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IQ Weather: Heading To The Heart Of Storm Season

Storms are a big part of springtime weather! And we are heading into a more active part of the spring storm season. That means the weatherperson on TV will be talking about the threat of hail, heavy rains, high winds, and even tornadoes.

For some, storm season is a time of worry and fear. But at IQ Weather, we believe that understanding storms helps to overcome some of those fears.

In our lesson on storms, we talk about some of the signs that indicate when storms are about to become severe in your neighborhood. We also talk about why some parts of the storm that look the scariest…are really not the most dangerous part of the storm!

Here is a small excerpt from our lesson on storms:

“Hail size is also a good indicator of the strength of a storm. The larger the hail, the stronger the updraft inside a storm!  Updrafts that are capable of producing softball sized hail can exceed 100 mph!  And, the larger the hailstone…the faster it falls to the...

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