Mondays with Mike: What is a derecho?

Last week, a remarkably powerful line of storms moved more than 800 miles bringing high winds from Texas to Florida. It has been dubbed a Derecho, but what is that exactly and how was this one so different?

Mondays with Mike - May 20, 2024

Last week, a remarkably powerful line of storms moved more than 800 miles bringing high winds from Texas to Florida. It has been dubbed a Derecho, but what is that exactly and how was this one so different?

Mondays with Mike: Severe thunderstorms hit Houston

Rain totals could exceed 2-3" and the timing could bring dangerous weather during school dismissal. NOAA's Storm Prediction Center has placed much of Texas including our area under risk for large hail as indicated by the black dashed lines. Large hail would be 2" in diameter - so anything from nickel-sized to egg-sized is possible. Large hail is usually isolated in coverage, but you may want to park your car under a cover if possible. Models are in fairly good agreement as to the intensity of the storms today and the overall development.

Mondays with Mike - May 6, 2024

With all the talk of flooded rivers and forks and lakes and dams, this latest flood event can be very confusing. Mike explains what is all means on Mondays with Mike.

Mondays with Mike: Rivers and flooding

With all the talk of flooded rivers and forks and lakes and dams, this latest flood event can be very confusing. Mike explains what is all means on Mondays with Mike.

Mondays with Mike - April 29, 2024

A recent outbreak of tornadoes has turned deadly, but early warning and new technology certainly prevented more casualties. Today, it's all about tornadoes on Mondays with Mike.

Mondays with Mike - April 22, 2024

Mike's back from vacation and has lots to tell you, including driving the fastest car, a movie about fast cars and how changing cars could help the planet on this Earth Day.

Mondays with Mike: Cars and Earth Day

Mike's back from vacation and has lots to tell you, including driving the fastest car, a movie about fast cars and how changing cars could help the planet on this Earth Day.

Mondays with Mike: Fast cars and Earth Day

Mike's back from vacation and has lots to tell you, including driving the fastest car, a movie about fast cars and how changing cars could help the planet on this Earth Day.

Mondays with Mike - April 1, 2024

The historic Texas total solar eclipse is fast approaching, but will we be able to see it? Also, get ready for the release of the first hurricane season forecast from Colorado State.

Solar eclipse facts: Mondays with Mike

Why are solar eclipses so rare? Why can't everyone see them? Do other planets have eclipses? Get the answers to these questions and more on Mondays with Mike.

Mondays with Mike - March 11, 2024

This year's round of hurricane forecasts are right around the corner and Mike says you should expect big numbers. But how should this affect your hurricane preps? Mike gives some advice from his backyard.