Weather Articles

Eric Frein, Suspect in Trooper Ambush, Captured by Pennsylvania State Police After Extensive Manhunt Through Woods

October 30, 2014

The manhunt for Eric Frein in Pennsylvania has ended.

Small Plane Crashes at Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport; 4 Dead

By By Jess Baker
October 30, 2014

A small plane lost an engine and crashed into a building at Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport.

Hawaii Lava Flow Update: Lava Closes in on Pahoa Homes; National Guard Deploys Troops

By Associated Press
October 30, 2014

A lava flow is just yards from residences in a Hawaii town, and some residents aren't waiting any longer to leave.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Tells Sandy Recovery Critics to "Sit Down. Shut Up."

October 30, 2014

New Jersey's Gov. Christie sounds off over criticism that Superstorm Sandy recovery isn't happening fast enough.

'Shocking' Amounts of Garbage Hauled From Ocean Near Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

By By Terrell Johnson
October 30, 2014

A team of NOAA divers has just returned from a month-long mission to pull up marine garbage from the ocean floor around Hawaii's Papahnaumokukea Marine National Monument. What they found was 'shocking,' the mission's chief scientist said.

Tropical Update: Tropical Storm Vance and a Fizzling Nilofar

October 30, 2014

The latest expert analysis on the hurricane season from our hurricane experts.

Halloween, Weekend Storm to Bring First Flakes For Some in New England, Great Lakes, Appalachians (FORECAST)

By By Jon Erdman
October 30, 2014

As the calendar switches to November, the season's first snow will fall in parts of the Great Lakes and East.

Halloween Forecast: Will The Weather Be A Trick Or A Treat?

October 30, 2014

Halloween is right around the corner. Find out if the weather will impact your plans.

Cyclone Nilofar Recap

By By Jon Erdman
October 30, 2014

Cyclone Nilofar recap.

Microscopic Beauty Captured in Stunning Detail, in Nikon Small World Contest

October 30, 2014

If youve never seen a rotifer up close, nows your chance. Rogelio Moreno captured one open-mouthed, earning him first place in the 40th annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. Winners were announced Oct. 30.

Canada's Climate Change Record is Abysmal, Study Says

By By Eric Zerkel
October 30, 2014

Canada tops the non-profit Germanwatch's list as the country with the worst climate change record in the industrialized world. Here's why.

Sri Lanka Mudslide: Several Dead, Hundreds Missing Following Disaster Triggered By Monsoon Rains

By Associated Press
October 30, 2014

A mudslide in Sri Lanka has left hundreds missing and several people dead. Here's what caused it.

New Frog Species Discovered in New York City

By Carolyn Williams
October 30, 2014

A new frog species has been discovered inhabiting the New York City metropolitan area and surrounding coastal regions.

The Worst Fall Allergy Cities of 2014

By By Annie Hauser
October 30, 2014

Find out how your city ranks for seasonal allergies.

Stop Taking Bear Selfies, U.S. Forest Service Officials Warn

October 30, 2014

Ever feel the urge to get close to a bear so you can snap a quick photo when you're in a national park or forest? It could be the last thing you ever do.

Can You Find the Snipers Hiding in These Photos?

By By Edecio Martinez and Jeffrey Kopman
October 30, 2014

Artist Simon Menner photographed two snipers from the German Army hiding in the German Alps.

Amelia Earhart Clue: Debris Identified as Part of Doomed Plane

By Carolyn Williams
October 30, 2014

On July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart dissapeared without a trace, but we may be this much closer to finding her.

NASA Photo Shows the South on Fire

By By Eric Zerkel
October 30, 2014

A new NASA photo shows the scope of fires in the South like never before.

Winter Weather Watch 2014-2015: Weekend Snow in the East and Sierra Nevada

By By Tom Niziol
October 30, 2014

Our team of meteorologists, led by winter weather expert Tom Niziol, brings you the latest discussion on winter weather threats across the country.

Global Warming: The Weather Channel Position Statement

October 30, 2014

We break down what science tells us about global warming and climate change.

Featured Blogs

95L Little Threat; TD 21E a Long-Range Threat to Mexico's Pacific Coast

By Dr. Jeff Masters
October 30, 2014

An area of disturbed weather (95L) just north of the Virgin Islands is headed northwest at 10 to 15 mph. High wind shear makes development conditions marginal through Saturday, then almost impossible beginning on Sunday.

September 2014 Global Weather Extremes Summary

By Christopher C. Burt
October 22, 2014

September was globally the warmest such on record according to NASA and NOAA. Deadly flooding affected the Kashmir region of India and Pakistan as well as in southern France, China, and Serbia. Record heat occurred in Jakarta, Indonesia and south-central Canada. It was the driest September on record for the U.K.

Live Blog: Tracking Hurricane Arthur as it Approaches North Carolina Coast

By Shaun Tanner
July 3, 2014

This is a live blog set up to provide the latest coverage on Hurricane Arthur as it threatens the North Carolina Coast. Check back often to see what the latest is with Arthur. The most recent updates are at the top.

Tropical Terminology

By Stu Ostro
June 30, 2014

Here is some basic, fundamental terminology related to tropical cyclones. Rather than a comprehensive and/or technical glossary, this represents the essence of the meaning & importance of some key, frequently used terms.

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

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.