Weather Articles

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
In 2015, winter begins on December 21, 11:48 P.M. EST. Get more information about the winter... 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
How does The Old Farmer’s Almanac predict the weather? We derive our weather forecasts from a... 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
Mother’s Day is supposed to the perfect time for flowers and family outings! Except this year, moms... read more
The Tropical Pacific is thousands of miles away from the chilly Midwest. Despite the distance, the... read more
♫ “The cold never bothered me anyway.” ♫ If you live near the Great Lakes, “Frozen” is not just... read more
Watch overhead! A river may be coming at you. If you are in California, you will welcome the giant... read more
Having the weather woes? If you are in the East, you are probably complaining about the cold and ... read more
Imagine walking out on a cold winter morning and finding the landscape covered with icy snowballs,... read more
It’s called the PDO, the long-term weather pattern sucking the Golden State dry. Think of it as the... read more
An ancient story tells of Damocles and a sword. Damocles was a nobleman who exclaimed how fortunate... read more
It's been a cold one! Take Saturday, January 4. The the Earth’s orbit around the Sun put the globe... read more
As I write this, another storm is sweeping through the nation. Heavy snow and ice left tens of... read more
Where I live, winter temperatures are often in the single digits. Whether your area is colder or... read more
Crashes are messy. When it is crashing weather systems during the Thanksgiving Holiday it becomes... read more
Once again, South Dakota has had record-breaking snowfall, although, fortunately not the four to... read more