Orionid Meteor Shower

This year has already given us many impressive astronomical displays. Tonight, we can look forward to another: the Orionids. This meteor shower is a result of many bits of ‘space debris’ left behind from Halley’s Comet most recent visit in 1986. This...

Record El Niño?

The El Niño conditions in the Pacific have been increasing for the past couple months and some scientists believe that this could be one of the strongest El Niño instances on record. So what exactly is El Niño and how does it affect the United States? Let’s dive...

Once In A Blue Moon

What Is a “Blue Moon”? Tonight marks a fairly rare astronomical occurrence: a blue moon. What exactly is a blue moon? Well, according to NASA, it is defined as any time there is a second full moon that happens in the same calendar month. Most typical years...

Weekend Weather Round Up

Happy Friday Everyone! This weekend will bring the chance for some severe storms across the Upper Midwest and Southeast. Temperatures and dew points will be increasing throughout the day today in the North Central region. The Sierra Nevada will continue to see the...

Fourth of July Forecast

Happy Friday! It’s almost the Fourth of July. The weather will be quiet for some and active for others. Here’s a look at the holiday forecast for several regions across the country. Northeast High temperatures will be in the 70s and low 80s across the...