Latest Weather Stories
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
What you need to know about the heatwave and drought scorching the western US
Hurricane Joaquin Is A Category 4 Storm Strengthening Over Bahamas
How a snowflake gets its shape
Learn to read clouds, birds, and leaves to predict the weather
The weirdest things we learned this week: wild weather, Victorian cannibalism, and the female orgasm (as told by a 12th-century nun)
Plants Are So Confused By This Month’s Warm Weather (Now With Even More Photos!)
Stay cool this summer by making the right wardrobe choices
Are We Doomed To Arctic Winters In America?
Make your own weather station with recycled materials
This is what a scientist wears to keep warm in -40°F
Drones will fly into the path of the eclipse to study weather
Inside the deadly heart of 1964’s Hurricane Cleo
How to build a home that can resist any weather
It’s not your imagination, humidity really is killing you
Days With Multiple Tornados More Frequent And Intense
2019 was the second warmest year on record—here’s what this means for our future
Iguanas are falling out of trees in Florida, and it’s completely fine
Our french fry supply is safe for now, but the future is uncertain
What the happiest cold-weather countries on the planet know about winter
What the heck is a bomb cyclone?
Hurricanes really are becoming more destructive
Antarctica is hotter today than it’s ever been
Humans need bumble bees—and they are disappearing faster than we thought
Dissecting a lightning strike, from flash to boom
What’s a frost quake?