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Fog presented by WCNC Weather School

Fog presented by WCNC Weather School

Filed in Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 by on August 30, 2020 • views: 28

Join WCNC’s team of meteorologists for free, easy to learn, fun to watch lessons about atmospheric science, and STEM topics.

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Jet Streams presented by WCNC Weather School

Jet Streams presented by WCNC Weather School

Filed in Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 by on August 30, 2020 • views: 53

Join WCNC’s team of meteorologists for free, easy to learn, fun to watch lessons about atmospheric science, and STEM topics.

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AccuWeather:  Why Do Meteorologists Never Wear Green While On-Screen?

AccuWeather: Why Do Meteorologists Never Wear Green While On-Screen?

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2 by on August 23, 2020 • views: 21

AccuWeather meteorologist Geoff Cornish dives deep into the mystery behind wearing green clothing on-camera and why you’ll never see it! Literally!

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AccuWeather:  How Lightning Can Strike the Same Place Twice

AccuWeather: How Lightning Can Strike the Same Place Twice

Filed in College/Adult, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2 by on August 23, 2020 • views: 18

Lightning actually can strike the same place twice. It can do that by the use of “needles.” Let’s find out how it works.

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How Does a Weather Forecaster Know What to Forecast?

How Does a Weather Forecaster Know What to Forecast?

Filed in Featured, Grades 9-12 by on May 30, 2020 • views: 167

WUSA 9 Chief Meteorologist Topper Shutt answers viewers’ questions about how he uses GOES satellite data to accurately predict the weather. Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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How Do We Use GOES Satellites?

How Do We Use GOES Satellites?

Filed in Featured, Grades 9-12 by on May 30, 2020 • views: 173

Operated by NOAA and launched by NASA, GOES-P will continue providing critical data used for real-time weather prediction on Earth as well as space weather events, and search and rescue efforts.

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The Unsolved Mystery of Tornadoes

The Unsolved Mystery of Tornadoes

Filed in Featured, Grades 9-12 by on May 29, 2020 • views: 216

This is a great video on The Unsolved Mysteries of Tornadoes with the late Severe Storm Researcher, Tim Samaras. Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee – Getting Into Meteorology views: 27

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.