Category: Weather

Hard Hit Haiti And Tomas Hurricane Tomas Tracking For Haiti

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Haiti is preparing for Hurricane Tomas, which is tracking right off the western coast of the hard hit Caribbean island nation is bracing for heavy rains and winds in an already devastated region. Tomas currently has maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, or 135 kph, and is located about 160 miles or 255 kilometers west …

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List of Worst Storms of 2010 Painting a Picture for the Future?

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Here are just a few of some of the top worst storms of 2010 ripped from the headlines. Storm To Be Among Worst In 70 Years October 25, 2010 6:03 AM A combination of strong thunderstorms, followed by violent and destructive winds, will make for one of the Midwest’s most dangerous storms in 70 years. …

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Greenville County Schools Closed as Winter Storm Hits Carolinas

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The verdict is official, Greenville County Schools are closed, as the largest school system in the state announced recently. Auto accidents are piling up across the northern portions of the county as commuters leave their homes to find that freezing rain overnight has left slick patches on the roads. More than 220 auto accidents were …

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Aumsville Oregon Aumsville Tornado in Oregon Rare Signs of Things to Come

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A rare occurrence in Aumsville Oregon as an Aumsville Tornado in Oregon struck at 11:40 AM PST and lasted for about 5 minutes. The rare twister damaged or destroyed multiple buildings in the town, according to city officials. The small city is approximately 12 miles southeast of Salem, Oregon, in Marion County. Local chapters of …

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NASA Ranks 2011 Ninth-Warmest Year Ever Recorded With Temperature Animation Video

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According to NASA, 2011 ranked ninth warmest ever recorded and even added a temperature animation video! The global average surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880, according to NASA scientists. The finding continues a trend in which nine of the 10 warmest years in the modern meteorological record have occurred since the …

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Groundhog Day 2012 Punxsutawney Phil Set To Make Winter Prediction

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Groundhog Day 2012 will be here soon and Punxsutawney Phil will leave his burrow at 7:20 February 2nd at Gobblers Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania where he will observe the current weather conditions and look for his shadow, he will then make his weather prediction for the remainder of winter. In addition to the much waited …

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Sun Jan 22 2012 Solar Storm Largest Solar Flare Since 2005 Bombarding Earth Now

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The largest solar storm is hitting us now as a result of Sunday nights solar flare, the largest since 2005. The solar flare occurred at about 11 p.m. EST Sunday Jan 22, 2012 and will hit Earth with three different effects at three different times. The biggest issue is radiation, according to the National Oceanic …

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Clean Water: Water Shortage Crisis Worsens As Climate Change Advances

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Many of us take clean water for granted, especially in developed nations. We go to the kitchen or bathroom and turn on the faucet, and viola, we have instant access to clean water! Unfortunately, for roughly some 1 billion people, that isn’t the case. In fact, according to The Water Project, there is a global …

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