Archive for February, 2010
Posted on13. Feb, 2010 by Ryan.
This is the website where you can get any type of severe and exteme weather you are looking for: Hail, Flash Floods, Tornadoes, even Blizzards. As you can see the website is still undergoing construction. Poke around the site and check out our promotional video and keep coming back for more photos, videos and chase [...]
Posted on04. Feb, 2010 by Ryan.
This portion of the website will be educate the user on how to interpret the weather and its effects above the surface. It is important to note that the atmosphere extends to space and has many different layers. However, we will only discuss the thermosphere, which is the closest layer to the earth. This whole [...]
Posted on02. Feb, 2010 by Ryan.
Starting on December 8th and lasting through December 9th a major to historic winter storm impacted nearly all portions of the upper Midwest. Snowfall totals in the 10-15 inch range was reported in a large swath through the heart of Iowa, into Minnesota and Wisconsin. What made this event so dangerous to the general public were the intense winds that occurred during/followed the snow. The afternoon and evening hours of the 8th, the storm started to lay down snowfall with intense rates approaching 2 inches per hour in some spots. Des Moines and several stations in central Iowa reported visibilities at a quarter mile for several hours during the first intense banding of snowfall. In addition the dynamics of the storm created at least one report of thundersnow in eastern Iowa during the event