Weather References Articles

Here are tropical storm and hurricane names for 2015 for both the Atlantic Basin and Eastern North-... read more
On this page, find the annual Atlantic hurricane forecast summary—plus, hurricane questions and... read more
How does The Old Farmer’s Almanac predict the weather? We derive our weather forecasts from a... read more
Confused by weather forecasts? Here are some of the more common and basic meteorological terms,... read more
Stay safe during the winter months by using our chart to help determine what is safe ice thickness... read more
Here is the list of hurricane storm names that have been retired, as of 2014. Hurricanes names are... read more
Check out our chart for how to measure hail, using the Torro Hailstorm Intensity Scale. Hail falls... read more
Wondering how earthquakes are measured? Seismologists have developed a new measurement of... read more
No matter what the weather looks like outside, it can be winter where you are. Here are simple... read more
If you look closely at snowflake shapes, you will see many different variations. Rarely are two ... read more
Get tips on how to survive summer heat. Take a moment to check our heat safety tips and the heat... read more
By observing clouds, you can often predict the incoming weather.  Clouds have many characteristics... read more
The EF Scale (below) is the standard way to measure tornadoes based on wind damage. The original... read more
Find average frost dates for your last spring frost and first fall frost. (If you're a farmer or... read more
Below is a chart showing Canada frost dates in the spring and fall for various Canadian cities. (... read more
Consult the Windchill Chart below to avoid severe cold—and frostbite. Also, see the tips below on... read more
Consult the Windchill Temperature Chart below to avoid severe winter conditions that could cause... read more
Its easy to tell when it's sticky outside: You have to peel yourself off vinyl car seats and... read more
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale is a 1-5 rating based on the hurricane's present intensity. This... read more
The UV Index chart tells you how quickly you will burn your skin without protection so that you can... read more
Did you know that you can tell the temperature by counting the chirps of a cricket? It's true! Here... read more