No, we are not talking about this week, though this has been cold. About this same time 26 years ago, we were experiencing the coldest air ever recorded in our area.
The dangers of snowy & icy roads were highlighted by this near-miss along an interstate in Iowa this week. The shocking and scary video was released by the Iowa State Patrol. It shows a pick up truck crashing into a delivery truck and nearly hitting two people on the side of the highway.… More >>
Sigh, another rainy Saturday! BUT, there is good news! This will not be like last weekend. Let’s break down what to expect today below - starting with what is happening right now! A wintry mix moved in Friday evening, changed over to rain overnight and is now increasing in coverage this morning. More >>
Phase 1 of the cool-down is here and that will come into play as the next storm moves in late Friday. There's just enough cold air that between 6-10 pm locations along and north of I-64 may experience a brief wintry mix. Recent warmth will help keep roads mainly wet, but elevated surfaces ma… More >>
A lightning bolt is nature's way of balancing charge distribution. We commonly observe this phenomenon during thunderstorms, but it can also occur during volcanic eruptions! The Taal Volcano, located about 37 miles south of Manila, began erupting Sunday. As night fell, a rare display of volc… More >>
Was 2019 an eventful year for you? It certainly was for our home planet. Earth experienced volcanic eruptions, tropical cyclones and melting glaciers. From space, NASA saw a surge in Amazon rainforest wildfires as well as a total solar eclipse in the South Pacific. More >>