Tag: frost potential

Solar Wind & Lightning

May 16, 2014 0 Comments
Solar Wind & Lightning

Here is something interesting. Something that perhaps some of you out there might have wondered about or thought would happen, based on a basic understanding of physics and science. A faster solar wind leads to an increase in lightning activity. Researchers in England studied the solar wind and lightning patterns from 2000 to 2005 and […]

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Frost Potential & More Divorcing the Car

September 17, 2012 3 Comments
Frost Potential & More Divorcing the Car

Because of the very short amount of time I have to explain the weather situation on the TV side of things, I wasn’t able to talk very much about the threat of frost this week, so I will do it here in the blog (and you can always check out the weather show for a […]

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Solar Power Breakthroughs

May 17, 2011 2 Comments
Solar Power Breakthroughs

It turns out my fears of frost were a little overblown, at least in Wausau. The official low in Wausau this morning was only 36. Many locations remained in the mid to upper 30s, while a few did record frost. Stevens Point dropped to 30, Wisconsin Dells bottomed out at 31, and Wisconsin Rapids hit […]

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