A nightmare production…

It’s been said that “the ocean waits for no one”. Even the most experienced captain can be humbled by a sudden storm. Filmmakers are no different. Although “Jaws” became one of the biggest box office hits in movie history in 1975, the production nearly ground to a halt before release. By his own admission, director Steven Spielberg underestimated the rigors of shooting in the Atlantic Ocean. Although many sequences could have been shot in the security of Hollywood water tanks, Spielberg wanted an added sense of realism in the final cut. The production crew faced delays due to bad weather,…

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…