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The Science of Record Heat

The Science of Record Heat

Death Valley's record high temperature of 134°F on July 10, 1913 is now recognized as the official world record, as the previous record from Libya in 1922 has been deemed invalid by a team from the World Meteorological Organization.

Weekend Weather Spotlight: 7-3-20

Weekend Weather Spotlight: 7-3-20

Storm chances for the holiday weekend with some severe weather potential mainly in the central part of the country.

Professor Paul Thursday - Landspouts Vs. Tornadoes

Professor Paul Thursday - Landspouts Vs. Tornadoes

An exploration into how landspouts and tornadoes differ from one another.

Gyroscopes to the Rescue

Gyroscopes to the Rescue

A small, but highly accurate gyroscope has been developed at the University of Michigan which could aid in the production of low-cost backup navigation systems for autonomous vehicles.

Weekend Weather Spotlight: 6-26-20

Weekend Weather Spotlight: 6-26-20

Some severe weather is possible through the weekend with heavy rain.

Professor Paul Thursday - What Is An Outflow Boundary?

Professor Paul Thursday - What Is An Outflow Boundary?

A look into a type of surface boundary that occurs in the vicinity of thunderstorms called an outflow boundary.

Heat and Humidity - The Unbearable Limit

Heat and Humidity - The Unbearable Limit

A new study by researchers from Columbia University, as well as Loughborough University, has identified areas of the world where the combination of heat and humidity have briefly reached the survivability limit, and where such conditions are expected to become more commonplace later this century.

Weekend Weather Spotlight: 6-19-20

Weekend Weather Spotlight: 6-19-20

Some severe storms possible in the Plains and Midwest, isolated to scattered storms in the east.

Professor Paul Thursday - What Are The Roaring 40s?

Professor Paul Thursday - What Are The Roaring 40s?

An exploration into an area of the southern ocean that is labeled as "the roaring 40s" due to its extremely turbulent waters.

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