All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Weather’

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 system of abnormally high seawater temperatures that develops off the Pacific coast of South America, leading to extreme weather across …

Read More

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 years, we experience something known as “El Nino”. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA defines this weather event …

Read More

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 winter weather pushed back this year’s tornado season, it appears that some severe weather may make up for it this …

Read More

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 and Illinois within an three-hour period. According to NBC News, four tornadoes hit Texas on Thursday evening between 6 p.m. …

Read More

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 needed rain, and more, to the Bay Area. At 6:15 pm Wednesday afternoon, the city of Roseville, Ca experienced an …

Read More

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 emergency. Elected officials and teacher’s unions called de Blasio’s decision to keep schools open a mistake, as the city was …

Read More

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 he knows how to handle pressure. And he definitely knows how to handle a drunk videobomber – a well-placed knee …

Read More

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 is the driest spell in the state’s history since rainfall began to be recorded. So the good news is that …

Read More

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 looks like there is a very real possibility that it will have to be held on a different day. Super …

Read More

More El Niño Heat Waves Expected in the Future

As high temperatures continue to scorch much of Australia this week, researchers are warning that particularly harsh summers could become more normal in the future. A new study published this week in Nature Climate Change predicts that hot El Niño- related weather will happen more frequently as the Earth continues to warm. The study’s authors predict that these types of …

Read More

Delray Beach Flooding: I-95 Shut Down, Lives Lost

Southern Florida laid under more than a foot of rainwater earlier today due to a flash flood that washed out homes and streets– and also took two lives. A Florida newspaper tells us of how schools and a large section of I-95 were shut down today, and the high waters even drifted into the emergency room of the Delray Medical …

Read More

It’s So Cold Escaped Prisoners Are Turning Themselves In

It’s really cold out there. Really, really cold. A good chunk of the country is still feeling the effects of the Polar Vortex, arctic cyclone, circumpolar whirl – or whatever you want to call it – and that means that a lot of people are blanketed by single-digit and even sub-zero temps. How cold is it? Well, it’s apparently cold …

Read More

Page 2 of 7«12345»...Last »