The wildfires in California have been utterly remarkable and equally destructive. Cal Fire reported on November 9th that the Camp Fire had surpassed 90,000 acres but was only 5 percent contained. At the time of writing, nine people were confirmed dead in the Northern California fire.
I often refer to geosynchronous weather satellites as the "lead singers" of the weather satellite rock band. They get much of the attention and produce stunning views of hurricanes, tornadic storms, and other real-time weather events.
There is always something special and important about elections. They affirm a basic right that we have as citizens of the United States. On November 6th, the United States midterm elections will take place.
Weather is a part of our day. We are aware of it. We plan for it. We are affected by it. Many people take weather information for granted. Its on our phones, television screens, Internet pages, or radios.
As an atmospheric scientist, I thought it would be interesting to explore the meteorology of actual baseballs in flight and the innovative capabilities of a new company called Weather Applied Metrics.
While many U.S. eyes tend to be Atlantic Ocean-centric when it comes to hurricane activity, the eastern Pacific basin has been very active in 2018.
While tempted to expand on Chicken Little, I decided to pass and move on. On most Thursday mornings before I head to the University of Georgia, I take the trash and recycle bins to the curb.
Sam Tingle ’19 will graduate from UGA with two undergraduate degrees and a master’s degree in geography. When he arrived at UGA in 2014, though, his path lay uncharted.
You absolutely read the title correctly, and it is very similar to one that I wrote about Hurricane Ophelia in 2017. Hurricane Leslie is currently headed toward Africa and Europe.
If you’ve seen, heard or read news about climate change and extreme weather, plastic waste in oceans, or the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, you probably know these names: Marshall Shepherd (above left), Samantha Joye (center) and Jenna Jambeck.