2014 Top 5 Extreme Weather Events
As we say goodbye to 2014, let’s review the top 5 most impressive and extreme weather events that occurred throughout the U.S this year in chronological order.
February 12 – 13, 2014 Northeast Snowstorm
Wet and Rather Warm in October 2014
Above image of a water spout near Seaside Park, NJ October 21, 2014. Image courtesy of Eric Wojciechowsk on Vimeo. See video below.
While the Northeast endured a persistent dry trend over the past few months, Mother Nature switched gears in October bombarding the region with back to back systems and putting the brakes on the ongoing deficit. In fact, the amount of rain Boston received this month was more than double the combined monthly rainfall total from August and September! Let’s review this busy month.
A Dry Transition to Autumn: September 2014
A Mainly Quiet End to Summer: August 2014 Summary
Waterlogged! Historic Rainfall Review August 12 - 13, 2014
Weather's Influence on Air Travel
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Summer is a popular time for families to take their annual vacation and many do so by flying to their destination of choice. Of course, frequent flyers know that adverse weather from Mother Nature can put a damper on travel plans. But what type of weather actually causes the most delays and what time of year are you most likely to spend extra time at the airport? Let’s take a look at how weather influences air travel.