Welcome to WEATHERDUDES.COM...
We are currently focused on weather and climate of the Hampton Roads area of Virginia and the East Coast, as well as other significant national and global weather events that occur. The intent of this site is not to be just another weather website with five day forecasts featuring happy suns and sad clouds It is to provide various interesting and personalized features, which provide the visitor with a view of the weather from a different perspective.
Currently we have:
Dave's Weather Discussion Page, providing an insight to the local weather conditions and patterns, and the reasons behind the weather.
Tropical Weather, A collection of tropical storm and hurricane resources.
Recent Weather, Weather conditions for the past 10 days for the mid-Atlantic area.
Weather Glossary, Providing weather definitions from A to Z.
Links to Weather Sites, providing a growing collection of links to weather sites.
Weather Facts, A collection of interesting weather facts.
We will be adding more features on a regular basis. Feel free to look around, and let us know what you think. Check back often for new content...
HURRICANE GONZALO SLAMS BERMUDA... OUR WEEKEND LOOKS GREAT BUT A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA BRINGING COOLER WEATHER ON SUNDAY... WE MAY SEE SOME SHOWERS TOWARDS MID-WEEK
Are there any benefits from tropical cyclones?
Tropical cyclones do have some major benefits. Although these storms cause major damage on occasion and cause injury and death, they are really a necessary evil. Here's why. These storms actually balance the earthÝs heat by taking huge amounts of heat out of the tropical oceans and transporting the heat to the Polar Regions of the globe. They also provide beneficial rains to many areas that would otherwise be too dry. Hurricanes and tropical storms have been known to break droughts which have saved farmers and water supplies in many communities. Most of the time, we know when they are coming, so we can get out of harms way. As far as property damage is concerned, we should build structures stronger to withstand these storms in hurricane prone areas.