Atmospheric dynamics
Meteorology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of the atmosphere. Studies in the field stretch back millennia, though significant progress in meteorology did not occur until the 18th century. T...
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This Rainbow Trapped Is Made Of 1000s Of Colored Threads
The Great Gallery of Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio, is usually filled with classic art pieces that date back decades and even hundreds of years back. But now it...
The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Might Be The Strongest In Years
NOAA is out with a new forecast for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season
Jet stream crossing the Equator prompts scientists to warn of 'global climate emergency'
Two environmentalists have declared a “global climate emergency” after the Northern hemisphere jet stream was found to have crossed the equator, bringing “unprecedented” changes to the world’s weather...
There's A Mysterious Sound Coming From The Caribbean That's So Loud It Can Be Heard From Space
The "Rossby whistle" is many octaves below the range of human hearing. In what sounds like a plot device from a science fiction movie involving sea monsters and aliens, a strange sound is coming out o...
Full-Circle Rainbow
Chasing full-circle rainbows with pilot Bruce Needham of Sunshine Helicopters.
Windyty, wind map & forecast
Ubercool wind animation all over the world. Wind and weather forecast for kiters, surfers, pilots and anyone else.
Weather Service Winter Outlook: Beneficial Rains For Southern California, Less Severe Cold In The Northeast
uch-needed rains for Southern California and a much less severe winter in the northeastern U.S. compared to the last two years headline the National Weather Service (NWS) winter outlook, which was rel...
STUNNING PHOTOS: Rainbow begins at World Trade Center day before 14th year since 9/11 attacks
Stunning photos show a rainbow coming from the World Trade Center in New York City Thursday, one day before the city marks the 14th year since an attack on Lower Manhattan. The rainbow made its debut ...
Strandbeests Are Coming to Walk Around Boston
See the giant, wind-powered mechanical creatures walk on their own. Pretty cool! Watch the video.
Very Rare Quadruple Rainbow Witnessed In Glen Cove Long Island
For the second day in a row, rain lashed the tri-state area soaking commuters, but Tuesday morning the clouds parted, leaving one lucky LIRR rider with a stunning view — a quadruple rainbow arcing ove...
Why The NYC Blizzard Forecast Was So Wrong
Meteorologists were predicting the end of the world. So how were we led so astray?
Terrifying Turbulence Aboard American Airlines Flight
Terrifying video emerges of turbulent American Airlines flight forced into emergency landing. Four passengers, one crew member go to hospital
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Timeline of meteorology
The timeline of meteorology contains events of scientific and technological advancements in the area of atmospheric sciences. The most notable advancements in observational meteorology, weather forec...
Timeline of meteorology - Wikipedia
A rainbow is an optical and meteorological phenomenon that is caused by reflection, refraction and dispersion of light in water droplets resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. It takes...
Rainbow - Wikipedia
Twilight is the illumination of the Earth's lower atmosphere when the Sun itself is not directly visible because it is below the horizon. Twilight is produced by sunlight scattering in the upper atmo...
Twilight - Wikipedia
Beaufort scale
The Beaufort scale /ˈboʊfərt/ is an empirical measure that relates wind speed to observed conditions at sea or on land. Its full name is the Beaufort wind force scale, although it is a measure of wind...
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Celsius, historically known as centigrade, is a scale and unit of measurement for temperature. It is named after the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701–1744), who developed a similar temperature ...
Celsius - Wikipedia
Fahrenheit (symbol °F) is a temperature scale based on one proposed in 1724 by the German physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736), after whom the scale is named. On Fahrenheit's original scale...
Fahrenheit - Wikipedia
Coriolis effect
In physics, the Coriolis effect is a deflection of moving objects when the motion is described relative to a rotating reference frame. In a reference frame with clockwise rotation, the deflection is t...
Coriolis effect - Wikipedia
Prevailing winds
Global surface wind vector flow lines colored by wind speed from June 1, 2011 to October 31, 2011.Prevailing winds are winds that blow predominantly from a single general direction over a particular...
Prevailing winds - Wikipedia
History of surface weather analysis
The history of surface weather analysis concerns the timetable of developments related to surface weather analysis. Initially a tool of study for the behavior of storms, surface weather analyses beca...
History of surface weather analysis - Wikipedia
Numerical weather prediction
Numerical weather prediction uses mathematical models of the atmosphere and oceans to predict the weather based on current weather conditions. Though first attempted in the 1920s, it was not until th...
Numerical weather prediction - Wikipedia
Weather forecasting
Weather forecasting is the application of science and technology to predict the state of the atmosphere for a given location. Human beings have attempted to predict the weather informally for millenni...
Weather forecasting - Wikipedia
Meteorological instrumentation
Meteorological instruments are the equipment used to sample the state of the atmosphere at a given time. Each science has its own unique sets of laboratory equipment. However, meteorology is a science...
Meteorological instrumentation - Wikipedia
Microscale meteorology
Microscale meteorology is the study of short-lived atmospheric phenomena smaller than mesoscale, about 1 km or less. These two branches of meteorology are sometimes grouped together as "mesoscale and ...
Mesoscale meteorology
Mesoscale meteorology is the study of weather systems smaller than synoptic scale systems but larger than microscale and storm-scale cumulus systems. Horizontal dimensions generally range from around ...