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September 15, 2020 - Hello Solar Cycle 25.
Solar scientists announce that ‘solar minimum’ occurred and Solar Cycle 25 began in December 2019. Activity on the sun is predicted to peak in 2025.

August 19, 2020 - 5 striking facts versus myths about lightning you should know
It might be cool to look at from a safe distance, but lightning kills more than 20 people each year in the United States and injures hundreds more — with some survivors suffering lifelong neurological damage.

August 6, 2020 - 'Extremely active' hurricane season possible for Atlantic Basin
Atmospheric and oceanic conditions are primed to fuel storm development in the Atlantic, leading to what could be an “extremely active” season, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center

June 24, 2020 -  NWS Enhances Weather Warnings on the Go!
If your phone has ever alerted you to severe weather in your vicinity by giving off a blaring alarm followed by a text message then you, like many others, have received a Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA).