Most people think that once you get a meteorology degree, you’re destined to embark on a career as a forecaster. While that’s often true, it’s sometimes the case that a degree in meteorology by itself has limited value in today’s marketplace. For that reason, I encourage those with a degree in meteorology to combine it
The “Bomb Cyclone” that made national headlines during the middle part of last week was a spectacular example of what a strong late-winter/early-spring storm can be in the central United States.
While most people consider March 20 to officially be the first day of spring because of its coincidence with the spring equinox, for the more meteorologically inclined spring has already begun.
A very active monsoon trough across northern Queensland and a tropical low-pressure system that developed along the trough have resulted in record-setting rainfall amounts across the area.
The Pineapple Express may sound like a fast train in the tropics, but did you know it’s an actual term to describe at atmospheric feature? Another long-lasting, wet & snowy period for Northern California over the next 2-days. "Atmospheric river" or "Pineapple Express" terms for the continuous moisture stream arriving out of the subtropical Pacific.
Just about every type of weather happened somewhere in the US over the past weekend. Heavy rains, tornadoes, blizzards, flooding, and even a typhoon near Guam caused, and continue to cause automobile accidents, flooded land, destroyed homes, and three fatalities. At 520 PM CST, a confirmed large and extremely dangerous #tornado was located over Columbus, moving
As temperatures warm and the snow slowly starts to disappear, you might start thinking about getting outside more. However, one potential hazard that you may not have considered is flooding.
In the first installment of this three-part blog series we began to dive into the numbers from the USDA Farm & Ranch Irrigation Survey from (2013). In particular, we took a look at the sobering adoption numbers for what one might call “precision irrigation scheduling” techniques.
With so much conversation surrounding the extreme-cold weather that affected large parts of the U.S. last month, Nicole Stevens explains exactly what a polar vortex is and lays out the true scale of its impact.
You may enjoy the freshly fallen snow for a while, but eventually, you’ll be ready for it to go away. After all, even your snowman has to disappear one day. Learn how weather affects the speed at which snow melts. Before we consider how snow melts, let’s talk about how this process occurs in general.