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Weather Tidbits: Heat Dangers II

The differences between heat stroke and heat exhaustion are check out in this Weather Tidbits.  Symptoms on the head differ with feeling faint or dizzy during heat exhaustion while during a heat…

Weather Tidbits: Hail Sizes II

Hail sizes are explored once again on this Weather Tidbits, but also how rare or common they occur. Hail is measured by the diameter of the stone.  The sizes are compared…

Weather Tidbits: Heat Advisory Criteria

This Weather Tidbits tells you what is the minimum for heat advisory for your state. The lowest criteria for a heat advisory is in New England with a minumum heat index…

Weather Tidbits: Buck Moon

The July full moon take center stage in this Weather Tidbits. The moon gets its name due to a buck's antlers emerging from the foreheads at this time of the year. It…

Weather Tidbits: Smog

It's all about smog in this Weather Tidbits. Smog is a combination of smoke and fog.  Poor air quality is usually caused by smog which can actually happen year-round. Smog can happen during…

Weather Tidbits: Summer Seasonal Lag

We discuss the 2nd part of seasonal lag in this Weather Tidbits, but focusing just on summer. While June has the summer solstice and maximum solar radiation, its actually July that…

Weather Tidbits: Hurricane Return Period

This Weather Tidbits explores what is hurricane return period. Hurricane return period is the frequency in which a hurricane at a certain intensity can be expected within 50 miles of a…

Weather Tidbits: Beaufort Scale on Land

The Beaufort Scale is an empricial measure that relates wind speed to observed conditions at sea or land and consists of 13 forces. The scale begins at Force 0 or calm…

Weather Tidbits: Hurricane Climatology III

This Weather Tidbits discusses the climatology of tropical systems during the final months of hurricane season in October and November. Cooler waters and wind shear increase in the Atlantic during October;…

Weather Tidbits: Hurricane Climatology II

The peak months of hurricane season of August & September are the main focus of this Weather Tidbits. Warmer waters of the Atlantic extend further east; triggering disturbances to originate as…

Weather Tidbits: Hurricane Climatology I

This Weather Tidbits explores the climatological pattern of tropical systems for the early months of hurricane season of June & July. The warmest waters of the Atlantic Basin during the month…

Weather Tidbits: Strawberry Moon

It's all about the Strawberry Moon in this Weather Tidbits. It gets its name due to strawberries being harvested & ripen during this time of the year. The June full moon is…

Weather Tidbits: The Quarter Test

This Weather Tidbits explains a quick way to find out if the food in your fridge and freezer are good to eat after a power outage; through the quarter test. Before…

Weather Tidbits: Car vs Air Temperature

This Weather Tidbits discusses the differences between car and air temperatures. The main takeaway is to never leave a pet and child in a car; as temperatures inside the vehicle…

Weather Tidbits: Surfaces & Temperature

Different surfaces provide different temperatures and that is the main focus on this Weather Tidbits. Grass will have a surface temperature closer to the actual air temperature; due to the amount…

Weather Tidbits: Earthquake Magnitude

Earthquake magnitude and intensities are discussed in this Weather Tidbits. Magnitude is the size of an earthquake; which are determined by seismometers that pick up vibrations or shakings that travel through the…

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