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May 2024

Tornadoes by the numbers, is 2024 seeing more twisters?

Springtime tornadoes are nothing new for residents of the Midwest, Plains and even the South. It’s common, most cities and towns have tornado sirens and school children perform tornado drills, but is the U.S. seeing a higher number of tornadoes this year compared to the average? What You Need To…

Full flower moon peaks this week

The flower moon will illuminate our skies this week. What You Need To Know May’s full moon is the Flower Moon Full moon will peak early Thursday Unobstructed views of the horizon allow for best sightings May’s full moon is often called the Flower Moon. Native American names also have…

Northern lights visible Aurora borealis geomagnetic storm

A strong geomagnetic storm is expected Friday night. NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a G4 (Severe) Geomagnetic Watch for the first time since 2005, meaning the northern lights, or aurora borealis, could be visible for much of the northern United States on Friday night and early Saturday morning. It may be…

How to understand tornadoes and stay safe

Not every thunderstorm spawns a tornado, but when they do, the strong rotating wind can really wreak havoc. So what causes a tornado to form? There are multiple variables that go into the development of a tornado that are not available in every storm. What You Need To Know About…

Rounds of severe weather to impact millions this week

A large storm system crossed the Rockies over the weekend. It produced rain and snow in parts of Wyoming and Montana. On Monday it pushed east toward the Plains as a cold front developed along it. This system will encounter a warm moist area in the center part of the…

Tracking the tropics 2024

The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t begin until June 1, but we’re already watching an area of low pressure in the eastern Atlantic. What You Need To Know The system has low development odds Upper-level winds will limit any future development Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1 The disturbance…

Cloud seeding explained

Widespread flooding in Dubai last week has people wondering if cloud seeding is to blame for the disaster. The short answer is no, but here, I explain why that is the case. What You Need To Know Cloud seeding can enhance rainfall by a small amount You cannot create a…

Storms with attitude slide over Central Florida Thursday

A system sparking a severe weather outbreak over parts of the southeastern U.S. today will sweep a line of strong to possibly severe storms into central Florida Thursday. What You Need To Know We have a level 2(slight risk) of severe storms northwest of I-4 Storms roll across the area…

Here’s what to know about the 2024 Atlantic hurricane names

The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season will follow up on a busy 2023 season. The 2023 season totaled 20 named storms, with 7 of those becoming hurricanes and 3 of those 7 becoming major (Category 3 or greater) hurricanes. Of those hurricanes, Hurricane Idalia was the only hurricane that made landfall…