defines it as, "fog caused by cold air flowing over a body of comparatively warm water, the vapor condensing in small convective columns near the water surface and giving the appearance of smoke or steam." Basically, it looks like Poseidon is pissed. It sounds dangerous and like the perfect title for a disaster movie.Live Science explains that firenados are, "created by hot, dry air rising rapidly from the ground." So...From Hillary Clinton to Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Rihanna and all the unapologetic, courageous women in-between, these are the uplifting quotes to live by. You don't owe it to your mother, you don't owe it to your children, you don't owe it to civilization in general.Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked 'female.'" —20) "When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit. And according to the Bible, it was a woman that gave you Jesus.It's snowing and it's pretty, but there's also a thunderstorm?Thundersnow is what happens when "thunder and lightning occur while it’s snowing" according to an article in Newsweek.
Unbeknownst to me, he snuck in some kind of weird hot sauce into my date's drink.But to the guys who aren't used to your dad's um, unique sense of humor, this experience can be downright terrifying.We're talking, threatened with weapons and potential castration kind of scary.One of them came to pick me up for a date wearing ripped jeans.My dad told my date to wait a minute, came back with duct tape and proceeded to tape up my date's jeans.""My dad is an army vet and a pretty tough looking guy (6'5, tattoos, shaved head).Every winter, the US is slammed with a blast of arctic weather at one point or another.Sometimes it's a blizzard, sometimes it's a cold front, and sometimes it's too cold to even understand what you're experiencing because you just want your blankie. So, in an effort to combat the frostbite we're all risking by simply living our lives this winter, I took the liberty of ranking the weirdest weather terms I could find, because while "Winter Storm Wilbur" doesn't sound too strange, "Firenado" absolutely does — and it also sounds like a ride at the amusement park that needs to be shut down immediately.it looks like a spire whirling straight from hell, is what you're saying? Nope: Weather is a lot more complicated than that, and tornados are something entirely different.While tornados involve a conflicted meeting between cold air and warm air that results in a furious vortex, a gustnado is described by Accu Weather as, "a short-lived, ground-based swirling wind that can form on the leading edge of a severe thunderstorm." As for the Bomb Cyclone, that's probably a new one if you don't study weather terminology on the regular.When that blast of arctic weather is enough to be deemed a storm, it's bestowed with a name — a few names, actually — to help meteorologists and the public understand what exactly is being experienced. All weather conditions, whether including snow, wind, sand, sleet, or rain, have specific names that you might have never known existed. There's a name for that — and it'll make "tornado" sound lame.Here are weird weather terms that you might have never known the etymology of.