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May 2023

Quiet season hurricanes can still be impactful

Evidence of an emerging El Niño is leading forecasters to predict a less active hurricane season in the Atlantic this year. But that doesn’t mean that the risk of a tropical cyclone impacting the U.S. is non-existent. What You Need To Know The last few years saw near or above-average tropical…

Making public tornado shelters more accessible

Meteorologists often harp on tornado safety and knowing where your safe place is during severe weather. Any time you turn on the news during tornado coverage, you will hear them say repeatedly: “find your safe place.” If you have a basement, that’s where it is. If you don’t have a…

5 simple ways to run your A/C less this summer

Help your air conditioner help you stay cool this summer. Check out these things that you can do today to take some pressure off your A/C and save you some money on your electric bill. What You Need To Know Your ceiling fan should spin a certain way to create…

NOAA’s 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook

The 2023 Atlantic hurricane season begins in one week, and NOAA has released its outlook for the upcoming season. NOAA predicts a near normal season this year.  What You Need To Know NOAA’s outlook predicts 12 to 17 named storms, 5 to 9 of which could become hurricanes NOAA researchers…

Increasing U.S. temperatures have led to more mosquito days

The warm weather months are a time of outdoor fun, from hiking to water activities. But there’s one thing that can make it dreadful – mosquitoes. What You Need To Know Average mosquito days per year have increased because of warming temperatures Areas in the South saw mosquito days decrease…

Learn about the greenhouse gases

We often associate the rise of greenhouse gases with climate change. But exactly how do greenhouse gases affect our atmosphere? What You Need To Know Greenhouse gases trap heat in the Earth’s atmosphere Carbon dioxide is the biggest contributor to climate change Human activity is just one way greenhouses gases…

Florida’s deadliest weather killer lies at our coastline

Florida’s enchantingly warm water and bountiful sunshine are a major attraction for millions of tourists every year. As the summer month’s return, the state’s leading cause for weather-related fatalities lurks just beneath the water – rip currents. What You Need To Know Rip currents claim the most weather related deaths…

The innovative career of Dr. Roger Wakimoto

It may seem like an unbelievable problem, but thunderstorms used to send planes mysteriously crashing to the ground, with tragic consequences. From just 1975 to 1985, three such disasters in the U.S. killed over 400 people. But this phenomenon hasn’t downed a domestic aircraft since 1994–nearly 30 years ago. Dr….

Is there a weather and pain connection?

May is the time for recognizing and spreading awareness about a widespread disease that impacts millions. I’m talking about arthritis, and you might wonder if there is a weather and pain connection. What You Need To Know Temperature, barometric pressure and moisture have been studied for their impacts on arthritis disease activity Doctors and…