Sleet vs Freezing Rain vs Hail: How to Tell the Difference

Sleet vs freezing rain: which winter weather phenomena would you rather deal with? While both create a whole host of headaches, one is far more hazardous than the other. This blog post will explore the differences between sleet and freezing rain in more detail and which one you need to worry about. We’ve also added[…]

What is a Nor’easter? How these East Coast Storms Form

Nor’easters are intense periods of snow and high wind that can last for days. While the term is most commonly associated with coastal storms that pass by the Northeastern US’ major cities, the term is used elsewhere, such as in Europe. A nor’easter is a storm with intense northeast winds. The term “nor’easter” comes from[…]

10 Windiest Cities in the US: Is Chicago the Windy City?

Chicago is called “America’s Windy City.” It earned this nickname because of its windy winters. However, is Chicago the windiest city in America? To find out, we compiled data on the 10 windiest cities in the US. The results might surprise you. For our updated list for 2022, we refined our list to clarify city[…]

Hurricane Local Statement: What it Is and What it Means

A hurricane local statement is an emergency message that provides critical information about a hurricane. Your local National Weather Service forecast office issues this product, including information about the storm’s location, intensity, and expected impacts. Do not ignore these warnings. It is essential to read the hurricane local statement carefully. This blog post explains what[…]

The 10 Warmest Cities in the US: Florida is the Place to Be

As winter approaches, many people prepare for the cold weather and freezing temperatures. However, some towns don’t have to worry about dragging out the winter clothing from storage as the year ends. These locations have some of the best weather in the US if you’re into the heat. Below, we list the ten warmest cities[…]

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