Hurricane Ida Rainfall – Science or Media Exaggeration?

Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida intensified late in August and made landfall west of New Orleans as a category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 150mph. With it brought a tremendous amount of damaging winds and rain. Over the next few days it went through the middle of the United States from Louisiana, Mississippi, and all the way …

What is the Typical Weather for Universal Studios?

As the world of travel begins to open up again, the planning for the summer vacations will also rise sharply. Where better to go than Universal Studios in either Florida or California? One of the utmost concerns when travel planning is understanding the climate and specific weather forecast so that we can properly prepare clothing, …

Replacing the OpenWeatherMap API with Visual Crossing Weather

Visual Crossing is a superior replacement for the OpenWeatherMap API (also known as the OpenWeather API) in both cost and functionality. By offering up to 1000 free results a day and full access to forecast historical data, Visual Crossing Weather makes it easy for everyone to test the API, compare data, evaluate extended weather functionality, …

Plan for the weather on your next camping or RV trip

If you are a keen campers or RV-ers like our family, you are looking forward to a summer of exploration. Exploring beaches, cities and mountains around the country is what makes camping and RV-ing such as wonderful experience. However camping is inherently weather-based. Extremely hot or cold weather or strong storms, hurricanes (and blizzards if …