On this episode we will discuss with Trevor Boucher how meteorologists can better communicate important weather information with diverse population. Not everyone knows the weather lingo, and we'll discuss ways to make that information more understandable.
Boucher is a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Austin, Texas, and is also the social media chairperson for the National Weather Ass...
A Flash Flood Emergency has been declared in Charleston due to life-threatening flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irma. Portions of the Charleston peninsula are being closed and travel is highly unadvised.
As of the 11a et update from the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Irma was moving north at 9 mph. It had sustained winds of 130 mph. The eye of the storm remained in open water between Key West and Naples, Florida. The eye could make a landfall along the west coast of Florida later Sunday or Monday.
By Monday morning, the storm is expected to turn northwest towards Tallahassee, Florida, where a...
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 30 MI...50 KM NNE OF VARADERO CUBA
ABOUT 90 MI...145 KM SE OF KEY WEST FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120 MPH...195 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...933 MB...27.55 INCHES
Hurricane Irma's forecast continued its westward trend late Thursday. The National Hurricane Center adjusted its forecaste 'cone of uncertainty' late Thursday night to include more of Georgia and less of the Carolinas.
As of 11p, Hurricane Irma remained a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 165 mph. The storm remained off the northern Haitian coast as it moved west at 16 mph. It remained 585 m...
Do you really know what the television meteorologist means when they say there is a "30% chance of rain?" It may not mean the same thing to all people - and it may not mean the same thing in all places?
Join us as guests Brad Panovich, of WCNC-TV Charlotte, and Troy Kimmel, a professor at the University of Texas in Austin, TX, discuss the rainfall percentages seen in your local forecast.