Weather 101 Resources

How do hurricanes form? What is lightning? Why do tornadoes happen?

If you’ve ever wondered about the weather, you’re in the right spot! Below you’ll find resources from our dedicated team of meteorologists that will help you get a firm understanding of basic weather facts.


Lightning Facts

 


What Happens When You Get Struck By Lightning?

 


Thunderstorm Facts

 


Hail Facts

 


Hurricane Facts

 


Tornado Facts

 


Heat Facts

 


Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) Facts

Weather Technology Guides


Lightning Detection Facts

 

101 Videos


Thunderstorm Science


Lightning Safety Outdoors

 


Lightning Safety Indoors

 


Medical Effects of Lightning Victims

Weather Quizzes: Test Your Knowledge!


Hurricane Quiz


Tornado Quiz


Rip Current Quiz


Lightning Quiz


Have a meteorological term or topic you want to learn about but don’t see covered here? Let us know by reaching out on social media or email us as info@earthnetworks.com and we’ll add a carefully crafted weather knowledge resource to the list above.

Thanks for wanting to learn more about the weather and remember to stay safe with hyperlocal, real-time weather intelligence.