Science

LIVE – Volcano Eruption Watch

Posted by on March 4, 2021 at 2:46 am

From Keilir Mountain near Grindivík, Iceland:  Click to read more about it HERE.

The Weather On Mars

Posted by on February 24, 2021 at 5:15 pm

What is the weather like on Mars? What are the similarities and differences between earth and Mars? With the recent successful landing of the NASA Martian rover, Perseverance, many people have asked these questions and more. Let’s explore as well as listen to NASA’s Mission Control audio as Perseverance made it’s landing attempt. The actual […]

Praiseworthy

Posted by on February 24, 2021 at 1:56 am

God sure is creative! This was the scene just outside the doors of the Fairbanks, Alaska National Weather Service on Monday morning. The sun has been active and I’ve heard from our friends in Iceland that their nighttime skies have been very colorful, too. In the meantime, the new Mars rover has been beaming back […]

BIG Cracks!

Posted by on February 21, 2021 at 10:59 pm

Check out the big cracks in the ice as seen from the MODIS low-orbiting satellite on Sunday morning. This image should frighten anyone into NEVER venturing on the ice! There’s a saying around here which rings true: NO ice is safe ice. In the meantime, watch this infrared loop showing Sicily’s Mt. Etna erupting for […]

Your Questions On WeatherJazz®

Posted by on February 19, 2021 at 2:26 am

From Meteorologist André Bernier: If you have any question for Open Line Friday for The WeatherJazz® Podcast, call me and leave me your weather, science, or even personal question at: (234)-525-5888

Squeaky Snow

Posted by on February 4, 2021 at 8:11 pm

I’m sure you noticed over last weekend that the freshly fallen snow “squeaked” when you walked on it. Why does that happen and when does that happen? Additionally, Frank in Norwalk asked a great question relating to changes in snow pack over time. Also, is the Groundhog Day forecast legitimate or is it just a […]

Can The Dew Point Go Below Zero?

Posted by on January 20, 2021 at 5:58 pm

How often has anyone ever seen the dew point go below zero? Is it even possible? Let’s explore via latest episode of WeatherJazz®! Show notes: In 2020, Cleveland’s lowest dew point stayed above zero, but just barely: +1.0°F – February 14, 2020 In the summer, dew points above 70°F are somewhat common (very humid). In […]

Stunning Sunday Clouds

Posted by on January 11, 2021 at 12:07 am

If you looked up anytime today, you may have noticed the very textured clouds. Thjy are known as “altocumulus” clouds and were forming between 20,000 and 30,000 feet high. There was just enough moisture aloft to allow these clouds as well as the formation of commercial jet aircraft condensation trails, better known as “contrails.” Note […]

Stratospheric Clouds

Posted by on December 29, 2020 at 6:33 pm

I’ve seen a number of posts over the last few days of “stratospheric clouds” that are illuminated by a very low-angle sun in some of the arctic areas of the northern hemisphere. Here is a good example posted by Arnibjörn of Twitter earlier today:

The Iceland Project

Posted by on December 7, 2020 at 7:36 pm

Host André Bernier speaks to Gunnar Ingi Gunnarsson, pastor of Loftstofan Baptistakirkja in Reykjavik, Iceland to talk about the dark winter days, the northern lights, and about Gunnar’s faith story and how he became the pastor of a church in Iceland. This episode is also a complete VIDEO episode which you can watch on the […]