That giant fireball in Michigan last night did not trigger an earthquake

But it was gorgeous. It brightened the cold Michigan night in an instant: a brilliant burst of light streaking across the sky, captured on security footage and dashboard cameras across part of the state. Then the National Weather Service’s Detroit office tweeted out confirmation that the rock speeding through our atmosphere had caused an earthquake. Not… Please follow and like us:

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2017’s natural disasters are going to cost us

Hundreds of billions of dollars, to be precise. 2017 Billion Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters (NOAA) 2017 broke records for the number of extreme weather events that occurred, and the damages that resulted. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration It often felt like 2017 was just a serious of epic disasters, and now we have empirical proof.… Please follow and like us:

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Al Gore under fire for climate change claim on bomb cyclone icy storm

Former Vice President Al Gore is taking heat for his claim that the icy nor’easter blanketing the eastern seaboard with snow and freezing temperatures is “exactly what we should expect from the climate crisis.” The debate over global warming’s impact on Winter Storm Grayson was already raging when Mr. Gore jumped in with a tweet positing… Please follow and like us:

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This week, it was colder in Florida than it was in Alaska

But don’t let the weather fool you about the climate. Orange you glad it didn’t snow harder? Wikimedia Commons Though it sounds like a factoid ripped straight from Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, experts confirmed that Jacksonville, Florida really was colder than Anchorage, Alaska on Tuesday. With strange weather fronts and severe storms blowing across the… Please follow and like us:

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What the heck is a bomb cyclone?

And just how bad is it? It’s a scary-sounding term. DepositPhotos Bomb cyclone: it sounds really cool, it’s actually kind of scary, and it’s headed your way. On Wednesday and Thursday, the intimidatingly-named winter storm is set to hit the East Coast with icy precipitation from Florida up into New England. But a name as apocalyptic… Please follow and like us:

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Drones will fly into the path of the eclipse to study weather

As the sky does dark, robots will conduct atmospheric science. A hex drone and a DJI Phantom fly in the sunset On Monday, hex drones will fly into the sky during the eclipse to measure the change in weather from the sudden darkness and the sudden cold. Jamey Jacob When the sun disappears behind the moon… Please follow and like us:

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