Developing a plan around dangerous weather and preparing for lightning safety is imperative for youth sports organizers at all levels.
At any given time, there are 1,800 thunderstorms in progress across the globe. With them comes lightning, an electric current that most often results from small bits of ice bumping into each other as they move around in a cloud, causing a build-up of electrical charge.
Memorial Day weekend will be here before you know it. Whether you are traveling or staying home, it is vital to know the forecast. On Friday, take your umbrella if you live across the Central US as many will see rain and some will have severe thunderstorms. Those out West can also expect to have
Most people think that the key to a successful weather company is providing timely and accurate forecasts. While that’s certainly essential, it’s only part of the equation.
It’s no secret that bad weather can play havoc on the aviation industry. According to a 2016 study in Physical Geography, the weather was a cause or contributing factor in 35% of fatal general aviation accidents. It seems that we’re even more aware of weather’s impact on travel at this time of year when winter
We have all experienced a gust front, or outflow boundary, before. It is a process associated with thunderstorms and can cause winds strong enough to cause damage. While tied to thunderstorms, the gust front gets to you before the storm does. Gust fronts and outflow boundaries are the same thing. Similar to a cold front,
Have you heard of the dry line before? If you live in the Texas Panhandle or Oklahoma, this is nothing new to you. Every spring, the dry line is talked about on severe weather days. So, what is it exactly and how does it relate to thunderstorm development? The textbook definition of the dry line
Dos and don’ts during flood catastrophes are secondary to simply remaining calm. Without a clear head, the many dangers introduced by rising waters can cause panic, which can make things worse. Careful observances of the threats before it’s too late may turn future victims into survivors. Dos Dos and don’ts during flood catastrophes are secondary
Do you think you are safe from lightning when in a stadium? If you are a college football fan, you probably noticed that the game between the University of Oklahoma and Ohio State University was delayed on Saturday, Sept 17. Media may have shown rain falling, but it was actually a lightning delay that caused the