Thu March 7, 2013
How Weather Changed History
Many people feel a little bit down on rainy days but find that they are smiling and happy when the sun shines. Kids get excited when it might snow and we all watch thunderstorms anxiously, but weather can have a much larger and more critical influence on our lives. Throughout history, major events have been shaped by the weather conditions. The outcome of major battles, famous discoveries and critical dates in our history have been impacted by storms or extreme temperature conditions. We'll look at some of the most famous moments in history and how weather played a role.
Brad Panovich - Chief Meteorologist, WCNC
Laura Lee - Author, Blame It On the Rain: How Weather Has Changed The Course of History
Tom Tucker - Retired Instructor, Isothermal Community College
- The Weather Channel: When Weather Changed History