Weather

Weather

Weather: includes weather phenomena that are at the extremes of the historical distribution, especially severe or unseasonal weather. The most commonly used definition of extreme weather is based on an event’s climatological distribution. Extreme weather occurs only 5% or less of the time. According to climate scientists and meteorological researchers, extreme weather events are rare

Britain could freeze in YEARS of super-cold winters if Icelandic volcano erupts

Britain could freeze in YEARS of super-cold winters if Icelandic volcano erupts

BRITAIN could freeze in YEARS of super-cold winters and miserable summers if the Bardarbunga volcano erupts, experts have warned. By: Nathan Rao Published: Fri, August 22, 2014 Depending on the force of the explosion, minute particles thrust beyond the earth’s atmosphere can trigger DECADES of chaotic weather patterns.Tiny pieces of debris act as billions of […]

Cristobal Forms, Will Impact US Eastern Beaches

Cristobal Forms, Will Impact US Eastern Beaches

By Kristina Pydynowski, Senior Meteorologist August 24, 2014 Tropical Storm Cristobal has taken shape and is expected to eventually become a hurricane and impact the Atlantic beaches of the United States. Tropical Depression Four strengthened into Tropical Storm Cristobal at 6:20 a.m. EDT Sunday. Cristobal was churning near the southern Bahamas at that time. Cristobal […]

US Fall Outlook: How Will Weather Shape Home Heating Costs?

US Fall Outlook: How Will Weather Shape Home Heating Costs?

By Mark Leberfinger, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer August 20, 2014 United States residents may pay higher heating costs this fall as colder air is expected to grip the Rockies and Plains at times and some quick-hitting chilly shots may impact the Northeast. However, heating prices may be offset by higher inventories of propane and natural gas. […]

Snow set to blast Scotland as forecasters warn of ‘coldest August spell in a century’

Snow set to blast Scotland as forecasters warn of ‘coldest August spell in a century’

Forecasters have warned that Cumbria and Yorkshire could see the coldest August spell in 95 years The temperature rose no higher than 8.9C in 1919 and it is expected to dip that low again later this week Snow is predicted in the mountains of Scotland as a stubborn band of low pressure drags air in […]

Flooding Risk Expands Into Mid-Atlantic

Flooding Risk Expands Into Mid-Atlantic

By Brian Lada, Meteorologist August 18, 2014 A swath of slow-moving showers and thunderstorms will gradually push into the mid-Atlantic for the start of the new week. Torrential downpours associated with the thunderstorms could result in flash flooding and travel delays for people from Kentucky to Virginia through Tuesday morning. This includes portions of the […]

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