Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
The storms are far from over.
With Hurricane Gustav, we're less than halfway through what scientists say will be a 17-storm season
An unmanned Global Hawk recon drone will join a team of aircraft--all equipped with advanced weather instrumentation--to observe the 2010 storm season closer than ever before
Fascinating fecal science.
It exploded from a tropical storm to a category five in just 27 hours.
Wind speed isn't everything.
The islands almost never encounter storms like this
AirDat's sensors, currently installed on the nosecones of 160 commercial airplanes, beam real-time atmospheric data to forecasters
Not every student falls asleep at the thought of doing another lab. For a fortunate few, homework means setting off bombs, making lightning, crashing cars, and unleashing 100mph winds. Come meet the luckiest students in the country inside (with video)
The nation's satellites document environmental threats around the globe. So why is the future of earth observation in peril?
Unusual ice activity
An MIT doctoral project helps evacuate disaster sites intelligently
As the first potentially deadly hurricane of the season nears the Gulf Coast, government employees are working around the clock to monitor it and issue warnings. And they're doing it for free, because of the government shutdown.
“I'd like a Category 4 cyclone with a side of storm surge, to stay, please”
It might not (just) be foul play.
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
Popular Science's fifth annual survey of just how bad it gets
Here's how these huge storms form.
3:18 p.m.: 8.5 million homes are without power. That represents 7 percent of the U.S. population.
We're heading in the wrong direction.
Last May, a massive tornado leveled Joplin, Missouri. Was it chance, or a warning of things to come?