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  • World's deepest fish: Behold the new fish record, super deep down in trench waters
    World's deepest-dwelling fish: 27K feet under the sea [VIDEO]
    Eyes open, as the world’s deepest-dwelling fish is making waves today in the media nearly 27,000 feet under the water in Mariana Trench of the Pacific Ocean. The depth record was broken by a rare snail fish creature, which was caught on...
  • Norman NWS Record Report (Nov. 22, 2014)
    U.S. Weather records abound
    Every day, National Weather Service (NWS) offices report on weather records. Most of these center on temperature and rainfall; however, they can include anything meteorological or hydrological. National centers report on droughts, Great Lakes ice...
  • Graph of U.S. snow cover on Nov. 16 (period 2003 - 2014)
    Record mid-November snow cover across the U.S.
    Although the National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center (NOHRSC) data set has only been in existence since 2003, the snow cover the NOHRSC reported across the U.S. (and a small part of southwest Canada) on the morning of Nov. 16, 2014...
  • Upper level wind forecast for midnight, Nov. 14, 2014
    Weather records tumble, and will continue to tumble, nationwide
    Imagine that the weather pattern this week and last week represents a rock concert. There will be lots of acts, many with different flavors, yet, all within the theme of the main program. If that analogy works, then, last week’s Typhoon Nuri...
  • Record breaking November snowfall at St. Cloud, MN
    November snowfall records tumble; arctic air mass follows
    Yesterday morning, it looked as though heavy snow was going to affect parts of south-central Minnesota. That snow came with a vengeance, especially to the northwest of the Minneapolis, MN area and then northeastward to the Upper Peninsula (UP) of...
  • Heavy snowfall expected across Minnesota and Wisconsin today
    Minnesota snowstorm may bury some long-standing snowfall records
    November can produce some early snowfalls in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes.” But heavy snows across the Minneapolis area are somewhat unusual.The snowstorm that is affecting the area today and tonight (Mon., Nov. 10, 2014) may yield some...
  • Alan Eustace record breaking high altitude parachute jump
    Google Exec shatters high altitude parachute jump record
    Google exec Alan Eustace shattered the world record for the highest altitude parachute jump on Friday (Oct. 24), skydiving faster than the speed of sound. Eustace parachuted from a hot air balloon situated close to the top of the stratosphere to...
  • 90 degree days
    A Grand Rapids 1951 temperature record tied
    Grand Rapids has not observed a 90 degree day this year. Our warmest temperature this year occurred on July 22, with a high of 89 degrees. There’s only one other year when Grand Rapids NEVER saw a 90 degree day. That year is 1951. I found...
  • Quarterbacks who passed for most yards in a college football game
    Quarterbacks who passed for most yards in a college football game
    The following is a list of the most passing yards by a quarterback in a college football game. I've broken down the list by the four divisions in college football, listing the quarterback with the most passing yards in a game for each level...
  • Most rushing yards in college football game by a player
    Players who rushed for most yards in a college football game
    The following is a list of the players who have rushed for the most yards in a college football game. I've broken down the list by the different levels of competition in college football.Each player who rushed for the most yards in a game at...
  • How to catch fish in southern cool front
    How to catch fish in southern cool front
    Anglers depend on their gear Water clarity and the sky conditions are a good way to pick out what kind of jerkbait to use. What are the shad doing this time of year? Unpredictable action is good for this time of year to entice the fishing bites...
  • Another record for cold temps
    It’s a cool, cool summer: Baltimore’s 4th record low this month
    Do you remember two summers ago when all we could hear was about the endless heat? It is quite the opposite this year, at least for the eastern half of the US. Here in Baltimore for example, BWI only has had 10 days reaching 90°F or higher so...
  • Kenny Chesney releases 'American Kids'
    Kenny Chesney releases new single ‘American Kids’
    Country superstar Kenny Chesney has just released the debut single, “American Kids,” from his upcoming fall project. The single is the first released on iTunes in nearly four years. The upbeat track, which features hand claps,...
  • Indian girl, 13, climbs Everest: Indian teen becomes youngest to summit Everest
    Indian girl, 13, climbs Everest: Indian teen becomes youngest to summit Everest
    An Indian teenager has climbed to new heights – literally – after her successful summit of Mount Everest, our world’s highest peak. The 13-year-old girl, a daughter of a poor Indian farming family, has taken the title as the...
  • The calm after the storm or the storm after the calm?
    The calm after the storm or the storm after the calm?
    Last week saw some pretty incredible storminess. First, an outbreak of tornadoes and severe wind and hail storms moved across parts of the Midwest and the Deep South. About three dozen people lost their lives as a result, mostly across Arkansas...