Weather 101

David Drummond on March 1st, 2009

Despite the chilly north winds yesterday, we had a large turnout for the 3rd Annual Severe Weather Awareness Day!  An estimated 1000 people showed up to check out all the equipment and various weather related science exhibits the Texas Tech AMS group were showing off, much to the delight of kids both young and old. […]

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David Drummond on July 16th, 2007

Something often talked about by storm chasers. It usually signifies the death of spring and the main storm chasing “season” for us. But what is it? Well, quite simply it’s just an area, or “ridge” of high pressure that dominates a large portion of the continental U.S. during the summer. Most often it begins to […]

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