Memorial Day Weather Extremes

Established after the Civil War to honor soldiers who died in conflict, the holiday that was originally Decoration Day was renamed Memorial Day in 1971. At that time it became a national holiday to be observed on the last Monday of May. The hottest Memorial Day in Greenville was a 95 degrees day in 1982! The coolest was way back in 1926 when we saw a low temperature drop to 41 degrees. The wettest Memorial Day in Greenville came in 1929. 2.4 inches of rain fell that day. The only record which has any chance of falling this year is…

Sunday Science Tidbit; ITCZ: Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone

If you look at the Earth from space, you’ll notice a narrow band of clouds around the earth. In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we’re goin…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Glories, Brocken Spectre, and Heiligenschein

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we’re going to take a look at 3 optical events known as glories, brocken spectre, and heiligenschein. T…

VIDEO: Sunday Science Tidbit: On The Road; Drag Racing and Weather

This week’s Sunday Science Tidbit went on the road to the ZMAX dragway. We’re going to take a look at how weather impacts a drag race car! T…