Every year when hurricane season approaches, you’ll start to see tropical talk centered around something called an “invest.” Invest is short for “investigation” and it refers to a weather feature that the National Hurricane Center (NHC) is investigating. It should be noted that it is NOT necessarily an area that is expected to develop into […]
Have you ever heard someone claim, “I’m entitled to my opinion!” as justification for posting something rude, or just plain mean, online? I hear it a lot with politics. People on all sides calling names, beyond just sharing views or beliefs about the way America should be run. It often enters into the name-calling phase. […]
Have you heard the news about the solar eclipse happening in August? Since the Earth and moon are constantly moving around the sun, it’s not that uncommon for the moon to pass between the Earth and sun, blocking out a portion of the light received on Earth. In fact, on average, at least two eclipses […]
The GOES-R will be faster and more advanced than any of the other weather satellites in use now.
Do you have someone in your life whom you completely and totally trust? Perhaps a sibling, a spouse, a parent… maybe a friend who crossed your path at some point. Webster’s dictionary defines trust as: “a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.” Synonyms for trust include: confidence, belief, […]
March 2 is READ ACROSS AMERICA Day. I love to read! I have always loved books and reading. I enjoy fiction and nonfiction. I like to learn. I like to imagine. I really like to get lost in a good story as it comes to life on the pages of a book. March 2 is […]
Much of the country has experienced record-breaking heat this Fall, including Central Florida. But why? Is it global warming? El Nino? A fluke? Is it just “Florida weather?”
Every time I speak to groups about my job, I get asked some of the same questions. I’m always surprised by how many misconceptions there are about television weather jobs. This is my attempt to clear up some of the confusion.