Q: Why do some clouds appear to look white in color, while others are gray, black or other colors?
Q: Chicago is often called “the windy city.” Is it really the windiest city in the U.S.?
Q: Topic: What is the difference between a landspout, a waterspout and a tornado?
Q: Is it true that a tornado will never hit the same place twice?
Q: What causes hail to form?
Q: What's the most amount of rainfall in the United States in one day?
Q: What is the deadliest type of weather disaster?
Q: What's the difference between mist and drizzle?
Q: How strong does a snowstorm have to be before it's called a blizzard?
Q: What exactly is a polar vortex?
Q: You never hear much about tornadoes happening in other countries. Do they occur all over the world?
Q: You sometimes hear of contrails. What are they?
Q: How do cold fronts differ from others on a weather map?
Q: Does the weather service still use weather balloons?
Is it science or folklore to suggest that tonight's ring around the moon means it's going to rain or snow?
Q: Can a blue sky appear to be darker in certain parts of the country?
Q: What exactly is haze?
Q: When did the U.S. start its daily weather forecasts?
Q: What is heat lightning?
Q: Why are the hottest days called the “dog days of summer?”
Q: There’s been a series of heat waves hitting much of the U.S. in recent weeks. Which heat waves have been the worst killers in the United States?
Q: Does air quality affect the weather?
Q: How long have weather vanes been around?
Q: You hear about thunderstorms, severe storms and supercells. What's the difference?
Q: How many livestock are killed each year by lightning strikes?
Q: What exactly is a dust devil?
Q: You often hear of "anvil clouds." What are they?
Q: What is the difference between a tropical storm, a depression, a hurricane and a cyclone?
Q: What exactly is ball lightning?
Q: There were sightings recently in Texas of “UFO clouds” that are oddly shaped. What kind of cloud is it?
Q: Texas has had one storm after another recently. Which state has the most thunderstorms?
Q: It’s been all over the news that it was “raining” spiders in Australia the past few days. It's not possible to rain cats and dogs, but sometimes you hear about frogs and other animals coming down from the sky. Is this possible?
Q: Is it true that tornadoes always move in the same direction?
Q: What's the largest hail stone ever recorded in the U.S.?
Q: What are some of the biggest myths about tornadoes?
Q: In New York a few days ago, a quadruple rainbow was photographed. How is this possible?
Q: Which state gets hit by lightning most often?
Q: What exactly is "Doppler radar" that the weather folks refer to?
Q: They say something called a "mammatus cloud" is one of the strangest looking of all clouds. What is it?
Q: For most of Texas, what is the average date of the last freeze each year?
Q: You sometimes hear in the forecast of either “scattered” or “isolated" showers. What is the difference?
Q: Some areas near here were recently under a “freezing fog” warning. What is freezing fog?
Q: Sleet is in the forecast. Is there any difference between sleet and freezing rain?
Q: This time of year, you hear about Lake Effect Snowfall over the Great Lakes. How does a large body of water affect the weather?
Q: When did weather experts start calculating wind chill?
Q: What are some of the worst weather events in the U.S.?
Q: I've heard the weatherman refer to "chinook winds." What are they?
Q: This time of year, you hear about the “January Thaw.” What is it?
Q: You hear a lot about El Niño and La Niña. What’s the difference?
Q: When did the worst period of cold weather occur in Texas?
Q: Sometimes you hear the term 'comma cloud.' What does it mean?