Don Lipman
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Graupel: The wintry precipitation you’ve never heard of

It’s not sleet or hail -- it’s graupel!

Meteorological vs. astronomical seasons: Which is more useful?

Meteorological vs. astronomical seasons: Which is more useful?

Astronomically, the seasons change at the equinoxes and the solstices. However, the meteorological seasons are grouped by months. Why is this?

Lightning safety: are the old rules still valid?

Lightning safety:  are the old rules still valid?

Experts have continued to emphasize that lightning avoidance is the single most valuable behavior in the face of danger.

D-Day at 70: The most important weather forecast in history

D-Day at 70: The most important weather forecast in history

In his new book, The Forecast for D-day: And the Weatherman behind Ike’s Greatest Gamble, John Ross does a masterful job of telling a story long overdue.