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Why is the spring "In like a lion, out like a lamb?"

We all know that in this area, it can seem as if the warm, sunny weather is here to stay (finally!) but then it becomes colder, wetter, and windier for a stretch of time. 347 more words

Bucks County Audubon Society

La Plata Tornado

A few days ago was the anniversary of the 2002 La Plata, MD, tornado.  This was a big deal to me, as it was the beginnings of storm chasing.   339 more words


The Skies of May

The big squally skies over Phillip Island with curtains of rain and blustery cold wind were welcome today.

The April weather summary isn’t out yet but it must have broken some more records for being ridiculously hot. 185 more words


Satellite Image of the Week: #18

This week’s satellite image was taken over New Mexico and Colorado this morning. This image shows a mountain-wave pattern of clouds coming from the southern Rocky Mountains. 55 more words


Journalism in weather

Weather takes an important part of journalism, especially if you are one of the people who provide the news. Informing the public about when a storm is approaching and the type of hazard they may bring, particularly to those who live in a region susceptible to tornadoes. 452 more words

SPC Outlook

It looks like there is some severe threat tomorrow, but then the atmosphere will quiet down for a few days.  This will give me a chance to finish out my semester before going storm chasing. 49 more words


Preparing for Storm Chasing

May is quickly approaching, and once the hoopla of the semester dies down a little, it will be time to go storm chasing again.

I have quite a few things that need to be ready before I go, and I am compiling a list of things that need to be completed. 117 more words