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Atmosphere Academy: Christmas of 1989
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/14/2009 - 9:53am.

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.

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Atmosphere Academy: The atmosphere never takes a break
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/07/2009 - 10:17am.

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.

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Atmosphere Academy: Weather and Math
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/30/2009 - 10:13am.

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.

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Atmosphere Academy: Storm Chasers
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/09/2009 - 9:49am.

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.

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Atmosphere Academy: How tornadoes form
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/02/2009 - 10:18am.

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.

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Atmosphere Academy: The study of meteorology
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/26/2009 - 10:43am.

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.

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Atmosphere Academy: What goes into a day
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/19/2009 - 9:37am.

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.

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Atmosphere Academy: Hurricane Forecasting
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/12/2009 - 9:09am.

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.

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Atmosphere Academy: Cold and Warm Fronts
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/06/2009 - 8:18am.

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.

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Atmosphere Academy: A Degree in Meteorology
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/29/2009 - 1:32pm.

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.

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