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  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 5/2/15)
    70s, Sunshine, & Fair Weather Cumulus Sunday Afternoon
    Saturday was an amazing Spring day; after a morning low of 47 at Philly International Airport(avg low is 50) we had sunshine and fair weather cumulus in the afternoon. Granted there were some showers to the north they fizzled out thanks to a sea...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 5/1/15)
    Sunshine, Light Showers N&W Saturday
    Friday was a mostly overcast day with even some light sprinkles to the north and west; after a morning low of 49 at Philly International Airport the high was just 64(five degrees our average high now of 69). It did feel a bit humid as well, but...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 4/25/15)
    Partial Sunshine & Onshore Flow Sunday
    Saturday was another below-average day(temperature wise); after a morning low of 37 at Philly International Airport(below freezing N&W with some new record lows recorded) we had sunshine mixed with clouds throughout the day as an area of low...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 4/24/15)
    Sun, Afternoon Clouds, & Remaining Below Average Saturday
    Friday featured a mixture of sunshine and fair weather cumulus clouds, BUT that gusty northwesterly wind over 30mph not only made it feel very cold, but also very inviting to spend time outside. At Philly International Airport the high was just 57...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 4/23/15)
    Staying Well Below Average Friday
    Thursday was a dreary and miserable day once the clouds popped up in the late morning; there were some scattered showers(even some snow flakes, sleet, and graupel to the north and west) in the afternoon along with a gusty westerly wind up to 30mph...
  • Wall cloud approaches north Naples, FL - Mar. 27, 2015
    It is National Sky Awareness Week
    It’s always fun to look up at the sky and see the beauty and messages painted above. This includes white puffy or streaky clouds against a deep blue background (Fig. 1) or the fanning thunderstorm tops (known as anvils) spreading away from...
  • Caladium-spring-planted, summer-flowering annuals
    Caladium-spring-planted, summer-flowering annuals
    Caladium foliage is formed heart-shaped, or in arrow-like lances in color mixtures of red, pink, rose, white, chartreuse, and green just like flowers. The bright leaves of this characteristic plant are often transparent, which makes caladiums...
  • Impatiens- Eye-popping color all season long
    Impatiens- Eye-popping color all season long
    Old reliable annualImpatiens flowers are the old reliable annual for shade gardens when you want eye-popping color all season long. But now hybrids are available that are sun tolerant too. The plants’ flowers bloom in just about every...
  • Begonias, spring-planted, summer-flowering “annuals”
    Begonias, spring-planted, summer-flowering “annuals”
    Easy-care BegoniasNaturally shade residents, perennials look “like color-rich, sun-loving annuals.”Annuals vs perennialsAnnualsgrow for only one season when planted outside, then they die. Biannuals grow outside for two seasons...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 3/24/15)
    Increasing Clouds Wednesday, But Milder(50s)
    Well, Tuesday was definitely not the greatest of days the further south you were; after a morning low of 1 at Philly International Airport we only reached 39 in the afternoon with partial sunshine by sunset(but the damage was already done). If you...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 3/12/15)
    Upper 40s Friday With Late Afternoon Clouds; Rain For Saturday
    Thursday was a seasonable day, but with a gusty northerly wind between 25-30mph it felt much colder when you factored in the wind chill! At Philly International Airport the low was 42 while the high was 52 with sunshine in the afternoon. This was...
  • The significance of the Sun and the Moon in Creation
    The significance of the Sun and the Moon in Creation
    We know from the Bible that the Sun (greater light) and the Moon (lesser light) were created on the fourth day of Creation by God (Genesis 1:16). We also know the purpose of these two great lights were to divide the day from the night, and also to...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 3/6/15)
    Above Freezing Saturday, 40s Sunday
    After all that snow on Thursday you would have thought that plenty of sunshine Friday would have melted all of that snow; At Philly International Airport the high was just 26 after a morning low of 11 so not a lot of snow did melt despite the...
  • The wonder of spring is almost here
    The wonder of spring is almost here
    All over the world spring festivals are gearing up or under way. In an article written March 5, Google details the Hindu spring festival of Holi. It is interesting to note that Hindu spring is celebrated according to the lunar calendar while...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 3/1/15)
    Icy Roads Overnight, Sunshine Returns Monday
    Sunday featured a little snow, a little sleet, a little freezing rain(that led to some ice), and a little frustration from people trying to go on with their day as the first day of Meteorological Spring was anything but. At Philadelphia...
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