Robert Speta,

Robert Speta

Jacksonville, FL, United States

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Past articles by Robert:

Record breaking Cyclone Freddy, likely the longest lasting tropical system recorded

A look at Cyclone Freddy as it stirs up the Indian Ocean for over a month. → Read More

Jacksonville Science Festival returns to the First Coast

Thousands of students and members of the community stopped by the Jacksonville Science Festival. → Read More

Record-breaking sargassum in the Atlantic, along the Florida Coast this year

Sargassum, a seaweed that often washes up the Florida coast, is expected to be extra abundant this year. → Read More

What is an El Nino, or La Nina, and how do they impact our weather?

A look at why meteorologist pay close attention to the El Nino and La Nina. → Read More

What is the technical definition of a severe thunderstorm warning?

A look at what makes a severe thunderstorm warning severe. → Read More

Heaviest single day snowfall in Jacksonville on this date in 1899

A look back at the blizzard of 1899 in Jacksonville. → Read More

Why was the Turkey/Syria Earthquake so damaging? A look at the science behind it

A look at the science behind the 7.8M earthquake in Turkey and the following aftershocks. → Read More

Lightning Safety (Severe Weather Awareness Week)

Taking a look at the dangers of lightning and the dangers associated with it. → Read More

What is National Weather Persons Day?

A look at the origin of National Weather Persons Day of February 5th. → Read More

Unique teaching tool for STEM education from DCPS

The Spacegate Program from DCPS is designed to provide free STEM related education in a new, unique and fun way. → Read More

What is Groundhog day, why is it a thing?

A look back at the history of one of America's more unique holiday's. → Read More

When can you start setting up your garden on the First Coast?

Some preparations you can take to make your garden look nice in case of freezing temperatures. → Read More

Planet Pioneers exhibit at MOSH challenges future space explorers

A new hands on exhibit at MOSH challenges future space explorers to survive on mars. → Read More

UFO looking cloud spotted in the sky over Turkey, what was it?

What was the UFO looking cloud spotted over Turkey? → Read More

Can the cold weather help the Jaguars out in Kansas City?

The cold weather may be to the benefit of the Jaguars in Kansas City against the Chiefs this weekend. → Read More

Rockets and Space Stations over the First Coast Saturday Evening

Those outside ahead of the Jaguars game Saturday evening will be treated to a light show Saturday evening. → Read More

What is a Bomb Cyclone and the Pineapple Express?

The terms Bomb Cyclone and Pineapple Express have been used over the past few weeks when describing the severe storms impacting the U.S.A West Coast. → Read More

Biggest weather events on the First Coast in 2022

A look back at some of the biggest weather events on the First Coast this year → Read More

Jacksonville was covered in snow 33 years ago today

A look back at the last time accumulated snowfall fell in Jacksonville. → Read More

When is the first freeze on average for Jacksonville, Florida?

Here's a quick look at when we start to hit freezing temperatures in Jacksonville. → Read More