Weather Articles

Typhoon Maysak May Threaten the Philippines, Yap as a Typhoon

By Jon Erdman
March 29, 2015

Typhoon Maysak may pose a danger to Yap and the Philippines in the days ahead.

Air Canada Plane Skids off Runway after Hard Landing, Dozens Injured

By The Associated Press
March 29, 2015

Dozens of people were taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries early Sunday morning after an Air Canada plane made a hard landing at Halifax Airport.

America's Dreariest Cities

By Jon Erdman
March 28, 2015

An Alaskan climatologist's "dreariness index" ranks the most gloomy weather cities.

Winter Weather Watch for Sunday, March 29, 2015

By By Tom Niziol
March 28, 2015

Our team of meteorologists brings you the latest discussion on winter weather threats across the country.

Sand Springs, Oklahoma, Tornado Timeline Reveals How Actively Preparing for Storms Can Save Lives

By Jon Erdman
March 27, 2015

When dangerous weather moved through Sand Springs, Oklahoma, Wednesday, one woman's active planning may have saved lives.

Before and After Photos Show Parts of Vanuatu Stripped Bare by Cyclone Pam

By Zain Haidar
March 27, 2015

Cyclone Pam stripped some of Vanuatu's island nearly bald.

Thunderstorms Soak Chile Desert in Years of Rain and Kill at Least 9

By The Associated Press
March 27, 2015

This is the worst they've seen in 80 years. Heavy rains flood Chile Desert. Several dead.

Melted Snow Reveals Surprising Finds from New England Into Canada

By Carolyn Williams
March 27, 2015

Melting snow is leading to the discovery of several items lost during this past record-breaking winter.

Do You See It? Colombians Say They Saw Face of Jesus Christ in Landslide

By Sean Breslin
March 27, 2015

Colombians swear what they saw after a landslide was a sign from a higher power.

Landslide Damages Homes, Prompts Evacuations in Des Moines, Washington

March 27, 2015

A landslide in Des Moines, Washington, damaged a few homes and prompted evacuations Friday afternoon.

Moore, Oklahoma City Tornado History

By Jon Erdman
March 26, 2015

The long, tornadic history of the Oklahoma City metro area.

PHOTOS: Tornadoes Hit Oklahoma, Leave 'Massive Destruction'

March 26, 2015

A series of 'extremely dangerous' tornadoes swept through the Tulsa, Okla. area, leaving a massive trail of damage and debris.

PHOTOS: Drought-Stricken California Community Close To Running Out of Water

By Jon Erdman
March 26, 2015

These startling photos are more evidence of the severity of California's drought, now going into its fourth year.

This Graphic Shows a Remarkable 16-Year History of Tornadoes in Moore, Oklahoma

By Chris Dolce
March 26, 2015

Several major tornadoes have struck the Moore, Oklahoma, area in the last two decades.

Mexico's Colima Volcano Erupts Twice in One Morning

March 26, 2015

Check out this video of Mexico's Colima volcano erupting multiple times in one day.

Heavy Rains Lead to Flooding in Chile: At Least 7 Dead

March 26, 2015

The death toll in Chile rose after rains caused flooding. Several remain unaccounted for as the military rushed to rescue stranded villagers.

Crater Lake Receives Nearly 2 Feet of Snow, But Still Not Enough To Offset Deficit

By Associated Press
March 25, 2015

How do you know you're in a huge snow deficit? When 2 feet of snow isn't enough to break through.

Newly Released Video Shows Dust Devil at Philippine School

By Sean Breslin
March 25, 2015

It's not something teachers want to see invading recess at a school.

Incredible Video: Bus Falls Through Hole in Road, Swept Away By Floodwaters

By Sean Breslin
March 25, 2015

Watch the frightening moments when a bus fell through a hole in a Brazilian road and was swept away by flooding.

Tornado Seasons Like the Ones You’re Used to Could be Changing, New Studies Find

By Jon Erdman
March 24, 2015

Recent research is lending insight into the changing distribution of the nation's tornadoes.

Featured Blogs

63.5°F in Antarctica: Possible Continental Record; 14 Years of Rain in 1 Day in Chile

By Dr. Jeff Masters
March 27, 2015

The warmest temperature ever recorded on the continent of Antarctica may have occurred on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, when the mercury shot up to 63.5°F (17.5°C) at Argentina's Esperanza Base on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. Prior to this week's remarkable heat wave, the hottest known temperature in Antarctica was the 62.6°F (17.0°C) recorded at Esperanza Base in October 1976.

Possible New Continental Heat Record for Antarctica

By Christopher C. Burt
March 26, 2015

On March 24th Base Esperanza (under Argentinean administration) located near the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula reported a temperature of 17.5°C (63.5°F). Although this is the warmest temperature ever measured since weather stations became established on the southern continent, it is complicated by what the very definition of ‘Antarctica’ is. Here’s a brief review.

Devastating Drought Conditions and Annoying People

By Shaun Tanner
February 4, 2015

The drought in California has been pretty devastating and at least some of the people of California seem to be happy about it.

Meteorological images of the year - 2014

By Stu Ostro
December 30, 2014

My 9th annual edition.

2013-14 - An Interesting Winter From A to Z

By Tom Niziol
May 15, 2014

It was a very interesting winter across a good part of the nation from the Rockies through the Plains to the Northeast. Let's break down the most significant winter storms on a month by month basis.

What the 5th IPCC Assessment Doesn't Include

By
September 27, 2013

Melting permafrost has the potential to release an additional 1.5 trillion tons of carbon into the atmosphere, and could increase our global average temperature by 1.5°F in addition to our day-to-day human emissions. However, this effect is not included in the IPCC report issued Friday morning, which means the estimates of how Earth's climate will change are likely on the conservative side.