How to Talk to Kids About Hurricanes

How to Talk to Kids About Hurricanes

When my daughter came home talking about hurricane Irma, I realized that it was time to speak with her about hurricanes. She’s always enjoyed making Youtube videos demonstrating various weather conditions. So it was no surprise that she wanted to have a discussion about tropical cyclones with her friends at school. “What did you do at school?”…

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Total Solar Eclipse Safety Tips

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It’s not everyday you get to witness a total solar eclipse. But, you may able to catch a glimpse of the next one on Monday, August 21, 2017. A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun thereby creating a shadow. The National Weather Service reports that the path…

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Hurricane Preparedness: How to Prepare Big Storms

Hurricane Preparedness How to Prepare for a Storm hurricane survival kit

Hurricane preparedness shouldn’t be taken lightly. With hurricane season in full swing, it’s important to know what to do in the event of a natural disaster. We can all agree that weather can be unpredictable. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), you should prepare for the inevitable by putting together a hurricane survival…

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5 Weather Science Experiments for Kids

The Weather 5 Easy Science Experiments for Kids science project ideas

Weather changes everyday, and the science behind it is pretty interesting. My kids are always asking me about how different weather patterns happen. So, I often turn our chats into lessons. Whether discussing cloud formation or how to make it rain, they get excited about learning it all. If your kiddos are just as curious…

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How to Forecast Weather with the Storm Glass

How to Forecast Storm Glass Weather Forecaster

Weather forecasting is my career. I enjoy figuring out whether or not thunderstorms are expected on a given day. Nowadays, there are tons of gadgets and apps that make forecasting simple for weather geeks who aren’t necessarily meteorologists. One particular instrument that I’ve been introduced to is The Storm Glass Weather Forecaster. Not only is…

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How to Make Rain Science Experiment for Kids

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Do you have an inquisitive child who enjoys asking questions about the weather? I do. Princess and I love chatting about different weather phenomenon and conducting a science experiment to go along with our discussions. From making snow to making a volcano and frost, she enjoys learning about how it all happens and likes to take…

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Weather Wise: Easy Frost Science Experiment

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As we were getting ready to leave for school the other day, Princess opened the door and shouted, “Snow!” But, it hadn’t been snowing at all. It was actually frost that formed on the car overnight, which inspired us to do a frost science experiment. Her new discovery sparked a conversation about how frost forms….

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Blizzard 2016: Getting Through the Storm

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It’s hard to imagine almost 30 inches of snow in New York City. Blizzard 2016 broke lots of records, and I’m so happy that I got a chance to cover it. Forecasting the weather is what I do, so when I received the phone call to help out with snow coverage, I couldn’t say no. My…

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