Sunday Science Tidbit; Virga

Last Wednesday (October 7th) brought a lot more sunshine across the area along with some pretty neat weather scenes. Early Wednesday morning, you might have noticed some clouds that look like they have tails.. In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we’ll explore what is known as virga. Virga is essentially rain that evaporates before it hits the ground. his can tell us a lot about the atmosphere. Think of the atmosphere as a cake with the bottom layer being the ground. Our surface dewpoints were much drier than days past making it feel wonderful. The upper levels near…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Dewpoints vs Relative Humidity

Humid conditions are nothing new in Eastern North Carolina. Meteorologists tend to show dew points instead of relative humidity graphic to s…