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Why do we hold Valentine’s Day, the day to celebrate hot romance...

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If you've ever been close to a lightning strike, you know just how powerful a stroke of lightning ... read more
When Texas decides to end a drought, there are no half-measures. The Texas and Southern Great Plain... read more
Ana was a rule-breaker. The Atlantic Hurricane Season is supposed to start in June.  Tropical Storm... read more
In the West the California rainy season just ended. It was dry with several grim records for ... read more
It’s nice to get a lift—but for two students in Oregon, it got pretty scary! They were in the... read more
It’s enough to make a superstitious person hide under a blanket for the rest of the year. A week... read more
We bring you the 2015 Summer Weather Forecast summary, courtesy of The 2015 Old Farmer’s Almanac.... read more
California is in a horrible drought. Everyone was relieved last winter when they were told that... read more
It was so-o-o easy. Scientists would predict an El Niño. Boom—three months later, the El Niño would... read more
It’s the ultimate irony. I love to write about weather but today it is hard because I’m under the ... read more
Are you tired of the cold? Do your arms ache just thinking of shoveling snow? Have I got a vacation... read more
It rained on the grateful West Coast! Then people noticed something very weird.  The rain was ... read more
Late in January, two winter storms are tag-teaming to flatten the East Coast. Ugh! Ironically, this... read more
Remember last winter? (Shiver!) Ninety-two percent of the Great Lakes were covered with ice, the... read more
Zip! This January, a passenger jet broke all records for crossing “The Pond”. A British Airlines... read more
Ever heard of the Pineapple Express? California collects weather patterns with odd names. Does it... read more
It’s time to make a list of wishes for gift-buying relatives and elves. What do you give a hopeless... read more
For the past four months, we’ve shown you photos of clouds that might remind you of a certain... read more
The only thing more spectacular than a cold spell bringing freezing temperatures to all 50 states... read more
It’s amazing how invisible water vapor can condense into tiny water droplets or ice particles,... read more
Do you hear the swish of the Sword of Damocles overhead? Last winter I wrote about that ancient... read more
One of the largest eruptions in centuries in Iceland has been ongoing for months, flooding the... read more
Right before Halloween, Washington and British Columbia were hit by a “Zombie Hurricane”. Hurricane... read more
For the news, “If it bleeds, it leads.” That’s why you seldom hear the good news. Here’s some good... read more
Chicago, the windy—errr, snowy—city, was hit by snow during the first week of October. That’s the... read more
Clouds are always changing shape. Occasionally, they’ll morph into a familiar form, such as an... read more
If you are in Texas and the Southwest, you saw weather go from drought to flooding. Phoenix almost... read more
If you like to look for familiar shapes in clouds, you’ve come to the right spot. Every few weeks,... read more
Is autumn is in the air? What signals the change of seasons in your area? Here in New Hampshire,... read more
Look out! You’re surrounded! No matter where you look—east or west—the cool little MJOs are causing... read more
Californians know the current drought is leaving them high and dry, but recent scientific findings... read more
Look out for little troublemakers. Small weather patterns in the Tropical Pacific can trigger... read more
El Niño is coming! It’s going to be HUGE! No, it’s dying! No, it’s coming but it will be weak!... read more
When does exploring a mystery end up sounding like a crude joke? Scientists exploring a mysterious... read more
It’s the middle of summer. Are you hot yet?  NOAA has released a map showing when you can normally... read more
It’s a bird; it’s a plane—no—it’s a polar vortex! AAAAAGH!   The jet stream wiggled far to the... read more
July brings days of independence with Independence Day (U.S.) and Canada Day. Since July is the... read more
When you think of summer, you may think of warm days, flowers, and summer vacations—unless you... read more
With the rising price of salads, it’s harder to eat healthy. Here’s some good news—El Niño is ... read more
If it’s May, it’s time to work in your garden and (apparently) plan for the upcoming hurricane... read more

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