The Life Cycle of a Thunderstorm: From Formation to Dissipation

life cycle of a thunderstorm

Thunderstorms are Mother Nature at her most violent. What sets thunderstorms apart from any other type of weather is the presence of lightning. Lightning can only happen from cumulonimbus clouds, and special conditions are necessary to allow thunderstorms to form. Below, we’ll explain this process. We’ll also provide a few resources at the end for … Read more

10 Drought Facts Everyone Should Know

Looking out the window and seeing rain falling is a sight many of us take for granted. But for those living in areas stricken by drought, this simple pleasure can be hard to come by. Droughts are a serious problem that affects people all over the world. In this blog post, we will discuss 10 … Read more

How Accurate are Weather Forecasts? Pretty Accurate Actually

It’s no secret that weather forecasts aren’t always accurate. Sometimes they can be downright wrong! But contrary to what you may think, weather forecasts are more accurate than you might believe, and meteorologists actually are more often right than wrong! In this blog post, we’ll look at the accuracy of weather forecasts and why they’re … Read more