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  • How this Memorial Day weekend will make record history
    How this Memorial Day weekend will make record history
    Are you thinking about taking a road trip this Memorial Day weekend? AAA expects at least 37 million Americans will hit the roads this coming holiday weekend. It will be the busiest travel weekend in a decade as Americans will travel 50 miles or...
  • Remarkable May rainfall facts - San Diego, CA
    Southern California sets May rainfall and temperature records
    Several days ago, the potential for record-breaking rainfall for southern California was advertised. The following appeared in an article entitled, “Significant rainfall coming to southern California,” “Combined, the two events...
  • Five-day forecast for Naples, FL (through Apr. 14, 2015)
    Summertime heat and humidity for southwest Florida
    If you like near-record warmth and humidity, and even some showers and thunderstorms, then you’ll like the weather in southwest Florida for many days to come.The first 9 days of April saw temperatures average 3.4 degrees above the 30-year...
  • Tylermania
    BYU guard Tyler Haws breaks all time scoring record set by Jimmer four years ago
    No Jimmermania accompanied the record BYU guard Tyler Haws set on Thurs. Feb. 27. Nor would it ever. But that was probably okay with Haws, who broke the all time scoring recorddespite not playing in his own gym when he did it.In a way, the deal...
  • Vnyl
    VNYL, it's like Netflix for vinyl records
    As CD sales and digital downloads continue to decline, vinyl remains one of the bright spots in the music industry—up 52 percent in 2014, according to Nielsen. Vinyl sales are likely to keep growing in 2015 (some of the pressing plants...
  • 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...
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