Monsoon

Photo: Ron Mader, Henderson Skies (Some rights reserved) July is the start of monsoon season in the Southwest USA – Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah. The season runs through September as the Mohave Desert gets the occasional giant splattering of rain. Microbursts are common. Questions For those experienced in such matters, what are the …

Rain Shadow

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Rain Shadow = a region having little rainfall because it is sheltered from prevailing rain-bearing winds by a range of hills Death ValleyNASA Earth Observatory: At 282 feet (86 meters) below sea level, Death Valley might be expected to be filled with water. But the desert is subject to a …

Rain

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Rain = moisture condensed from the atmosphere that falls visibly in separate drops Headlines Take a look at fake rain in Dubai created by cloud-seeding technology – Boing Boing Elsewhere on the WebPervious Pavers Embedded Tweets BingoClimate – Climate Change – Clouds – Drought – Fog – Flood – Flooding …