We have a very welcome treat in store for our later evening hours, and will not be as loud as the fireworks. The full Buck Moon will turn into a partial penumbral lunar eclipse is due to happen: The eclipse will start on tonight at 10:08 p.m. CDT (0308 GMT Sunday, July 5) and end…Read more The Full Buck Moon Turns to Partial Lunar Eclipse Happening Overnight
We are in the midst of a new arrival. I am glad that a meteorological event that will cause far fewer havoc than the usual appearance, and plus some great photographs. Being from northern Illinois, I will be lucky to see any of the Saharan Dust Plume here. If it makes it far enough north,…Read more Saharan Dust Plume on the Way Into the U.S.
I am acknowledging that given the media attention being at or near zero percent saturation on relevant newsworthy items--and I was not paying attention either, and missed posting this very important coverage before it happened - of the overnight annular "ring of fire" solar eclipse.The eclipse never went total, because the moon is located too…Read more Recent Solar Eclipse Overnight – Total Eclipse of the Media
Today’s featured photo of the day! Winter Here is today’s featured photo. For the rest of winter, I am featuring my collection of frigid photos! In today's photo, I am featuring a snowy scene of the great 1982 blizzard in the Cook County forest preserves near Oak Forest in Illinois. This is the blizzard that paralyzed…Read more Photo of the Day: Blizzard in Forest Preserve
Today’s featured photo of the day! Winter Here is today’s featured photo. For the rest of winter, I am featuring my collection of frigid photos! In today's photo, I am featuring a snowy scene of a tree on a main corner near Goeselville Grove in the Cook County forest preserves near Oak Forest in Illinois. Date – …Read more Photo of the Day: Winter Snowy Corner
Today’s featured photo of the day! Winter Here is today’s featured photo. Starting today for the rest of winter, I am featuring my collection of frigid photos! In the first photo, I am featuring a photo of rare formation of a sundog and halo arc in winter! Date – Winter 1982. Photo taken with a Nikon…Read more Photo of the Day: Sundog and Halo Arc in Winter
My prayers are with everyone in Florida and everywhere in it's wrath. Make last minute preparations, and get out NOW!!! It is now too late to do any preparation, so, make sure at all costs, that you try to make the sensible decision, and evacuate, Here are some pointers: When authorities say to evacuate, DO…Read more Prayers are with Florida: Here comes Dorian!
I have sighted a funnel cloud-like wall cloud formation this afternoon. The cloud did not have any rotation. It was, however very picturesque. Happy Summer!!!
This is the 52nd Anniversary of a massive, then F4 tornado that did devastating damage in the community of Oak Lawn, IL. The tornado left a 16 mile long path of over 200 yards wide and 33 deaths and a loss of over 100 homes including a family member, devastating damage to a high school…Read more Tornado Season: Be Prepared!
It has been an extremely active hurricane season this year!! My prayers are with everyone, hope that everyone will pull through, and hopefully that decision was EVACUATION! My post for some useful tips in September when Florence was approaching can be reiterate PLAY IT SAFE!!!
GET READY FOR A HURRICANE: It's Hurricane Florence Right now the U.S. is getting ready for another onslaught of a major hurricane. Everywhere in America, no matter where you move, there are disasters that we must play it smart to play it safe!! I live in tornado alley, and I have only seen a funnel…Read more Tips For Playing it Safe During a Hurricane: Here Comes Florence!