Weather Topic of The Month
you ever wonder how NOAA or the NWS came to be ?
NOAA was implemented
by President Richard Nixon in 1970
pieces, each with a rich history, joined together to make NOAA.
of NOAA's components have 19th century origins.
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By: NOAA / NWS
ranked the #1 state in lighting related injuries and
strike for many miles out from the storm that is approaching or
has past !
It is not the
rubber tires on your car
that protects you from lighting !
recent high temps and humidity, outdoor activities can
Did you know:
Heat is the
number one weather-related killer in the US !
combined with high humidity can reach very dangerous
By: NOAA SLOSH Manual
recent Hurricane Irene and the associated mass flooding, we
tend to forget the dangers of coastal living.
The storm surge
moves with the forward speed of the hurricane !
water moving at 10 - 15 mph has tremendous power !
yard of sea water weighs almost a ton !
more info on clouds, click on picture
all the recent rain, did you ever wonder how to read clouds to
know what the weather will be ?
Clouds are classified
by altitude and shape.
can indicate types of weather yet to come.
like people, have a "Life Cycle".
sure to check back each month for a new weather topic.
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