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Nicholas marks the 14th named storm of 2021—a number we usually hit in November
The storm could bring serious flooding to the Texas and Louisiana coasts in the next 48 hours.
Why Ida drenched the Northeast—and what that means for future storms
As the planet heats up, hurricanes will become more intense.
New Orleans’ billion-dollar levees survived Hurricane Ida. Can they handle what’s coming?
The new levees, floodwalls, and other upgrades were a multi-billion dollar investment. Here's why they were worth it.
Hurricanes can pack a one-two punch: the storm, then deadly heat
Extreme weather, blackouts, and heatwaves may put more people at risk going forwards.
Are mass power outages unavoidable after hurricanes?
Preventing blackouts requires rethinking the grid.
Hurricane Ida’s remnants will bring record-breaking rain as it travels north
Wind and storm surge from Ida were so strong that they briefly forced the Mississippi River to flow backwards.
With hurricane potential, Henri could flood the Northeast this weekend
The tropical storm could touch down as a hurricane in New England, making it the first to do so in decades.
Why the aftershocks from Haiti’s earthquake could be incredibly destructive
It’s hard to overstate the severity of the unfolding crisis.
Here’s how wind turbines stay afloat during storms
The secret to wind turbines' storm hardiness? Oil rig tech—for now.
Texas’s 82-foot-tall storm-gate plan may have some gaping holes
Would the much-delayed Bolivar Roads Gate System give the Galveston coast the hurricane protection it needs?