More stories by Alan Sealls

Radiosonde

Radiosonde Weather Instrument

Have you ever found a radiosonde? That’s the weather instrument carried by a weather balloon up into the air.

Hurricane Opal Satellite

Hurricane Opal in 1995

Hurricane Opal hit the Florida Panhandle in October of 1995, as the third most-costly hurricane in US history, at that time.

Hurricane Georges Flooding in 1998

Hurricane Georges in 1998

Hurricane Georges in 1998 left flooding rainfall totals of 1 to 3 feet. It made landfall near Biloxi as a category 2 before rapidly weakenin…

lightning

Lightning is Striking, 3-part Series

The Gulf Coast is home to frequent thunderstorms and that means a lot of lightning strikes. Separate fact from myth and learn lightning safe…