Weather Forecasts May Suffer From 5G

Carriers may be racing to deploy 5G, but it seems accurate weather forecasts may be an unintended casualty.

Dark Sky Weather App Shutting Down at End of 2022

Popular weather app Dark Sky is shutting down at the end of 2022, following Apple’s purchase of the app in 2020.

An Unlikely Casualty of the 5G Revolution: Weather Forecasting

Science journal Nature is reporting that accurate weather forecasting may be an unintentional casualty of 5G deployment. At the heart of the issue is the frequencies that have been approved for use in 5G networks, specifically frequencies around 23.8 GHz.…

Tornadoes In Texas Leave A 40-Mile Trail Of Devastation [Photos]

The violent tornadoes which pounded the Texas area on Sunday left many people homeless and killed at least 11 people. According to reports, the National Weather Service confirmed on Sunday night that nine tornadoes had ripped through the Lone Star…

El Nino Report Released By Climate Prediction Center

The peak of the 2015-2016 El Nino is closing in according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and this is one of the strongest on record (dating back to 1950). According to a report from the administration’s Climate Prediction…

New MSN Apps Released For iOS, Android

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…

Tropical Storm Bertha Might Miss US Eastern Coast

Everyone on the Eastern coast of the United States should keep their fingers crossed: Early projections of the path of Tropical Storm Bertha has it quite possibly missing the United States. It’s true that projections are merely educated guesses, but…

Super Typhoon Neoguri Heads for Japan

Super Typhoon Neoguri is expected to reach Okinawa early Tuesday, in what has been described as a “once in decades” storm. The Japan Meteorological Agency has measured sustained winds of 123 miles per hour, with gusts so far hitting 168…

Kim Jung Un Rebukes Meteorologists for Bad Forecasts

In 2010, North Korea was forced out of the World Cup in South Africa after giving up a staggering 12 goals in only three games. Upon returning home, the Korean soccer players were publicly shamed and scolded for their performance…

Twitter Forecast: Cloudy with a Certainty of Hyperlocal Weather Targeted Ads

In the near future, you can expect to see a new type of promoted tweet that’s appearing in your feed because it’s raining outside. Or because the forecast calls for a b-e-a-utiful weekend. Twitter has partnered with The Weather Company…

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 And Disrupts Airport

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…