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Weather Tidbits: Cool Snow Facts

This Weather Tidbits is all about cool snow facts. The facts range from how many snowflakes we see a year, to the types of snowflakes and even record snowfall.

Weather Tidbits: Pressure

This Weather Tidbits is all about atmospheric pressure. They are 3 important factors that determine the pressure, which are density, altitude and temperature. Pressure is measured by a barometer but it can…

Weather Tidbits: Sea vs Land Breeze

This Weather Tidbits focuses on the differences between the sea breeze and the land breeze. The sea breeze happens during the day due to the warm land and the…

Weather Tidbits: Weather Instruments

This Weather Tidbits is all about the instruments used in meteorology. The instruments listed all help measure either temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, visibility, pressure and precipitation.

Weather Tidbits: Winter Precipitation

This Weather Tidbits focuses on something Delmarva lacked seeing quite a bit this winter, which was the different types of winter precipitation. The types range from the warmest which is rain…

Weather Tidbits: Catatumbo Lightning

This Weather Tidbits focuses on a special weather phenomenon called Catatumbo Lightning. This type of lightning occurs in Venezuela and it's tends to be quite powerful but also frequent. The lightning…

Weather Tidbits: Temperature

It's all about the temperature on this Weather Tidbits. Temperature is the degree of hotness or coldness of a substance. A thermometer measures temperature and it can be read in 3 different…

Weather Tidbits: Extreme Records

This Weather Tidbits focuses on extreme weather records across the globe. It ranges from the heaviest rainfall and snowfall in 24 hours to one year, but also the strongest winds within…

Weather Tidbits: Fog

Today's Weather Tidbits focuses on fog. Fog is a low-lying cloud near or at the surface, usually represented as a stratus cloud. They are multiples types of fog, some are caused by…

Weather Tidbits: Weather Folklore

Today's Weather Tidbits focuses on Weather Folklore. The folklore range from snow to how the moon looks while being across the world, and can be easily explained with some simple meteorology.

Weather Tidbits: Air Masses

Today's Weather Tidbits focuses on air masses. An air mass is large body of air. They are described by the degree of temperature in uppercase (T,E,A & P) and their source…

Weather Tidbits: Seasonal Jet Streams

Today's Weather Tidbits focuses on jet streams and their seasonal variations. A jet stream is a narrow band of strong winds in the upper levels of the atmosphere, that are…

Weather Tidbits: When Spring Brings

This Weather Tidbits focuses when spring begins depending on which science field. The most common is astronomical which begins around March 21, when the sun touches the equator, meaning equal daylight…

Weather Tidbits: The Exosphere

Today's Weather Tidbits concludes the week-long study of the atmosphere, focusing on the exosphere. The exosphere is the earth's outermost layer and at this point, you are also entering outer space. The…

Weather Tidbits: The Thermosphere

We continue to go up in the atmosphere now in the thermosphere for today's Weather Tidbits. The thermosphere is known to be the hottest layer with temperatures reaching 3,500° F, due to the…

Weather Tidbits: The Mesosphere

This Weather Tidbits focuses on the 3rd layer of the atmosphere, which is the mesosphere. The mesosphere is known best for where meteors burn up, but also being the coldest with temperatures…

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