Category Archives: Basic Meteorology

Tornado Facts

Although tornadoes occur in many parts of the world, they…

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The Life Cycle of Thunderstorms

Did you know that 1,800 thunderstorms occur at any moment…

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The Ultraviolet (UV) Index Scale

The Ultraviolet Radiation Scale or UV Index scale represents the…

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What is ultraviolet (UV) radiation?

The American Cancer Society (cancer.org) describes exposure ultraviolet (UV) radiation…

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2014 Eastern Pacific Hurricane Names | 2014 Eastern Pacific Tropical Cyclone Reports

Hurricanes are named alphabetically from a predetermined list beginning the…

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How is wind chill calculated (wind chill formula)

The wind chill temperature is calculated using the following formula:…

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What is Hypothermia?

Hypothermia occurs when body temperature falls below 95 degrees Fahrenheit.…

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What is frostbite?

Frostbite is freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. The…

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Wind Chill Chart

Wind chill temperature is a measure of the combined cooling…

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