Atlanta’s Heat Advisory & Warning Criteria for Georgia

Currently at Atlanta’s Hartsfield (ATL) The temperature is: ATL’s heat index is: °F Current Conditions Around Georgia  How many days until fall? The summertime heat in the Southeast can be oppressive, despite the fact that actual air temperatures are relatively mild compared to those of the Great Plains and Midwest.  For example, the average high […]

Full Moon on the Summer Solstice 2016

The summer solstice begins Monday, June 20th at 5:34pm CDT.  A full moon, also known as the June Strawberry Moon, will coincide with the 2016 summer solstice. A Strawberry Moon is a term given to any full moon in the month of June.  The term was used most by Algonquin tribes, who recognized it as […]

Storm chasing: A day in the life of a storm chaser

Storm chasing is an emotional roller coaster. From operational field missions, to university research, and to the hobbyist and/or nature explorer, storm chasing consists of several thousand miles of driving for sometimes only an hour of action. Each Spring, scientists, meteorologists, hobbyists, and explorers, venture out to the Great Plains to seek some of the atmosphere’s […]

DFW Heat Index & the Heat Advisory Criteria for North Texas

Currently at Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) The temperature is: DFW’s heat index is: °F Current Conditions Around N. TX  How many days until fall? It’s pretty much a given that summertime in North Texas will be hot. However, there is a fine line between “hot” and dangerously hot. In other words, only a few degrees can […]

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How Many Days Until Summer 2017?

Summer 2017 begins on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 04:24 UTC (12:24 am EDT). In the other U.S. time zones, summer begins on Tuesday June 20th at 11:24 pm CDT, 10:24 pm MDT, and 9:24 pm PDT. The Duration of Summer 2016: 93 days, 15 hours, and 47 minutes 2017: 93 days, 15 hours, and […]

How Many Days Until Winter 2016?

The winter (December) solstice will occur on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 10:44 UTC. In the United States, this translates to 5:44 am EST, 4:44 am CST, 3:44 am MST, 2:44 am PST. This will mark beginning of summer in the Southern Hemisphere. The Duration of Winter 2016: 88 days, 23 hours, and 45 minutes […]