Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Vapor Trail

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: What is Wind Shear?

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 Weather Fun Fact: Mount Washington

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.