Weather 101

What is Sleet? Understanding its Hidden Dangers

Posted in: Weather 101
By Steve LaNore, Certified Broadcast Meteorologist
October 27, 2020

Sleet is one of the worst winter perils. What is sleet and what are its dangers? Explore how sleet forms and how you can use your AcuRite weather station to monitor ice accumulations and temperatures that impact local travel.

How to Prepare for Blizzard Season

Posted in: Weather 101
By AcuRite Team
September 22, 2020

Blizzard season is always a reminder of how fragile our transport and utility networks can be in a storm. There’s a lot you can do to prepare for blizzards. Get a head start with these simple blizzard safety tips.

Freezing Fog: The Danger & How to Avoid It

Posted in: Weather 101
By Steve LaNore, Certified Broadcast Meteorologist
September 17, 2020

Freezing fog is a menace. Here are some “heads up” tips to avoid the deadly dangers of freezing fog. A home weather station gives you an edge to predict this weather phenomenon.

How to Stay Prepared for Fire Weather & Fire Season

Posted in: Weather 101
By AcuRite Team
July 8, 2020

The sight of raging wildfires encroaching on our communities is increasingly common. However powerless you may feel in the face of oncoming fire, here’s how to prepare for fire season according to the fire weather watch in place.

How to Protect Your Car (and Everything Else) From Hail

Posted in: Weather 101
By AcuRite Team
April 16, 2020

Spring is the prime season for hail and hailstorms. Understanding what causes hail can help you be prepared to protect your car (and everything else) from hail. Check out our list of tips to help you prepare for hail season.