Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Knives, forks and other objects have been found embedded in tree trunks flung from tornadoes.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Contrail is the term given to the cloud-like steamer or vapor trail often seen behind aircraft flying in clear, cold, humid air and is created when the water vapor from the engine exhaust gasses are added to the atmosphere.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: When Lightning Strikes Water, are Fish Killed? Lightning strikes the surface and spread out in all directions but does not penetrate very deep into the water; therefore, for a fish to get zapped, it would have to be directly beneath the strike point or close to the surface.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: What is Wind Shear? Wind shear refers to a change in wind speed or direction with height in the atmosphere and can also refer to a rapid change in winds over a short horizontal distance experienced by aircraft, conditions that can cause a rapid change in lift, and thus the altitude of the aircraft.
Swackett Fun Fact: 76% of people say they eat the ears off of chocolate bunnies first.
Swackett Fun Fact: Did you know? 500 meteorites hit the Earth each year.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: The 6,288-foot summit of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington has some of the worst weather in the world with winds measured at 231 miles per hour and the official low is 47 below zero Fahrenheit.