Top Ten Weather Articles

Here are the top ten articles for the Weather Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Category Ranges for Hurricanes
When they say a hurricane is Category 5 or Category 1, what does that mean? What are the differences and what can we expect with each hurricane category?

2. Factors that influence the weather
What causes the weather? Have you ever wondered what factors influence the weather and why some areas are cold and some are warm?

3. How to Read a Weather Map
Many types of weather maps have become available since the advent of computers and the Internet. Get some tips on how to use these informative tools.

4. Earthquakes and Juan de Fuca Plate
Ocean earthquakes off the Pacific Northwest suggest the potential for stronger earthquakes and tsunamis in the region of the Ring of Fire.

5. What you should do to prepare for a hurricane
The forecasters are warning that a hurricane is likely to hit your area in the next few days. What do you do? The tips inside are to help you plan and prepare if you should happen to find yourself facing the possibility of a hurricane in your area.

6. Hurricane Basic Information
Knowing the basic information about hurricane formation can help you better understand these large, dangerous storms so that you can prepare for them if they come near.

7. Interesting Facts about Hurricanes
Hurricanes are incredibly powerful displays of nature´s strength. Here are some interesting facts about hurricanes and storms.

8. Top 10 Weather Songs
Just for fun, read about my favorite songs with weather words in their titles!

9. Website Review
Review of, a useful weather information and forecasting resource.

10. Most Powerful Earthquakes in History
Earthquakes have been recorded in terms of magnitude since 1899. What are the most powerful earthquakes that we know about?

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