Weather Articles

Good bye Boy.  The El Niño is on its way out. It brought more rain in some areas plus lower summer food and cooling... 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
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
Have you heard the saying, “It’s an ill wind that blows no good”? It must be about hurricanes.... read more
October arrived with a bang! For the first time in modern records the US experienced a simultaneous... read more
It snowed in the Rockies last month—two weeks early. Yes, I know the folklore: “The chill is here,... read more
Do you want to hear some good news? The Arctic Ice has returned! If you were worrying about polar... read more
Once again, more than 50% of the contiguous US, where most people live, is in drought. Sigh! This... read more
It was a strange weather report: cloudy with thunder, lightning and a chance of rocks and ash. On... read more
The Atlantic Hurricane Season has been quiet.  Hurricane experts saw how hot the Atlantic Ocean was... read more
Never write a weather blog about your cat if you have a dog. It will pout. It’s never pretty. To... read more
It was the last thing I expected to see while driving through the Arizona desert—a tornado. YIKES!... read more
This year, on April 11 and June 13, the East Coast was slammed with tsunamis that almost nobody ... read more
The derecho is coming! Prepare for the “land hurricane”. “The Line Storm,” by John Steuart Curry... read more
They’re back! Noctilucent clouds, the rarest, newest and most mysterious of clouds have begun.... read more
Hello, my name is Evelyn. I am a weather addict. Maybe some of you readers are sane, sober people... read more
Though the Mississippi fought floods and thunderstorms drenched the South this May of 2013, the US... read more
Welcome to the spring of 2013! We have something for everyone. If you want cold, this is the second... read more
Who knew that tornadoes could be like Baby Bear. It can’t be too hot. It can’t be too cold. It has... read more

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