Weather 101 Segments from 2010


January 5th – Charles MacIntosh (inventor of waterproof fabric)

January 11th – Black ice

January 18th – Severe Thunderstorm definition change (hail size) and hail facts

January 25th – How does RADAR work?


February 1st – Ready Set Go

February 8th – National Weatherpersons Day (2/5) Thomas Jeffries

February 15th – How to measure snow

February 22nd – Elevated Convection


March 2nd – Sleet

March 9th – Numerical Weather Prediction (Lewis Fry Richardson)

March 16th – Infrared imagery

March 24th – Visible satellite imagery

March 30th – Water vapor imagery


April 6th – Undercast

April 13th – Scanning strategies of RADAR (VCP)

April 20th – Clear Air Mode

April 27th – Precipitation Mode


May 4th – Bright Band

May 11th – Fog

May 18th – Lenticular Clouds

May 25th – Invests


June 1st – CDO (Central Dense Overcast)

June 8th – Cirrus clouds

June 15th – Atmospheric Circulation

June 22nd – Jet Streaks

June 29th – Hurricane hunter aircraft


July 5th – Hurricane hunter aircraft part 2

July 13th – Hurricane Hunter personnel

July 20th – Visible vs infrared satellite imagery

July 27th – Bermuda High


August 2nd – Thunderstorm Anvil

August 9th – Anemometer

August 16th – Chinook wind

August 23rd – Frost

August 30th – Relative Humidity


September 7th – Ground Clutter

September 13th – Super-refraction and sub-refraction

September 20th – Second trip echoes

September 27th – Equinoxes


October 4th – Sir Francis Beaufort

October 11th – Hydrography

October 18th – NW Pacific tropical designations

October 25th – Fronts


November 1st – Cold Fronts

November 8th – Warm Fronts

November 15th – Stationary Fronts

November 22nd – Occluded Fronts

November 29th – Front mimicry (drylines, squall lines, outflow boundaries, shear lines)


December 6th – Haboob

December 13th – Snow Rollers

December 20th – Sublimation

December 27th – Weird Weather Facts