Weather Q&A: Lightning myths and facts | Local News

Weather Q&A: Lightning myths and facts |  Local News

While this past week was rather dry, the National Weather Service recognized it as National Lightning Safety Awareness Week. So I thought this would be a good time to answer questions that have come in about lightning. Does lightning ever strike the same place twice? Yes, lightning can strike the same place twice. Sometimes it … Read more

Rider on the storm finds inclement weather is his element | latest news

Rider on the storm finds inclement weather is his element |  latest news

MIKE KROPF (434) 978-7200 Gripping the worn-down steering wheel cover tightly with both hands, Peter Forister inched forward in the driver’s seat of his trusty Subaru and gunned the engine. He was in a race against mother nature. As he peered up at the looming storm clouds through a rain-spattered windshield, excitement splashed across his … Read more

Weekend Weather Blog: Spring in review

Weekend Weather Blog: Spring in review

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — I know meteorological spring technically ended on June 1, but better late than never, right? What a spring we had here in southern Idaho. In comparison to last spring, it was quite a but cooler and wetter. How did our climate sites fare as far as precipitation and temperatures go? … Read more

This Ecuadorean city in the Andes has perfect weather — and you can withdraw there for as little as $1,500 a month

This Ecuadorean city in the Andes has perfect weather — and you can withdraw there for as little as $1,500 a month

Bill and Dean Keyes and Chase and Saralee Squires separately say they have found the same retirement spot with perfect weather — temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s year-round during the day and in the upper 40s at night during the winter (in this case , August and September). Their dream spot is … Read more

Inside the world of wild weather for June 23

Inside the world of wild weather for June 23

Hi everyone! It’s Justin Stapleton and we’re back for another whip around the world of wild weather! Last week, Caroline showed the devastating flooding and subsequent damage to Yellowstone National Park. Thankfully, the update this week is a good one: While some of the park will remain closed for repairs, they were able to open … Read more

What is a heat dome? An atmospheric scientist explains the weather phenomenon baking large parts of the country

What is a heat dome?  An atmospheric scientist explains the weather phenomenon baking large parts of the country

By William Gallus, Iowa State University A heat dome occurs when a persistent region of high pressure traps heat over an area. The heat dome can stretch over several states and linger for days to weeks, leaving the people, crops, and animals below to suffer through stagnant, hot air that can feel like an oven. … Read more

NBC5 First Warning Weather

NBC5 First Warning Weather

NBC5 First Warning Chief Meteorologist Heavy rain possible for some Thursday could be pretty wet, again Updated: 11:30 PM EDT Jun 20, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript NBC five first Warning weather with chief meteorologist Tyler Jankowski alright skiing is in the past and we are looking forward to summer, but it’s not going to … Read more

Weather Blog – Summer begins soon with cold fronts showing up

Weather Blog - Summer begins soon with cold fronts showing up

Good morning bloggers, It has been quite the week. I arrived in Milwaukee last Monday for a big week of visiting with many of my peers in meteorology, an amazing discussion with some of the “Titan’s” in the field, some injuries, and presentations. Conference in Milwaukee On Friday, I presented the LRC to the conference … Read more