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Another Day with Flood Potential in the Central U.S, Fire Weather Threats in the West, and Heat in the South

Typical summer-time weather conditions have settled in across much of the U.S. with slow moving frontal systems producing heavy rain in the Central U.S. and high pressure producing excessive heat in the South. In the West, a frontal system is keeping winds gusty and producing elevated-to-critical fire weather conditions from the Central Great Basin to the Plains. Read More >

 
Educational

  

Safety
 

 

Dangers of Flooding

 It doesn't have to be flash flooding to be deadly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:37
 

  

Weather & Climate
 

 

What is a Blizzard?

 Some of the worst weather the cold season can throw at us, but what exactly makes a blizzard?

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:09

 

The El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

 How do ocean temperatures near the equator  affect weather all over the world?

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:53

 

El Nino and North Dakota

 What does El Nino mean for North Dakota?

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:20

 

La Nina and North Dakota

 What does La Nina mean for North Dakota?

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:40

 

 

Temperature
 

 

Measuring Temperature

 What are thermometers actually measuring?

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:07

 

Absolute Zero

 Just how cold can it get?

 

 

 

 

 

 

4:03

 

Twice As Warm

 Can one day be twice as warm or cold as the  next?

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:33
 

  

  More to come!