Swackett Weather Fun Fact: First Televised Forecast

Swackett Weather Fun Fact:  In 1957, the first weather forecast was televised from Pennsylvania State University, in the United States of America. The presenter, a professor in the university`s meteorology department, drew pictures on the chalkboard of what the weather would be like in the coming days.

Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Strange Weather

Swackett Weather Fun Fact:  In 2001, there were reports of scarlet, green, yellow, brown and black rains in southern India. While scientists determined that airborne spores from algae caused these rains, a variety of substances can create strange-colored rain.

Swackett Weather Fun Fact: A Gustnado

Swackett Weather Fun Fact:  A gustnado is a small tornado that forms along the gust front of a thunderstorm. They are usually weak and short-lived. Often gustnados are only visible as a debris or dust whirl.