Tag: Forecast

Lightning Science: How does it Work?

The sight and sound of thunder and lightning usually mean the beginning of Spring. Some places it could mean the start of a hurricane. Mythology and Stories From the beginning, parents have tried to explain lightning. Whether it is religious ideas or made up stories to calm fears, some of the stories can be quite Read More

Lightning Safety Tips and Resources

The roll of thunder usually means lightning is not far away. The crackle of the storm brings everyone to attention. So, how can we be safe? Here are some tips to keep you safe during lightning storms. When and Where Outdoor Safety Do’s Checking the Forecast If you are planning an activity outside, check the Read More

Fahrenheit or Celsius: Different Ways to Measure Temperature.

Temperature is a numerical representation of the degree of hotness and coldness of a body or a particular entity. It is one of the most measured parameters; different scales developed to this effect over the years. Today, the two most important scales for measuring temperature is the Celsius and the Fahrenheit scales. The Fahrenheit Scale Read More

How to Become a Meteorologist: The Pathway

Understanding the concept of meteorology and meteorologist Meteorology has to do with atmospheric science that studies various factors that affect the environment. It has to do with changes in the physical characteristics that make up the earth. What is a meteorologist?  A meteorologist is someone who studies, observes, reports and forecast weather conditions. As a Read More

Weather Map: The Key to Learning How Weather Works

 Why do we need a weather map? What the Eye’s See A weather map is used to show differences in temperature, show what weather anomalies are happening and to help with forecasting.  What if a meteorologist just told you about the weather?  It wouldn’t help with understanding what is happening with the weather.  People need Read More