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Why the 2009 summer reminds 6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington of summer in Wisconsin.
What are the chances another major hurricane could make a landfall, on the same date, in the same town?
For many meteorological purposes, we define summer to be "June-August" rather than the typical astronomical summer of June 21-September 22 (from the summer solstice to autumnal equinox).
6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington tells us just what "potential energy" is, and why you can actually sense it by stepping outside Wednesday night.
Meteorologist Alex Harrington tells us just how Wednesday’s Midwest storm may help those on the United States East Coast breathe just a little bit better.
Meteorologist Alex Harrington sheds a little sunlight on some reasons why recent sunrises have been so beautiful.
The Perseid meteor shower has become an annual summer event for some sky-watchers. This year, Wednesday will mark the day (or night as it were).
So, it turns out that August is now officially my least favorite month. I'm not a fan of the heat. I can tolerate it, but would much rather have cooler weather all summer long. Oh well, every year I don't get my way.
6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington explains just why we can jump and fall so quickly when the air is dry.
The first couple weeks of summer were so hot that it looked like we had a long stretch of intense summer heat ahead of us. However, after 12 days over 90 in June — even hitting 100 — we've only topped 90 three times in July.
6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington explains just how you can save a few bucks this weekend owing to cool, dry weather.
6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington explains some of the reasons why winds blow straight in some thunderstorms, but twist in others.
Well, if you haven't noticed by now there is most definitely a connection between how humid it is and what the dewpoint is.
There has been a lot of talk about the storms that rolled through eastern Kansas on Wednesday, and the assessment of the storm is finished by the National Weather Service.
We often complain about the Kansas heat and humidity. Myself included. However, in one respect we can consider ourselves a bit lucky.
Why a potential back off in "hottest" temperatures may increase thunderstorm chances in Northeast Kansas through the weekend.
It's like a heat wave... Whether it's the forecast or a song by Martha and the Vandellas, the phrase "heat wave" is often overused. Probably because when day after day of heat and humidity set in, everyone is talking about it and there just aren't enough good phrases to sum up the unpleasant weather.
You might have always hoped for the corner office just for the view from the corner window. NASA is working to give the crew of the International Space Station a new workspace with the best view yet.
So looking ahead to the next few days, there is most definitely one thing that is apparent. The models are teasing us with a bigger cool down than we'll actually see. This is a case-in-point of why you can't just trust a computer program or automated website to get your forecast.
Believe it or not, parts of the American Midwest see some of the hottest temperatures in the world during summer months. While the actual temperature may not be all that impressive — 100°F is commonly reached all over the world — the Midwest humidity can make it feel much, much worse.