Flood warning

Flood warning is closely linked to the task of flood forecasting. The distinction between the two is that the outcome of flood forecasting is a set of forecast time-profiles of…
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Flash flood warning

A Flash Flood Warning is issued when a flash flood is imminent or occurring in the warned area. A flash flood is a sudden, violent flood after a heavy rain,…
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Credit card debt

Credit card debt is an example of unsecured consumer debt, accessed through credit cards. Debt results when a client of a credit card company purchases an item or service through…
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Child care

Child care (or “childcare”, “child minding”, “daycare”, “head start”, or “preschool”) means caring for and supervising a child or children, usually from newborn to age thirteen. Child care is the…
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College

A college is an educational institution or a constituent part of one. Usage of the word college varies in English-speaking nations. A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution,…
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Future

The future is the indefinite time period after the present. Its arrival is considered inevitable due to the existence of time and the laws of physics. Due to the apparent…
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Atmosphere

An atmosphere (New Latin atmosphaera, created in the 17th century from Greek ἀτμός “vapor” and σφαῖρα “sphere”) is a layer of gases that may surround a material body of sufficient…
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Temperature record

For extreme records instead of records as a set of data, see Temperature extremes For instrument-derived temperature records, see Instrumental temperature record The temperature record shows the fluctuations of the…
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Ocean

An ocean is a body of saline water that composes a large part of a planet’s hydrosphere. In the context of Earth, it refers to one or all of the…
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Atmosphere of Earth

The atmosphere of Earth is a layer of gases surrounding the planet Earth that is retained by Earth’s gravity. The atmosphere protects life on Earth by absorbing ultraviolet solar radiation,…
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