The simplest isolated thunderstorm begins with hot sunshine baking the ground.
When it comes to thunderstorms, you may not be as safe as you think.
Some cities are big enough to noticeably impact local weather patterns.
Ever wonder what would happen if lightning struck you car? Find out on this Moment of Science.
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The North Pacific High is part of a relatively stable high pressure system in the Pacific Ocean that influences the weather from northern Mexico, to the far-west and Southwest United States. In a high pressure system, air from up above tends to move downward to ground level.
For some time now, scientists have understood that the earth’s crust is divided into plates that move about at the rate of a few inches a year. Over time, this movement will form mountain ranges and volcanoes. They have also known that the earth’s mantle, the layer between the earth’s crust and core, was the […]