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12

Sep

We’ve got the weather forecast for 2050 (and it doesn’t look very good)The Weather Channel’s futuristic weather report is based on current climate science and was released as part of a video series preceding the U.N. Climate Summit.

We’ve got the weather forecast for 2050 (and it doesn’t look very good)
The Weather Channel’s futuristic weather report is based on current climate science and was released as part of a video series preceding the U.N. Climate Summit.

26

Aug

8 places to escape the heat of summer in the Southern Hemisphere

28

Jul

Australian town built underground so residents can escape extreme heat, dust storms
Faced with frequent dust storms and daily temperatures in excess of 110 degrees, the Australian town of Coober Pedy has had to move underground.

24

Jul

'Everlasting storm' has 1 million lightning strikes a yearThe ‘Catatumbo Lightning’ has helped sailors, thwarted invasions and wowed onlookers for thousands of years, thanks to a recurring thunderstorm that can spark up to 40,000 lightning strikes in one night.

'Everlasting storm' has 1 million lightning strikes a year
The ‘Catatumbo Lightning’ has helped sailors, thwarted invasions and wowed onlookers for thousands of years, thanks to a recurring thunderstorm that can spark up to 40,000 lightning strikes in one night.

17

Jul

Partly sunny vs. mostly cloudy: Why are weather terms so confusing?If you never really learned what meteorological words meant, here’s a primer.

Partly sunny vs. mostly cloudy: Why are weather terms so confusing?
If you never really learned what meteorological words meant, here’s a primer.

15

Jul

Will there be a polar vortex in the summer?Typhoon Neoguri, that formed in the Pacific Ocean last week, has likely set off a wacky weather pattern that is interfering with the jet stream over the Midwestern U.S.

Will there be a polar vortex in the summer?
Typhoon Neoguri, that formed in the Pacific Ocean last week, has likely set off a wacky weather pattern that is interfering with the jet stream over the Midwestern U.S.

05

Jun

What is beach restoration?Beaches change — whether from natural erosion or from storms such as Hurricane Sandy. That’s where human intervention can play a role.

What is beach restoration?
Beaches change — whether from natural erosion or from storms such as Hurricane Sandy. That’s where human intervention can play a role.

04

Jun

Stunning new storm video puts the ‘super’ in supercellThis time-lapse masterpiece from Kansas might be the best video of a thunderstorm you’ll ever see.

Stunning new storm video puts the ‘super’ in supercell
This time-lapse masterpiece from Kansas might be the best video of a thunderstorm you’ll ever see.

03

Jun

Brace for record heat as El Nino approachesThis year’s predicted El Niño could increase global surface temperatures by 0.18 to 0.36 degrees Fahrenheit depending on its intensity.

Brace for record heat as El Nino approaches
This year’s predicted El Niño could increase global surface temperatures by 0.18 to 0.36 degrees Fahrenheit depending on its intensity.

22

May

How lenticular clouds are formed