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.
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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.
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
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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
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An MIT doctoral project helps evacuate disaster sites intelligently
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It exploded from a tropical storm to a category five in just 27 hours.
A century of agricultural innovation vastly increased the amount of food--but with it came an increased population, and now hunger is on the rise. Fixing it will require an unlikely alliance
“I'd like a Category 4 cyclone with a side of storm surge, to stay, please”
It might not (just) be foul play.
Popular Science's fifth annual survey of just how bad it gets
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Wind speed isn't everything.
We're heading in the wrong direction.
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Last May, a massive tornado leveled Joplin, Missouri. Was it chance, or a warning of things to come?