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Punxsutawney – home of the world-famous furry weather forecaster – is also known as “The Weather Capital of the World.” That makes us the ultimate destination to learn how the science and folklore of weather prediction collide!

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Reopening Date Set for June 18
Reopening Date Set for June 18

As of this writing, the Weather Discovery Center Board of Directors is drafting policies and procedures for a reopening date of Thursday, June 18. Tentative plans are for the Center to be open just three days per week to start: Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10...

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Museums to Remain Closed per the Governor’s Orders
Museums to Remain Closed per the Governor’s Orders

Even though Jefferson County, where the Weather Discovery Center is located, is moving to the Yellow Phase of Governor Wolf's reopening plan, in guidance announced May 7, museums should remain closed. Based on this new guidance, the Weather Discovery Center will...

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Are you still at-home schooling or did summer vacation start? No matter, this is still interesting! #weather #earthscienceThe trade winds blow from east to west 🧭

The trade winds blow toward the west partly because of how Earth rotates on its axis. They form as warm, moist air from the equator rises in the atmosphere and cooler air closer to the poles sinks.

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