Clouds may look light and fluffy, but the average cloud weighs over a million pounds!
Have you ever wondered how much a cloud weighs? Obviously, the answer depends on the size and type of cloud. An average cumulus cloud weighs about 1.1 million pounds. So, while a cloud may appear fluffy, it’s certainly not light! Here’s a look at how to calculate the weight of […]

How Much Does a Cloud Weigh?

A green sky indicates a powerful thunderstorm that may produce a tornado.
It’s true the sky can turn green before a tornado. As a Nebraska native, I’ve witnessed the phenomenon firsthand numerous times. While thunderstorm clouds may appear green or yellow before a tornado, they may also turn these colors before a hail storm. It’s also possible for the sky to turn […]

Why Is the Sky Green Before a Tornado?