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What is In-Cloud Lightning?

What is In-Cloud Lightning?

Filed in Featured, Grades 6-8 by on May 29, 2020 • views: 195

What is in-cloud lightning? Can it help us predict violent storms? Find out in this animated SciJinks video. Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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What is the Jet Stream?

What is the Jet Stream?

Filed in Featured, Grades 6-8 by on May 29, 2020 • views: 217

Jet streams are bands of strong wind that generally blow from west to east all across the globe. They impact weather, air travel and many other things that take place in our atmosphere.

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Stormy Space Weather

Stormy Space Weather

Filed in Featured, Grades 6-8 by on May 29, 2020 • views: 202

What is space weather and how can satellites help monitor it? Check out this fun animation to find out. Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee – Getting Into Meteorology views: 26

Take a trip through Ginger’s past to see how she became a meteorologist and learn how you can become one too.

Climate Central Presents “Climate Change: The Basics” views: 55

This outstanding video is produced by Climate Central’s meteorologist Sean Sublette.

The Final #Datapalooza Twitter Chat Will Be Held on Thursday, Oct. 1st at 12 pm views: 46

This year, @NOAASatellites will be holding its third annual #Datapalooza — a series of Twitter chats that aim to celebrate NOAA data while also making it more accessible.

What is WeatherReady Fest? views: 234

Learn how to be better prepared for a disaster with the Virtual WeatherReady Fest! Billion-dollar weather disasters are a regular occurrence today. The devastating impacts of extreme events like tornado outbreaks, widespread floods, destructive hurricanes, crippling droughts, deadly wildfires, and earthquakes can be reduced by teaching people useful preparedness and resilience techniques.