Monthly Archives: March 2018
Severe summer weather can happen at any time and anywhere. The three biggest severe weather killers in the United States today are tornadoes, lightning and flash floods. Your best protection is to be prepared.
First, you need access to reliable weather information so you remain alert for potential weather hazards. Get a NOAA weather radio for weather updates. Subscribe to wireless emergency alerts, or WEAs, that provide free messages to your cell phone that will alert you about severe weather in your area. For more information on WEA Alerts, go to www.ready.gov/warning-systems-signals. Continue reading
The 2018 vernal equinox occurs Tuesday March 20th at 11:15 a.m. Civilizations throughout the long span of human history in our hemisphere have celebrated this day as it marks the beginning of a continuous six-month period during which the daytime … Continue reading
Employing data from the last 70 winter seasons (December, January and February) we have been examining the extent of air colder than 23 degrees over the Northern Hemisphere. This year’s winter season was the 23rd warmest of the last 70. … Continue reading