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17

Oct

Terrifying tornado clusters on the riseDespite the rise in back-to-back tornado incidences, the annual number of tornadoes has held steady.

Terrifying tornado clusters on the rise
Despite the rise in back-to-back tornado incidences, the annual number of tornadoes has held steady.

Another Dust Bowl? California drought resembles worst in 1,000 yearsA high-pressure ridge that blocks rain storms has been present each time California has suffered through an intense drought.

Another Dust Bowl? California drought resembles worst in 1,000 years
A high-pressure ridge that blocks rain storms has been present each time California has suffered through an intense drought.

01

Oct

Climate change influenced extreme heat in 2013Heat waves across the world were linked to climate change, but events like increased rainfall or intense blizzards were likely isolated incidents.

Climate change influenced extreme heat in 2013
Heat waves across the world were linked to climate change, but events like increased rainfall or intense blizzards were likely isolated incidents.

24

Sep

Weird cloud on radar maps wasn’t caused by weatherThe bizarre shape over the U.S. Midwest was actually monarch butterflies traveling from Canada to Mexico, an iconic migration that’s been declining lately but may be seeing a resurgence in 2014.

Weird cloud on radar maps wasn’t caused by weather
The bizarre shape over the U.S. Midwest was actually monarch butterflies traveling from Canada to Mexico, an iconic migration that’s been declining lately but may be seeing a resurgence in 2014.

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.