knowing when to cool down.
Heat Wave
A definition of heat wave, including its history and dangers. Click through our list of suggested readings to learn even more.
What Does a Meteorologist Do?
What Is a Meteorologist? This basic but popular question is often asked. Here, I explain the steps needed to become a meteorologist, several types of meteorologists, and ways to become a weather forecaster.
What Is a Land Breeze?
Land Breeze. Weather.
What Does Evaporation Mean for Weather?
Evaporation definition. Weather.
What Are the Types of Air Masses?
Air masses are one of the key components to understanding weather. There are several different types of air masses in general, but each individual air mass will have its own unique temperature and moisture properties.
Was that Lightning Strike a Little Too Close...
Experience one of these signs? Lightning may be about to strike very near to you. Seek shelter indoors immediately - ask questions later!
What Time of Day is Hottest?
Learn more about daily highs and lows, including the times of day when each can occur.
Virga
Virga. Weather.
Learning to Read a Barometer
Lesson plans for teachers on weather instruments are available here. In this lesson, students will be able to read a barometer and interpret the readings. Students will also understand that pressure changes can be related to daily weather changes and forecasting.
What Exactly Is 'Room Temperature'?
Maximum and minimum temperatures are easy. Room temperature, on the other hand, is a bit harder to pinpoint. Here's the scoop.
Is It a Hurricane, Typhoon, or Cyclone?
How do you tell the difference between hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones? It's simply a matter of location, location, location.
Layers of the Atmosphere: The Structure and...
Atmosphere is the gaseous envelope surrounding the earth. A look at the layers:Troposphere,Stratosphere, Mesophere,Thermosphere,Ionosphere.
What Caused the Dust Bowl of the 1930s?
The Dust Bowl was a weather disaster that is almost unparalleled in the United States in terms of drought. NASA scientists think they have found out why the great Dust Bowl of the 1930's had such a devastating effect. Learn the details of what caused this drought and the storms that devastated the economy.
The Top 10 Deadliest US Tornadoes
The top 10 deadliest US tornadoes created a staggering death toll. The number of lives lost was tragic, as was the damage caused. Tornado damage happens quickly and often without warning causing damage much worse than it would have been with more warning. This is especially true in tornado alley. Pictures of tornadoes show the devastation that can be caused by them based on wind speed (as measured by the Fujita scale) and population of the area where the tornado touched down.
The 7 Types of Weather Found in a High Pressure...
There are 7 types of weather in a high pressure system. High pressure zones, or anticyclones, on a weather map usually indicate calm and dry weather and winds that spiral away from the high pressure zone.
Why We Experience 'Feels Like' Temperatures
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How Does a Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge Work?
How do tipping bucket rain gauges work> Measuring the amount of rainfall or precipitation in your area is explained in this article. How to measure rain in your area is one step to weather prediction and forecasts in your local area. Whether you are a homeowner, farmer, worker, scientific researcher or just curious, you will find a detailed explanation of tipping bucket rain gauges here.
Heat Exhaustion - Weather Definition
Heat exhaustion definition including related heat stress illnesses in a full indexed weather photo glossary.
Kelvin Helmholtz Clouds
Kelvin Helmholtz Instability (KHI) is a natural phenomena described by Lord Kelvin and Hermann von Helmholtz. When KHI plays a role in the atmosphere, some very unsual wave clouds can form.
7 Myths About Tornado Safety - Busted!
Movies and wives' tales have popularized taking these actions during a tornado, but beware! Doing them can actually INCREASE your danger!
What are the warning signs of an approaching...
An hour-by-hour description of weather conditions leading up to a (Category 2) hurricane strike.
Weather Songs in the Classroom: A Lesson Guide...
Teach students about weather using music in this wonderful lesson plan series. The top 10 songs from 5 decades are broken down for educators to present to students in the classroom as an interactive and fun way to get meteorology vocabulary into the minds of kids. Using weather songs in the classroom will help you to make science interesting at any level in school.
Convectional Rainfall
Teachers looking for weather lesson plans will love this science experiment on air pressure. The original lesson is exciting and hands-on allowing for development of the science process skills.
How to Find the Perfect Weather for Skydiving
Weather and skydiving experts come together in this article on the types of weather to look out for before you venture into an airplane and jump. Your adventure can be enhanced with some simple knowledge of weather and parachuting.
How Many Lightning Deaths Have Occurred in the...
Data and diagrams of lightning deaths by state for the years 1959-2004. Find out why the United States has a high risk of lightning deaths. With data from NASA ans NOAA, you can determine if a severe thunderstorm will affect you. You will also learn how to protect yourself from a lightning strike.
What Are Isobars?
Isobar is defined in the weather glossary. Full definitions include photos and links to key weather articles on the topic. Explore the latest weather news as you browse the meteorology terms organized alphabetically with synonyms, misuses, and pronunciations.
Zulu Time
Coordinated Universal Time or Zulu Time is the worldwide time reporting method preferred by the National Weather Service and represents an addition or subtraction in numbers from the Prime Meridian Longitude Time of zero to determine the local time.
Global Warming Vs. Climate Change
Global Warming Vs. Climate Change - What is the difference?
Here's What That Red "L" on Weather Maps Means
Low pressure areas are notorious for bringing rain and stormy weather.
Chionophobia
Chionophobia - Weather phobia
Introduction to Tornadoes - A Weather Guide...
Tornadoes have occurred in all 50 states. You may not be safe. Know the danger signs of tornado formation and where tornadoes are most likely to occur. Learning the violenbt nature of tornadoes are critical to preventing damages to your life and home. Page 2.
TIROS - World's First Weather Satellite
TIROS was the first weather satellite. Weather forecasting from space became a reality as meteorologists learned to read the skies from above.
Weather Satellites: Forecasting Earth's Weather...
Discover how satellites circling hundreds of miles above the Earth offer previews of global weather patterns hours to days in advance.
Ozone - Not All Ozone Is Good for Earth
Ozone in the Atmosphere - Don't ignore the warnings about ozone. Ozone depletion in the upper atmosphere is bad, but we have an even bigger problem with ground level ozone. Find out what you can do to prevent illnesses and environmental pollution in this list of ways to keep safe during ozone alert days from your local news forecast.
Barometer Diagram
A barometer measures atmospheric pressure by balance the weight of mercury in a glass tube against the weight of air in the atmosphere. Page 10.
How Do Clouds Form?
Find the answer to all your weather science questions. Many answers include demonstrations, videos, and photos to help you understand cloud formation.
Things You Should NEVER Do After a Flood
After a flood, there are a multitude of dangers that can present themselves. Everyone should be aware of the 20 most dangerous things you can do after a flood. The different types of floods each present their own hazards, but the overall message is to NEVER do the following 20 things after the flood waters have risen.
Can Crickets Really Tell You the Temperature...
Hearing crickets chirp is a true sound of summer. If you listen hard enough, you can tell what the temperature is outside! Find out how!
Tornadoes - A Weather Guide Tutorial
Tornadoes have occurred in all 50 states. You may not be safe. Know the danger signs of tornado formation and where tornadoes are most likely to occur. Learning the violent nature of tornadoes are critical to preventing damages to your life and home.
Dew Point
Dew point temperature. Weather.
Weather Map Symbols
Weather Map Symbols - Understanding Weather Maps
Is It Possible to be Afraid of Weather?
A fear of heights; a fear of flying; a fear of public speaking. These are three of the most widely recognized
Are You Savvy About Summer?
Get acquainted with the summer season, it's weather, (and yes) hazards.
The Fujita Scale
Dr. Tetsuya Theodore (Ted) Fujita (1920-1998) was one of the most famous meteorologists to ever study
How Are Tropical Cyclones in the Philippines...
Tropical depression names in the Philippines use an alternative storm naming convention.
Weather Vanes: A Brief History
Weather vanes have been used since at least the first century B.C. These primitive but easy to use weather instruments are the subject of both collectible history and weather history.
Live In a Big City? Expect Your Summers to Be...
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The Shape of Raindrops
Contrary to popular belief, raindrops are not shaped like tear drops. They're shaped more like hamburger buns.
How the Earth Heats Up During a 24-hour Period
You've heard that the hottest part of the day is between 10 and 3 o'clock, but have you ever wondered why? The answer lies with Earth's diurnal cycle.
Weather Games and Simulations
Find fun and educational weather games that use a particular topic such as tornadoes, lightning, hurricanes, or precipitation to teach about weather and meteorology.
What Is Smog?
The formation of smog is hazardous to your health especially if you live in a big sunny city. One of the main components of photochemical smog is ozone. When ozone is formed high in the atmosphere, it filters out UV radiation from the sun. But when ozone is formed from the burning of fossil fuels in the lower atmosphere, it is called ground level ozone and is dangerous to breathe. Find out now how smog is formed and how you can protect yourself.
Mare's Tails and Mackerel Scales
Mackerel scales and mare’s tails, make lofty ships carry low sails. Is the weather folklore true or false?
Here's What You Need to Know to Survive a...
Blizzards - How to survive a blizzard or snow storm may be a skill you would not expect to need in your lifetime, but there are hundreds of deaths every year as a result of getting stuck in the cold. Imagine being snowed into your house or being stranded in a car during a blizzard. Would you know how to survive? Here, this advice could save you life!
Buys Ballot Law
Buys Ballots law, sometimes referred to as the Baric Wind Law, is discussed.
Get Weather's "Warming/Cooling Process" Sayings...
Condensation and evaporation, the same processes we experience when drinking a glass of iced tea or a cup of hot coffee, also shape our weather. Here's how.
Top 10 Free Tornado Videos - See the Power of a...
Witness the awesome power of high winds and damaging debris flying and swirling from close range in this list of the top 10 best tornado videos ever!
Teach Yourself How to Spot Severe Storms on...
When storms are in your vicinity, watch for these colors and patterns on the radar screen in able to discern which are less of a threat, and which you may need to seek immediate shelter from.
Top 10 Weather Songs of the 1960's
A list of the top weather songs of the 1960's is listed including artist, year, record label, and description. This fun list of songs is perfect for the weather fan and includes all the details you need to find these oldies classics.
The Coriolis Effect
Understanding the Coriolis Effect is not easy for many people. Why do the winds blow? What direction does wind blow in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres? These question are answered easily with a series of videos and computer simulations as well as a comprehensive list of Coriolis Effect lesson plans and curriculum materials.
Weather and Climate. PB&J. You Can't Have...
Apparently time isn't just money...it's also what separates weather from climate.
Hurricane Formation: How Hurricanes Form in the...
Hurricanes start in the Sahara Desert. This exciting tutorial takes you through the birth of a hurricane and explains the reason for the Atlantic hurricane season.
Aristotle: The Great Philosopher...and...
Learn about the world's first climate classification system, which only consisted of three climate zones--the torrid, temperate, and frigid. As with many other inventions, we have the ancient Greeks to thank!
4 Wedding Day Weather Hacks Every Bride-to-Be...
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Do You Know What Your Forecast Is Telling You?
Weather forecasts are meant to inform the public, but they’re not always communicated in a straightforward manner. Make sure you know what your forecast is telling you.
Auroras - Northern and Southern Lights
Auroras are an atmospheric phenomena many people associate with myths and legends of the past. But today we understand auroras to be a part of a new topic known as Space Weather.
The Jet Stream
A narrow band of air that moves around the earth at relatively high speeds. Speeds in a jet can reach close to 200 miles per hour
Two Hurricanes Colliding - Can Hurricanes Merge...
Two hurricanes merging to form one big hurricane is the topic of this interesting reader question. The reader wants to know if the storm will form one big hurricane or superhurricane.
What Is a Tropical Cyclone?
Tropical cyclones are one of the greatest meteorology hazards in the world. Next to flooding, the development of a tropical cyclone in any ocean can create a panic among the masses. Find the definition and information on naming tropical cyclones here.
Altocumulus Cloud - Weather Definition
Altocumulus cloud definition and photo including related weather terms in a full indexed weather photo glossary.
Ceiling
Ceiling - Cloud Ceiling defined in the weather glossary.
Tropical Wave
Tropical wave definition in the weather glossary.
Why Bank Thermometers Can't Be Trusted
When it comes to temperature displays at the entrances of banks and other businesses, take the 'X-Files' approach: Trust No One.
Thunderstorms
Thunderstorms are small scale weather patterns resulting from the formation of cumulonimbus clouds. A storm usually builds and diminishes within 30 minutes.
What Is Surface Water Runoff?
Surface water runoff is a part of the water cycle and a major factor in the reasons some areas have intense flooding. Surface water runoff can cause both flash floods and slow-onset floods.
Knot
Knots. Weather.
Tropical Storm
Tropical storm definition in the weather glossary.
Wind Gusts
Wind gust definition in the weather glossary.
Remember When It Rained... Frogs?
The expression "it's raining cats and dogs" may not be true, but it is true that stranger things have
The 10 Most Dangerous States for Lightning Deaths
Find out which states in the United States have the greatest number of lightning and thunderstorms related deaths and injuries.
Here's How to Prove Air Has Mass
Air has mass, but this idea is difficult for younger students to understand. To many students, air simply exists as a weightless substance. Proving air has mass can be a wonderful weather lesson plan and classroom science demonstration for school or as the basis of a science fair project.
How to Become a Meteorologist - About.com Weather
Advice on how to get the right education that'll prepare you for a successful career in weather.
What (and When) is Hurricane Season?
Learn hurricane season basics for the Atlantic, and the other cyclone and typhoon seasons experienced across the globe.
Where Does Warm Air Come From?
Tropical air forms in the world's low latitude regions, such as the equator, and can bring more than just warm weather.
Dream of Weather Last Night? The Reason Why May...
Can't forget last night's dream of that tornado or wind storm, this morning? It may be a sign that your feelings are getting the best of you (whether you realize it or not).
Top 10 Weather Songs of the 1970's
A list of the top weather songs of the 1970's is listed including artist, year, record label, and description. This fun list of songs is perfect for the weather fan and includes all the details you need to find these oldies classics.
What is NASA's Anvil Rule for Thunderstorms?
NASA launch protocols include data on weather and events within the atmosphere. Learn how anvil clouds form and why they are dangerous to the launch of a space shuttle.
Why Is Snow White?
Why is snow white? The color of snow is white, but sometimes not. While this question may seem simple, you may be surprised at the answer.
How to Be a Storm Chaser
How to be a storm chaser is one of the most frequently asked questions I receive. Read an exciting interview with a real-life storm chaser! Chris Caldwell is a participant in the annual storm chaser car show at the National Weather Festival in Oklahoma and he has great stories to tell and advice on becoming a storm chaser.
Willy Willy
Willy-Willy is defined in the weather glossary. Full definitions include photos and links to key weather articles on the topic. Explore the latest weather news as you browse the meteorology terms organized alphabetically with synonyms, misuses, and pronunciations.
Beaufort Wind Scale
The intensity of wind is commonly measured using the Beaufort Wind Intensity Scale. Page 10.
How Long Does a Tornado Last?
Quick tornado facts and FAQs - Answers from a weather expert
The Fujiwhara Effect
The Fujiwhara Effect is the term used to describe the rotation of two tropical storms or hurricanes around a common center. Several large hurricane systems have shown a Fujiwara Effect as the storm vortices interact often causing one hurricane or tropical depression to weaken.
9 Types of Snow Storms
The nine main types of winter precipitation are listed and explained including outside educational links for families to create winter safety and emergency kits. Compare the types of snow storms that could hit your area. Snow flurries, snow showers, winter squalls, and blizzards are discussed as the ingredients for winter precipitation are explained in detail. Keeping yourself and your family safe during the winter months is crucial as winter storm warnings are addressed.
Nitrogen - Gases in the Atmosphere
Nitrogen in the atmosphere is defined in the weather glossary. Full definitions include photos and links to key weather articles on the topic. Explore the latest weather news as you browse the meteorology terms organized alphabetically with synonyms, misuses, and pronunciations.
Top 10 Deadliest Tornadoes
A list of the top 10 deadliest tornadoes in the United States.
Types of Natural Disasters
Types of natural disasters, specifically weather-related natural disasters, account for the greatest economic and human losses in the world year after year.
10 'X-Files' Worthy Weather Phenomena
Talk about weird science! These weather phenomena are so strange, they could easily be (and sometimes are) mistaken for the paranormal.
Top 10 Weather Songs of the 1990s
A list of the top weather songs of the 1990s is listed including artist, year, record label, and description. This fun list of songs is perfect for the weather fans and includes all the details you need to find these classics. Teachers and students will find the music very helpful in their daily classroom plans for elementary and secondary schools as well!
What are Waterspouts?
Is a water spout a tornado? Learning how tornadoes form could save your life. Would you know what to look for? Find out everything you need to know about the formation of these violent twisters.
11 Weather Reports Gone Bad (and Gone Viral)
When was the last time you laughed at your TV weather guy or gal? Check out these hilarious must-see TV weather missteps.
Trace Precipitation
Trace precipitation is defined in the weather glossary.
How To Watch Clouds Form
Cloud formations in the sky can be seen as you watch clouds form over and over again. The structure of a cloud is created in a process that is small in scale, but easy to see.
Never Confuse a Thunderstorm, Tornado, or...
How do thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes differ? See how in this side-by-side storm comparison.
Fronts - Weather Map Symbols for the Types of...
Weather fronts are a weather condition that occurs when two or more air masses meet. Find the weather map symbols for the different types of fronts here.
Here's Your Recipe for the Perfect Spring or...
An atmospheric recipe for fair, sunny days.
The Perfect Storm - Nor'easters
The Perfect Storm occurred around October 31, 1991 as a massive and rare storm. With three meteorological conditions combining to create what has been called the 'Storm of the Century', this Halloween storm will not soon be forgotten. In fact, Sebastian Junger profiled this storm in his novel, The Perfect Storm. A film was later created based on the book.
Air Quality
Air Pollution - While air pollutants can come from both natural and artificial sources, humans are actually making certain days of the week worse. Find out which days of the week you are at the most risk for low air quality related health problems.
Climatologist
Climatologist definition and job responsibilities
Can You Tell Time Like a Meteorologist?
Learn about Z time, including how it differs from other 24-hour clocks, and how to easily calculate it.
Barometers
Barometer is defined in the weather glossary. Full definitions include photos and links to key weather articles on the topic. Explore the latest weather news as you browse the meteorology terms organized alphabetically with synonyms, misuses, and pronunciations.
The Waco Tornado
The top 10 deadliest US tornadoes created a staggering death toll. The number of lives lost in these tornadoes was tragic, as was the damage that they caused. Tornado damage happens very quickly and often without a lot of warning. This is especially true in the area of the US called tornado alley. Pictures of tornadoes show the devastation that can be caused based on wind speed (as measured by the Fujita scale) and the population of the area where the tornado touched down.
Top 10 Weather Radios and Scanners
Compare prices of weather radios designed to receive national and local weather news. Keep alert for watches and warnings with an electronic weather scanner. A weather radio could save your life in the event of severe weather such as hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, and typhoons.
Easterly Wave (AEW)
An area of showers and thunderstorms that travels off the northwest coast of Africa and is carried into the Atlantic Ocean by the Trade Winds.
Cloud Ceiling
The height (above the Earth's surface) of the lowest cloud or cloud layer.
How Nature Can Warn Us of a Hard Winter
Will it be a bad winter? Nature says yes, if one or more of these signs are seen.
Types of Floods
Types of floods and the floodplains that are affected are a form of severe weather that cause some of the most expensive and devastating damages in the United States. Learn about the types of floods, where floodplains are located, and some skills for practicing flood safety.
What is Graupel and How Is It Different from...
Graupel is a type of precipitation often referred to as snow pellets or soft hail.
Why Doesn't Freezing Rain Turn Into Snow?
Freezing rain is a winter precipitation type that can be deadly. Learn what causes freezing rain, how freezing rain forms, and the differences between freezing rain and sleet or snow formation.
Cold Fronts Approaching
Cold air that pushes in on a warm air mass will cause an uplift of air sometimes producing severe weather conditions. Page 3.
Pumping Out a Flooded Basement
Pumping out a flooded basement may be one of the first tasks you take after a devastating flood affects your home. But simple precautions need to be taken in order to prevent more damage to your home. The structural damage that can result could mean big trouble in a flooded home.
Driving in Flood Waters
Driving in flood water is dangerous. Flash flooding is a dangerous result of excessive rains in an area. Whether the area is flooded by saturated soils or river overflow, everyone should be educated on the dangers of flood waters.
Weather Symbols Summary
Summary of meteorological weather symbols used for weather station reporting. Page 9.
Huracan
Huracan is defined in the weather glossary
Free Weather Calculators
Weather calculations are easy even with complex forumlas with a weather calculator. The National Weather Service offers a series of calculators to help everyone from entusiasts, to students, to teachers.
Overcast
Overcast skies definition in the weather glossary.
Riverine Floods
Riverine floods are one type of flood that can cause excessive water flows over a floodplain area.
An Introduction to Tornadoes
Tornadoes have occurred in all 50 states. You may not be safe. Know the danger signs of tornado formation and where tornadoes are most likely to occur. Learning the violenbt nature of tornadoes are critical to preventing damages to your life and home.
Does the Atmosphere Have Mood Swings?
Whether we have clear, sunny skies or stormy weather depends on this basic characteristic of the atmosphere.
Atmospheric Pressure
Teachers looking for weather lesson plans will love this science experiment on air pressure. The original lesson is exciting and hands-on allowing for development of the science process skills.

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