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Why Has It Been So COLD On The West Coast? – Weather “Whys” For Kids

Why Has It Been So COLD On The West Coast? – Weather “Whys” For Kids

Cactus covered in a blanket of snow. Multiple sub-freezing mornings in the suburbs of San Francisco. The snowiest month in a half-century in Seattle. Frost in Death Valley. Flurries at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena. And the first snow day in the Las Vegas area since 2008. All of these weather events have actually happened…

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Giving Back…

Giving Back…

“It is more blessed to give than to receive…” It has been a dream of mine for nearly two decades to write weather books for children. That dream became a reality in March 2018, and in the 11 months that have followed, I have been humbled and thrilled at the success of the three “WOW!…

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Why Has Hurricane Season Started So Slowly? — Weather “Whys” For Kids

Why Has Hurricane Season Started So Slowly? — Weather “Whys” For Kids

Late August, 2018. We are less than two weeks away from the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.  It’s a warming world, storm activity seemingly is on the rise every year, and Hawaii almost got a direct hit from a tropical cyclone. But in the Atlantic & the Caribbean, it has been quiet.  Very quiet.   What’s going…

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“WOW! Weather!”: The First Two Months… Thank You!!!

“WOW! Weather!”: The First Two Months… Thank You!!!

Dream Becomes Reality March 27, 2018, will always be a special day in my heart. That’s the day my dream became a reality. More than 15 years ago, the dream of writing children’s weather books first popped into my head.  But I was relatively new to full-time broadcast meteorology, and at the time it was…

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Where Is The Hottest Place On Earth? – Weather “Whys” For Kids

Where Is The Hottest Place On Earth? – Weather “Whys” For Kids

Hottest Day Ever Happened In… California “Mostly sunny this afternoon.  It’s going to be a hot one.  The high today:  98 degrees.” If your favorite TV meteorologist said those words to you, that would be eye-opening in most parts of the country.  With the exception of a few places (I’m talking to you, Phoenix!), 98…

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