Learning More about Severe Weather

By: Kitty Capelle
By: Kitty Capelle

This is an explanation of how WHSV will keep you updated during days we see widespread severe weather.

The Severe Weather Alert Day Takeover

This is the first change you will notice for the Severe Weather Alert Day on our website. The idea behind the day is to give our viewers easy access to the most recent severe weather watches and warnings. A few, quick clicks at the top of the page can get you to closings, details of the weather and radar. For more information on Severe Weather Alert Days click here: www.whsv.com/weather/swad

For instant alerts, sign up for text alerts. A full guide to signing up can be found here: www.whsv.com/blogs/ontheweb/How_to_Sign_up_for_WHSV_Text_Alerts_152075805.html

Interactive Weather Maker

With this interactive application, you can see how three different conditions, relative humidity, poleward temperature and equatorward temperature. You can create the entire spectrum of weather from severe thunderstorms to blizzards.

Weather Watch 

Learn how to forecast like professional meteorologists using information you gather from your own backyard. Learn what the different cloud shapes mean and how to use various weather tools to collect data.

Weather Predictor 

An interactive guide to learning how to predict weather.

Tree House Weather Kids

This website is from the University of Illinois and it is another great place to go if your child is interested in learning about all things weather. The cartoonish appearance, interactive layout and moving graphics really make it perfect to capture a child's attention.

WHSV First Alert Storm Team on Twitter

@WHSVghirschmann 

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@WHSVjoshknight 

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@WHSVaubs 

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@WHSVamelia

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Followers: 32

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