Will the Kilauea Eruption Impact Global Weather Patterns?

While Kilauea has been erupting continuously since 1983, the volcano has become more active in recent weeks, spewing both large quantities of lava on the northeastern flank of the volcano into some populated areas, and sending explosive bursts of ash into the atmosphere at the summit. So, will the volcanic activity there have any impact

What Are Upper Air Maps and How Are They Used?

The location of troughs and ridges can play an essential role in a region’s weather. Weather observations above the ground are collected by weather balloons. Data from one a single site are plotted on a sounding, but an upper air chart can show information from multiple observation sites. Most upper air charts are plotted in

Meet a Met: Stewart Williams

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Stewart Williams @pgawxman1 University of North Carolina at Asheville, Meteorology On-site event meteorologist for professional golf Has been with DTN for 12 years What is your favorite part about being in MetOps? Working with a great group of people that have the same passion for weather as I do. What is the craziest weather event