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  • Ice flowers were discovered in Columbus, MS. It's a strange looking ice formation. Meteorologist Heather Sophia explains the science behind what makes this happen.

    Heather’s Weather Lab: Strange Looking Ice Formations

    Ice flowers were discovered in Columbus, MS. It's a strange looking ice formation. Meteorologist Heather Sophia explains the science behind what makes this happen.
  • Earlier this month we talked to a class of second graders at Heritage Academy. We asked them to write down their weather questions. Caitlin Craven's asked this one, "What is virga?"

    Virga, How It Forms

    Earlier this month we talked to a class of second graders at Heritage Academy. We asked them to write down their weather questions. Caitlin Craven's asked this one, "What is virga?"
  • Tornadoes are no stranger to Mississippi and west Alabama. And because we've had so many, some refer to this region of the country as Dixie Alley. We took this question to Meteorology Professor Dr. GRADY Dixon at Mississippi State University, who clears the air.

    Dixie Alley, Does it Exist?

    Tornadoes are no stranger to Mississippi and west Alabama. And because we've had so many, some refer to this region of the country as Dixie Alley. We took this question to Meteorology Professor Dr. GRADY Dixon at Mississippi State University, who clears the air.