Imagine being on the beach or out on a boat over the water and spotting a solid-looking but almost transparent funnel cloud stretching form the water and spiraling towards the clouds. This is a waterspout.
Waterspouts usually have a reputation of being harmless which is quite the contrary. Waterspouts may often remain over water, however, these water funnels can make an unexpected and surprising entrance over land.
Waterspouts also come in two distinct categories and one is more extreme than the other. Yet, one should never get close to either type of waterspout since it cause destructive damage and fatal injuries.
Weather plays a bigger role than you may think when it comes to seasonal outdoor allergies.
Why can different types of precipitation be seen on Earth while temperatures remain constant?
Dangerous flash flooding is captured as an arroyo becomes filled with water in Carson Valley, Nevada.
The RealFeel Temperature uses an equation to determine how it actually feels outside.
Knowing what the different advisories, watches, and warnings mean will lead to more informed decision making when a winter storm threatens a particular area.
How can you determine if and when the ice is thick enough for safely going out on?
Seeking shelter in the event of a tornado could save your life, but is there really any safe place to hide?
Driving on a 90-degree angle away from the tornado is a good strategy to follow in order to distance yourself from the tornado.
Supercell thunderstorms have been responsible for major tornadoes that have demolished parts of the U.S.
After a cold, clear winter night without much wind, the ground and nearby tree branches may be covered by tiny, white ice crystals.