All posts by Ed Buckner

  • The Metric System and Meteorology

    A decade – a period of 10 years that eventually leads to a century. Here’s the weird thing about a decade, and time in general:...

  • Weather Watch: Outdoor Certified

    Growing up, I was always a bit jealous of my two older brothers. They were Cub Scouts, and later Boy Scouts. Too young for the...

  • Super Satellite With Super Powers

    GOES-East really is a “super” satellite that will allow meteorologists to view more precise weather guidance models and in the event of severe weather, will...

  • Farewell, My Friend

    Tom Brannon announced his retirement from television earlier this fall, so I thought I would take this opportunity to pay tribute to my friend, colleague...

  • Best of Weather: October

    We have award shows that recognize the “best” movies, music, plays and actors but I don’t think I’ve never seen a poll that determines the...

  • Total Solar Eclipse Across America

    On Monday, August 21st, America will be audience to a total eclipse of the sun that will cross the entire continental U.S.

  • Dual Purpose Fashion

    Clothing is the most fundamental means of sun protection, but not all clothing type provides the same level of protection. Here are some factors to...

  • Playing It Safe In The Sun

    You may have heard that “Every Day is a Weather Day,” but when it comes to the U.S. Presidential Inauguration, the weather can be a...

  • Inauguration Day Weather Extremes

    You may have heard that “Every Day is a Weather Day,” but when it comes to the U.S. Presidential Inauguration, the weather can be a...

  • Weather Conditions – December 7, 1941

    December 7 marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. There were many factors that contributed to the level of destruction of...