Latest Weather Stories
What the heck is a haboob? Hint: You can see it from space.
Satellite images of Las Vegas show just how extreme urban heat islands can get
Yellowstone National Park was never built to take on the rain and snow that comes with climate change
Forecasters predict an abnormally high number of storms for this hurricane season—again
Energy costs hit low-income Americans the hardest
The 2022 tornado season is going to be a doozy
Why the North American monsoon is unlike any other
Dust clouds are killing people out West—and the dangers could spread
Ice, tornadoes, and cracking trees: Why Winter Storm Landon dragged a melee of weather across the US
The future of hurricanes is full of floods—a lot of them
NASA’s storm-chasing planes fly through blizzards to improve snowfall forecasts
After uncertain forecasts, serious winter weather will slam the East Coast
Climate change has the Winter Olympics on thin ice
How a bewitching weather phenomenon took over a Maine town
Hurricanes have cost Louisiana fisheries at least half a billion dollars since 2020
Texas’s grid may still be unprepared for the next big winter storm
The West Coast is under a tsunami advisory. Here’s what that means.
How the Earth’s 23.5-degree tilt gives us seasons
2021 was the sixth hottest year on record
Wind chill isn’t what you think it is
Colorado just saw its most destructive wildfire ever—in the middle of winter
‘Tornado alley’ looks far different than it did a century ago
Hurricane-force winds broke a single-day record while smashing the Midwest’s power grid
Why it’s so difficult to forecast a tornado’s path
Dead ships find solace under the treacherous surface of the Great Lakes
Arctic rainfall will surpass snowfall by 2060, predictions show
What is a nor’easter, and why are they so powerful?
Heavy rains in drought-stricken states could be dangerous
Ancient architecture might be key to creating climate-resilient buildings
La Niña is likely back for another unpredictable winter
Chaos is more predictable than you think
300 years of tree rings show just how badly hurricanes have soaked the Carolinas
This interactive atlas lets you travel to the future, and past, of climate change
Hurricane Sam will likely intensify rapidly this weekend
3 wild ideas for how to stop a tornado
The jet stream is moving north. Here’s what that means for you.
Nicholas marks the 14th named storm of 2021—a number we usually hit in November
Why Ida drenched the Northeast—and what that means for future storms
New Orleans’ billion-dollar levees survived Hurricane Ida. Can they handle what’s coming?
Are mass power outages unavoidable after hurricanes?
The Dixie fire is on track to be California’s biggest ever
Hurricanes can pack a one-two punch: the storm, then deadly heat
Hurricane Ida’s remnants will bring record-breaking rain as it travels north
With hurricane potential, Henri could flood the Northeast this weekend
Why the aftershocks from Haiti’s earthquake could be incredibly destructive
This week’s ultra hot weather is brought to you by heat domes—and climate change
Anticyclone Lucifer is bringing record-breaking temperatures to Italy
Not convinced that humans are causing climate change? Here are the facts.
The Pacific Northwest is about to have another major heatwave. Is this the new normal?
How are rainbows formed? With simple atmospheric science.
More than a dozen US states are under a heatwave alert
Monarch butterflies are beloved—and declining for this sad reason
What the ‘hottest day on record’ really means
Underwater Gliders Gather Data To Help Predict The Next Big Storm
Hurricanes destroy beachside homes, but not this one
Rainy days make everything worse—even restaurant reviews
Extreme heat and wildfires have caused literal firestorms across Canada
Deadly heatwaves like those in the Pacific Northwest will only become more common
How to stay cool if you lose power during a heatwave
IBM Watson Can Help Find Water Wasters In Drought-Stricken California
Know the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion. One can kill you quickly.
Here’s how wind turbines stay afloat during storms
It’s raining frogs: a brief look at the planet’s weirdest weather ever
Texas’s 82-foot-tall storm-gate plan may have some gaping holes