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Wax on, wane off: Knowing the moon phases

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Have you ever looked up into the night sky and wondered why the moon always looks different? Learn the science behind the moon phases and...
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Winter outlook suggests a mild season for most of the U.S.

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NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center published its first winter outlook for the upcoming season. For most of the country, the odds favor a warmer-than-normal winter. What...
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Shakes on a plane: What causes air turbulence

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Everyone has experienced it. You’re in the middle of your flight, and all of a sudden, you feel the plane shake or jolt. The pilot...
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The official peak of hurricane season is here

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We’ve reached the official peak of the Atlantic hurricane season but what does that mean exactly?¬† From August through October, 78% of the tropical storm...
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Using artificial intelligence to predict lightning strikes

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The saying goes, “you never know when lightning will strike.” That may no longer be true thanks to computer learning and a space-based lightning monitoring...
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The Perseid meteor shower peaks next week

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One of the best meteor showers of the year will peak during the middle of next week. What You Need To Know The Perseid meteor...
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Ring of fire weather pattern

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People living in the eastern U.S. have experienced hot temperatures and severe storms lately and there’s a reason. This all has to do with a...
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What causes a mackerel sky?

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Have you ever looked up at a pattern of clouds dotting the sky and noticed that occasionally, they look like the scales of a fish?...
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What are the dog days of summer?

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Summer can be ruff with soaring temperatures that leave us panting¬†for relief. Some people call the worst of the heat “the dog days of summer.”...
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New categories for severe thunderstorms

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No two severe storms are the same, and the National Weather Service (NWS) released new threat levels for severe thunderstorms. The update will begin on...