Sunday Science Tidbit; Why are the Blue Ridge Mountains blue?

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we’re travelling up to the mountains of North Carolina to answer the question… why do the Blue Ridge Mountains look blue? I’ll give you a hint… it’s related to “why the sky is blue” and “why the oceans look blue”. Growing up in the mountains of NC, the blue haze is a normal occurrence. It wasn’t until I visited California for the first time that I realized this was not a common event across the world. When you go to the Blue Ridge Mountains, you’ll find that the actual mountains, trees, and…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Out of this world weather (Part 1 and 2)

This week’s Sunday Science Tidbit is out of this world! Let’s start right here at home. Earth is the only planet able to sustain life. It ca…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Fujiwhara Effect & Fibonacci Spiral

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we take a look at the weather in a different way… the Fujiwhara Effect and the Fibonacci Spiral. You’ve…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Semi-Permanent Pressure Systems

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit, we’re going to talk about semi-permanent pressure systems.   You’ve heard the WNCT meteorologists talk…