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Atmosphere Academy

Atmosphere Academy: The difference between tornadoes and water spouts

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videoWhen you think of the Carolina coast, the word hurricane often comes to mind. But what about a tornado? Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in this week's edition of Atmosphere Academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: The formation of a hurricane

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videoWell, here is a timely topic for our Atmosphere Academy: Hurricanes. We have nearly reached the mid-point of the season, but we have a long way to go. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Controlling weather graphics

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videoJerry Jackson teaches a Faith Middle School student about weather graphics and why a meteorologist needs to know a thing or two about television. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones

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videoNews of our Atmosphere Academy is spreading across the eastern states. Monday, meteorologist Jerry Jackson answers a question for students visiting from Virginia. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Tornadoes and their frequency

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videoBelieve it or not, tornadoes have can happen in any state, even Alaska. But when it comes to tornado frequency, location is everything. Jerry Jackson has more in this week's edition of Atmosphere Academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: When tornadoes collide

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videoEach week on Atmosphere Academy, meteorologist Jerry Jackson answers weather questions from students. Sometimes, those questions can be rather creative. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: What causes thunder?

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videoIt is summertime, which means plenty of sunshine, heat and occasionally thunderstorms. In today's edition of Atmosphere Academy, Meteorologist Jerry Jackson helps a student learn about nature's own brand of fireworks. Full story...

Class is in session at the Atmosphere Academy

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videoWe're beginning a new segment at WWAY called Atmosphere Academy. Every Monday, meteorologist Jerry Jackson will be joined by an area student with a question about meteorology. Full story...