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Atmosphere Academy

Atmosphere Academy: Christmas of 1989

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videoWhen you think of Wilmington, the word "snow" doesn't immediately come to mind. But it did back in 1989. Jerry has more in this week's edition of the Atmosphere Academy. Full story...
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Atmosphere Academy: The atmosphere never takes a break

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videoIt has often been said of southeastern North Carolina: "If you don't like the weather, just wait 10 minutes- it will change." That sentiment may have more truth than you think. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Weather and Math

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videoDid you like math in school? How about computers? If you are a meteorologist, you do not have a choice. Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in this week's edition of Atmosphere Academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Storm Chasers

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videoThere are three kinds of meteorologist: on-air, off-air and off-road. When it comes to meteorology, sometimes you have to get out of the office and into the storm- enter the storm chasers. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: How tornadoes form

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videoWe do not usually think of tornadoes in November, but they can occur in any month of the year. That is why meteorologists always have to be ready. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: The study of meteorology

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videoDo you remember learning about weather in elementary school? Chances are, you studied weather in science class. But there's a lot of history involved in the study of weather. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: What goes into a day

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videoThe Atmosphere Academy is back in session. This time, it's a question about what goes on in the wee hours of the morning here at WWAY. Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Hurricane Forecasting

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videoThe peak of hurricane season has passed, but meteorologists never let their guard down. We all know that forecasting a hurricane is tricky, but it's even harder when you can't see it coming. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Cold and Warm Fronts

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videoEach week in we take a few minutes to learn about weather terminology. Sometimes, the origin of the word is even more interesting than the term itself. Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in the Atmosphere Academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: A Degree in Meteorology

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videoEach day, our meteorologists teach viewers about the changing weather. But have you ever wondered who teaches the meteorologists how to forecast? Jerry Jackson has more in the Atmosphere Academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Putting the weather forecast together

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videoEvery day, you tune-in to WWAY to see the weather forecast. But do you know how it is put together? Jerry Jackson has more in this week's edition of Atmosphere Academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Elementary School Newscast

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videoWhen we receive visitors at our studios, we usually tell them about the newscast. Last week, students who visited us taught us a thing or two. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Math and Weather

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videoWhen it comes to forecasting, especially hurricane forecasting, computer models are invaluable. But what is a computer model? Class is in session, in the Atmosphere Academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Naming hurricanes

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videoAfter a quiet start to the hurricane season, we have really been flying down that list of names recently. Have you ever wondered where those names come from? Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in this week's edition of Atmosphere Academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Hurricane Hunters

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videoLast week, hurricane models did an excellent job tracking Bill. But those models are only as good as the real-time data they use- data collected by scientists. Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in the Atmosphere Academy. Full story...