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Join Us Feb. 24-25 for the 2023 Weather Band Jamposium

AMS Staff | Default | Feb 1, 2023

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The Past, Present, and Future of the Northeastern Storm Conference

Gabrielle Brown | News Item | Jan 26, 2023

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More Than A Scientist: Samuel Larsen

BAMS,More Than A Scientist

AMS Staff | News Item | Jan 26, 2023

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Fine-Tuned Mountain Forecasting

AMS Staff | News Item | Jan 23, 2023

Maestro Spotlight

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Dr. Robert Henson

Dr. Robert Henson is a meteorologist and journalist based in Boulder, Colorado.

How Blue Can A Blue Norther Be?

Temperature swings can be subtle, stunning, or somewhere in between, depending in large part on what you’re used to. In a moist tropical climate, like the one that prevails over much of Hawai’i, the typical difference between nighttime lows and afternoon highs may be less than 20°F.

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How Blue Can A Blue Norther Be?

Bob Henson | News Item | Nov 22, 2022

Temperature swings can be subtle, stunning, or somewhere in between, depending in large part on what you’re used to. In a moist tropical climate, like the one that prevails over much of Hawai’i, the typical difference between nighttime lows and afternoon highs may be less than 20°

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Have You Ever Heard of a Weather Conference?

Amber Liggett | News Item | Dec 22, 2022

Are you eager to immerse yourself into the weather, water, and climate field? Explore opportunities at the AMS 103rd annual meeting in January 2023. Stay tuned for shared recorded presentations of interest from the 2023 Annual Meeting.

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Clear Skies Ahead: William Turner IV

Clear Skies Ahead,BAMS

AMS Staff | News Item | Dec 19, 2022

William Turner IV, a Ph.D. student in atmospheric sciences at the University of California, Davis, on his decision to pursue a doctoral degree and the process that involved.

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Laser-Focused on Space Weather

BAMS

AMS Staff | News Item | Feb 2, 2023

Postdoctoral student Peiyun Shi conducts unique research - with space weather implications - on magnetic reconnection and utilizes a laser-based diagnostic to probe plasma.

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150 Years of Monthly Weather Review

David M. Schultz | News Item | Dec 12, 2022

In 1873, the U.S. War Department began producing a monthly report on the weather. Now it's in its 150th year of publication!

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From the Ground Up: An Operational Meteorologist's Vision for the NWS

AMS Staff | Webinar | Dec 8, 2022

Ken Graham shares his career path, memorable experiences and new priorities for NOAA's National Weather Service.

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Accounting for Lakes

AMS Staff | News Item | Dec 6, 2022

By including monthly surface area information for specific bodies of water for the years 1984–2015, ReaLSAT (Reservoir and Lake Surface Area Timeseries) shows how lakes and reservoirs have changed over time, which will aid the study of how a changing climate is impacting bodies of fres

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The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season: A Highly Abnormal Average Season

AMS Staff | Webinar | Nov 30, 2022

In this webinar, Phil Klotzbach discusses how active the season was, notable storms and impacts, and controversial topics such as the value of the Saffir-Simpson scale and the Cone of Uncertainty.
 

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Chapter Spotlight

AMS Staff | News Item | Nov 28, 2022

The Northern Vermont University Lyndon student chapter attended the 47th Annual Northeastern Storm Conference in Burlington, Vermont.

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Hurricanes: An Eye on the Future

AMS Staff | Video Share | Nov 22, 2022

The second annual event of the “Eye Towards the Sky” speaker series covers hurricanes and the effects of a warming atmosphere on their intensity and frequency.

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The Texas-Minnesota MCV - Bow Echo

Ted Best and Ruth Milburn | Blog Post | Nov 21, 2022

Bow echoes indicate the potential for severe weather. Ted Best documents the evolution of a bow echo MCS across southern Minnesota. 

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2022 Weather Band Photo Contest: Winners Announced

AMS Staff | News Item | Nov 17, 2022

The Weather Band is pleased to announce the winners of our 2022 Photo Contest!

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Subtracting Storms

AMS Staff | News Item | Nov 15, 2022

Scientists have encountered difficulty determining long-term hurricane trends “Only hurricanes that affected people’s lives were known and reported,” notes Suzana Camargo of Columbia University. However, Camargo and colleagues created an algorithm that identified tropical c

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Becoming a Weather Information "Power User"

AMS Staff | Video Share | Nov 14, 2022

Explore how Penn State’s online Weather Forecasting Certificate program can turn weather enthusiasts and those who work in weather-related careers into weather information power users to enhance their hobbies or careers.
 

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A Hole Lot Smaller

AMS Staff | News Item | Nov 13, 2022

20%—The approximate decline in ozone depletion during recent Antarctic winters compared to 2005, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters that also confirms the decrease is the result of declining levels of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).

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Children's Author Panel Webinar

AMS Staff | Video Share | Nov 11, 2022

Professional meteorologists who have written children's books about weather discuss the subject matter of each author's books, their motivation for writing their books, and the reactions they've received. The panelists also share previews of pages from their books.
 

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The Beginning of an Era

AMS Staff | News Item | Nov 6, 2022

1954 — The year that the new Anthropocene era started, defined by industrialization and changes in energy usage and the global population and economy, according to a recent study that analyzed radioactive materials taken from the Pacific Ocean.

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How Time Flies...10 years since Superstorm Sandy

AMS Staff | Video Share | Oct 27, 2022

In this webinar, a panel of distinguished guests discuss Superstorm Sandy's legacy, its lasting impacts, and the lessons we have learned from that remarkable storm. 

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Rocketing Temperatures

AMS Staff | News Item | Oct 21, 2022

The projected annual temperature increase in the stratosphere with a continued upsurge in kerosene-fueled rocket launches is 1.4°F, according to a new study in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

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