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New MSN Apps Released For iOS, Android

New MSN Apps Released For iOS, Android

By Chris Crum December 11, 2014

Microsoft has launched some new MSN Apps for iOS, Android, and Amazon devices. These are platform expansions of apps currently available for Windows. There are six in all: Sports, Finance, News, Health & Fitness, Food & Drink, and Weather. They …

Gustnado: What is It? Should You Be Worried?

“Gustnado”, or “gust-front tornado,” is a low-level rotating cloud that is short-lived. It can sometimes form within a severe thunderstorm. Reports say that the average gustnado lasts just seconds to a few minutes. According to the National Weather Service, gustnadoes …

Derecho Threat: Severe Storm Pummels Midwest

A derecho is often classified as a type of extreme weather phenomenon, which refers to an inland-type of hurricane accompanied by heavy thunderstorms. Derechos are capable of inflicting extensive damage to wide areas. According to the Storm Prediction Center, derechos …

Baseball-Size Hail Batters Northeast Nebraska

Severe thunderstorms swept through Nebraska and produced baseball-size hail that surprised many residents. According to the National Weather Service, northern and eastern Nebraska, northeast Missouri, and western and southern Iowa are at risk for severe weather conditions. Additionally, there will …

Hurricane Amanda Grows Strong, Then Quickly Weakens

Hurricane Amanda broke records over the weekend and briefly caused concern. Now it appears that the storm will pose little threat to anybody. The Weather Channel reports that Hurricane Amanda quickly became the strongest eastern Pacific hurricane for the month …

Tropical Storm Amanda Should Weaken Quickly

The first tropical storm for the eastern Pacific 2014 hurricane season has been named. Tropical storm Amanda formed about 620 miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico and the National Hurricane Center predicts the system will reach hurricane status in strength within …

Denver Tornadoes: At Least 4 Tornadoes Touched Down

Wednesday, May 21, was a night full of severe weather for the Denver, Colorado area. Not only did at least four tornadoes touch down, the storms brought heavy rain, intense lightning, and icy hail. The National Weather Service reported that …

Denver Tornadoes Cause Hail Storm

On Wednesday, a total of eight tornadoes touched down in the Denver metro area. In addition, Colorado was also facing a fierce thunderstorm that produced piles of hail, which caused residents to take shelter. Three tornadoes touched down in Araphoe …

El Niño 2014 Might Become a Repeat of 1997

NASA satellite imaging of the Pacific Ocean has revealed data that resembles the conditions which fostered the record-breaking El Niño year of 1997. El Niño, which is Spanish for “the boy,” with the capitalized version meaning “Christ Child,” is a …

El Nino 2014: Get Ready For More Crazy Weather

We have endured one of the craziest winters anyone has seen in awhile. While global warming is what many are blaming for the bizarre weather patterns, it seems like there is another phenomenon that may be in play. Every several …

Mississippi Tornado Weather Possible Early Next Week

This year’s long, long winter is finally over and warmer weather is bringing people out of their houses in the Midwest and Eastern U.S. The coming of spring, however, doesn’t mean the nation’s weather troubles are quite over yet. After …

Tornadoes Reported in Mid and Southwestern States: 8

It’s time for one of nature’s biggest blockbuster hits: Tornado Season. On Thursday, the bulk of the Midwestern and Southwestern states experienced high winds and giant balls of hail in one day, and eight tornadoes touched down in Texas, Missouri …

Tornadoes in California Cause Limited Damage

Since last summer, San Francisco, California has received less than half the average amount of rainfall it usually sees over the course of one year. A supercell, which hit the mainland from the Pacific on Wednesday, however, has brought much …

Al Roker Berates Mayor De Blasio Via Twitter

New York City experienced blizzards on Thursday, and schools were kept open by the NYC administration. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was criticized for not following New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s lead, when Governor Cuomo declared a state of …

Don’t Videobomb The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore

Veteran meteorologist Jim Cantore has been a fixture on The Weather Channel for nearly 30 years, going on into the field to cover some of the country’s major weather events – Katrina, Irene, Sandy…the list goes on. Let’s just say …

California Drought: The Worst Yet To Come?

If it’s any comfort to Californian natives, scientists say that this drought, which has been going since fall of last year, is not the worst the state has seen. This even as it has been acknowledged that the current drought …

Super Bowl Date May Change Due To Weather

The NFL is currently making contingency plans for the Super Bowl, just in case the weather conditions makes it impossible for the teams to play. While many can’t imagine the Super Bowl being on any other day but Sunday, it …