Jessica Starr's pop weather quiz - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

Jessica Starr's pop weather quiz

Posted: Updated:
  • Wicked Weather WeekMore>>

  • Your Wicked Weather Week questions answered

    Your Wicked Weather Week questions answered

    Friday, May 9 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-05-10 00:06:59 GMT
    Ending Wicked Weather Week 2014, Weather Authority Rich Luterman was joined by a fellow meteorologist Rich Pullman from the National Weather Service to answer your questions about severe weather in Michigan.
    Ending Wicked Weather Week 2014, Weather Authority Rich Luterman was joined by a fellow meteorologist Rich Pullman from the National Weather Service to answer your questions about severe weather in Michigan.
  • New weather radar works to save lives

    New weather radar works to save lives

    Thursday, May 8 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-05-08 21:58:45 GMT
    During Wicked Weather Week, we take a look at the science behind the forecast. The radar the FOX 2 Weather Authority team relies on just got a major upgrade.
    During Wicked Weather Week, we take a look at the science behind the forecast. The radar the FOX 2 Weather Authority team relies on just got a major upgrade.
  • Students learn from tornado simulator

    Students learn from tornado simulator

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-05-07 23:10:30 GMT
    Students at Arthur Boyd Middle School in Trenton got a real-life look at severe weather when they sat through a simulated tornado.
    Students at Arthur Boyd Middle School in Trenton got a real-life look at severe weather when they sat through a simulated tornado.
Fox 2's Jessica Starr asks a few viewers some questions about severe weather.. Her quiz was just for fun but knowing the right answers is important to helping you stay out of harms way.

Play the video to see how Jessica's quiz takers performed.

Your turn:

TRUE OR FALSE: Wearing rubber soles or being in a car with rubber tires will protect you from being injured by lightning?

The answer is false. Rubber soled shows offer no protection from lightning.

What's the definition of a severe thunderstorm warning?

A. Winds exceeding 70 mph with two inch hail
B. Winds at least 58 mph with one inch hail
C. Winds 30 mph with half inch hail

The answer is B: Winds at least 58 mph with one inch hail

TRUE OR FALSE: Opening a window before a tornado approaches to equalize pressure to minimize damage is the right thing to do?

FALSE: Leave the windows closed and take shelter immediately if a tornado warning has been issued for your area.

TRUE OR FALSE: A tornado watch means a tornado has been spotted.

FALSE: A tornado watch means the area is conducive to the development of tornadoes.  a tornado warning means a tornado has been sighted or indicated on the radar and occurring in the warning area 

App: FOX 2 Weather app

The app includes interactive radar and provides push alerts to let you know when severe weather occurs.

Follow the Weather Authority on Twitter throughout the week for live updates:

Derek Kevra
Alan Longstreet
Rich Luterman
Jessica Starr

Also See:
View airport delays and track flights here





  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Menards customer killed by falling tiles

    Menards customer killed by falling tiles

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:10:18 GMT
    Chesterfield Township police say a customer died Saturday after a pallet of ceramic tiles fell on top of him. The victim is identified as Richard V. Colletti, 38, of Clinton Township.
    Chesterfield Township police say a customer died Saturday after a pallet of ceramic tiles fell on top of him. The victim is identified as Richard V. Colletti, 38, of Clinton Township.
  • Search continues for murdered mother's missing children

    Search continues for murdered mother's missing children

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:58:26 GMT
    It's been three months and the search continues for two missing children after their mother was found murdered.
    It's been three months and the search continues for two missing children after their mother was found murdered.
  • Flood victims get cleanup help from volunteers

    Flood victims get cleanup help from volunteers

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-08-31 00:30:55 GMT
    It's been three weeks since historic floods submerged roads and highways and damaged thousands of homes and businesses across Metro Detroit. Saturday, volunteers came together to lend a helping hand.
    It's been three weeks since historic floods submerged roads and highways and damaged thousands of homes and businesses across Metro Detroit. Saturday, volunteers came together to lend a helping hand.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices