An outbreak of severe thunderstorms slammed parts of the Midwest on Wednesday and is expected to continue today as well. The storms are believed to be with the potential for widespread damaging wind gusts from the southern Great Lakes to the Ohio Valley. On Wednesday, the severe weather spawned several reported tornadoes and dumped torrential rainfall. Twisters were reported across Illinois Wednesday evening while scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to continue through the weekend. Here are a few simple yet extremely handy tips that can help you stay safe when stranded in the midst of a severe thunderstorm.
Friday, 24 June 2016
Monday, 13 June 2016
Searching for a cool iPad weather app? Weather Mate features Personal weather stations. These homegrown establishments have been set up in a number of neighborhoods all throughout the US. The stations are home to a number of instruments designed to determine certain atmospheric variables at any point in time and hence provide the most accurate localized climate predictions.
Monday, 6 June 2016
The best weather app for iPhone, Weather Mate, weather maps which portray severe weather alerts, warnings, watches, statements and advisories from National Weather Service (USA/Canada) and MeteoAlarm (Europe). The users can choose severe weather alert types from among a variety of options including air quality and pollution, fire, flood, fog, heat, hurricane, lake and marine, severe storms, special statements and wind. Warnings, statements and watches are also available for tropical cyclones and tornadoes.
Thursday, 2 June 2016
Satellite Map Layer in Weather Mate, which is a free weather app for iPad, features two types of satellites: Infrared and Visible. In infrared satellite images, the clouds are depicted by their temperature. Moving down the spectrum to various tones of grey, represents low and warm clouds whereas as we proceed up the spectrum to purple color, it portrays high and cold clouds. Infrared satellite images are available for the entire day. Visible satellite images are exactly as seen from space and can only be obtained during the daylight.
Wednesday, 1 June 2016
Weather maps display disparate meteorological features to give the reader sufficient information about the past, prevalent or forth-coming weather conditions. The fluid responsive weather maps in a weather app for iPhone should include numerous layer options to portray multiple information streams simultaneously such as real-time high-definition animated radar images, Satellite, Severe Alerts, Weather Stations, Fronts, Fire Risk, Active Fires, Hurricane, Webcams, Lightning, Tornadoes, Storms and Earthquakes.