All posts by Ed Buckner

  • Historic Arkansas River Flooding

    The late spring storms across northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas are not that uncommon, but the intensity and frequency of these storms this year caused...

  • What I Love About Summer

    In my 23 years as Chief Meteorologist at THV11, I’ve noticed that the most active weather happens between December 1 and May 31. From winter...

  • Weather & Home

    We all have seen how the weather can take a toll on a home. Over the years, wind, rain, heat, and cold can reduce your...

  • Let’s face it: Arkansans have this weird love/hate relationship with snow. Just the mention of a flake or two gets us all riled up and...

  • When Arkansas Shakes & Quakes – Pt. 2

    In the last issue we revealed eyewitness accounts of the great earthquake and series of aftershocks along the New Madrid fault that spanned December 1811...

  • When Arkansas Shakes & Quakes

    “…we were visited by a violent shock of an earthquake, accompanied by a very awful noise resembling loud but distant thunder.” – Eliza Bryan, New...

  • Weather Watch

    The Earth’s oceans cover about 70% of the planet. The sea is our largest habitat and, of course, it’s all salt water (which, coincidentally, ties...

  • 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...