C-141 in the air cloud seeding

Cloud Seeding

Drinkable water has become more scarce as demand and population size has increased.  We must look for other ways to increase rainfall.  Cloud seeding is a means of changing the weather that might help. Continue reading

cloud plume of an atmospheric river on the west coast

What Is an Atmospheric River?

An atmospheric river is a long and narrow band of water vapor that forms over an ocean and flows through the sky.  Well, that should be simple to see.  But what are these fast moving abundant
plumes of moisture really up to? Continue reading

hurricane Fran off the coast of the Bahamas during a non EL Nino year.

An El Niño Hurricane Slayer

Here we go again.  Here comes hurricane season.  That time of year when people start looking forward to summer vacations and others start watching the waters around the United States.   This week is the start of hurricane season in the United States and the beginning of insurance companies beginning to pray for peace and quiet. Continue reading

What Makes the Weather?

Well, this is a question that is asked by several people several times a day, so let’s start with the basics.  Meteorology is known as atmospheric science or the study of the atmosphere and weather, not the study of meteorites.   Continue reading