LIGHTNING AND THUNDERSTORM via Art in Tanzania Blog

Lightning is the brilliant electric spark discharge in the atmosphere occurring within a thunderstorm, between the clouds. The flashing of light produced by a discharge of atmospheric electricity and a flashing of light is the result of discharge of atmosphere electricity within a thunderstorm cloud way up into the sky. Many small bits of iceContinue reading “LIGHTNING AND THUNDERSTORM via Art in Tanzania Blog”

These are the 10 costliest hurricanes in U.S. history – 3 are from 2017 — CW33 NewsFix

The year 2017 was the costliest ever for weather and climate disasters in the United States, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday, totaling $306 billion. The previous record year, 2005, saw $215 billion in disasters. Three storms, Harvey, Irma and Maria all landed in the top five on NOAA’s updated list of the costliest U.S.Continue reading “These are the 10 costliest hurricanes in U.S. history – 3 are from 2017 — CW33 NewsFix”

Climate: Sea ice at both poles way below average — Summit County Citizens Voice

Antarctic sea ice retreat could set stage for ice shelf collapses Staff ReportMonths of above-average temperatures in the Arctic slowed the growth of sea ice formation to a crawl during the second half of October, the National Snow and Ice Data Center reported in its latest monthly update.The ice scientists said that, starting Oct. 20, […]Continue reading “Climate: Sea ice at both poles way below average — Summit County Citizens Voice”

Japan BOM: Global Warming will cause Heavier Snowfall — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Japan Meteorological Agency thinks global warming will lead to heavier snowfall in Northern Japan. According to writer Susumu Yoshida of the Asahi Shimbun, a prominent Japanese national newspaper; Global warming will bring more heavy snow in northern Japan Logic would tell us that continuing global warming will lead to […]Continue reading “Japan BOM: Global Warming will cause Heavier Snowfall — Watts Up With That?”

Photos: Hurricane Matthew makes landfall — WAVY-TV

Hurricane Matthew made landfall as a Category 4 storm on October 4 near Les Anglais, Haiti, then continued its path toward the east coast of the United States. APP USERS: Click here to view the photos via Photos: Hurricane Matthew makes landfall — WAVY-TV

VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes

Drone footage gives a bird’s eye view of the massive sinkhole in Harbor, Oregon. VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes WATE 6 On Your Side 21m ago HARBOR, Ore. (AP/WATE) – Transportation officials say a massive sinkhole has opened near a highway along the coast of southern Oregon. Kyle Rice, posted a YouTube video ofContinue reading “VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes”

Univ. of Utah study finds increased temperatures reduce toxin tolerance of some animals

Add this to the growing list of environmental complications due to global warming. U Study Finds That Increased Temperatures Reduce Toxin Tolerance of Some Animals BEAU HART on January 20, 2016 at 6:00 am Research conducted by U Ph.D. student Patrice Kurnath finds that at warmer temperatures the toxin tolerance of certain mammals is reducedContinue reading “Univ. of Utah study finds increased temperatures reduce toxin tolerance of some animals”

Be careful driving, Willamette Valley gets 2nd round of ice, blustery showers.

You can expect wetter weather on and off through early next week  Updated: December 3, 2015, 5:35 am A second round of ice is expected in the Gorge Wednesday night and into Thursday. (KOIN) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A second round of showers moved in along the coast and in the Willamette Valley on WednesdayContinue reading “Be careful driving, Willamette Valley gets 2nd round of ice, blustery showers.”

Snow Facts

It’s not really the most wonderful time of the year unless there is snow involved. Fact.  Not only can snow be the greatest part of the British weather experience, but it also guarantees more happiness than a decent summer season. Ah snow. Word on the street (the street being the Met Office) is that weContinue reading “Snow Facts”

Chile’s Thunderstorm

CHILE’S THUNDERSTORM IS THE MESMERIZING RESULT OF VOLCANIC CHAOS The video below, filmed by Chilean cinematographer Christian Muñoz-Donoso reveals the super-charged volcanic ash cloud appeared during an eruption at Volcán Calbuco, one of Chile’s most dangerous volcanos, earlier this year. According to BBC Earth, dirty thunderstorms, also known as volcanic lightning, are rare phenomena that occur duringContinue reading “Chile’s Thunderstorm”

Severe El Niño events will lead to coastal flooding and erosion

By Web Staff Published: September 21, 2015, 12:35 pm Map courtesy NOAA The projected upsurge of severe El Niño and La Niña events will cause an increase in storm events leading to extreme coastal flooding and erosion in populated regions across the Pacific Ocean, according to a multi-agency study published Monday in Nature Geoscience. The impactContinue reading “Severe El Niño events will lead to coastal flooding and erosion”

A preview of the 2015 Central Pacific Hurricane Season

Surviving a Storm We’re only two weeks away from the start of hurricane season and thanks to El Nino, Hawaii could see another active storm season this year. The 2015 Central Pacific Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30. There is a good relation of El Nino years to increased hurricane activity. The averageContinue reading “A preview of the 2015 Central Pacific Hurricane Season”