Weather Articles

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... 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
Spring 2013 came. So did a blizzard. The spring storm rumbled through North America, and left snow... read more
Brrrrr! It’s not a word you normally hear in sunny Southern California, but last week was not so ... read more
It’s been cold in the South. Freezing temperatures, even snow, hit Florida. (Denver and Tampa had... read more
Most “space weather” is remote – a solar flare or a geomagnetic storm that causes auroras and... read more
Are you cold yet? Frigid Arctic air finally arrived in the Midwest and East Coast. For those of... read more
Being in hot water is really bad for lobsters, but it is great for tropical storms! Hurricanes are... read more
Beware the MJO! It will flood California with a “Pineapple Express” and leave most of the Midwest... read more
Did you know that originally weather services said that Hurricane Sandy would die off when it left... read more
It’s official – the Earth has schizophrenia! The North Pole’s Arctic ice pack reached record lows... read more
The US and Canada are in for a real battle this autumn. Think of it as a battle of the... read more
Are you already tired of the Atlantic hurricane season? Now that we have some El Niño conditions... read more
The Bermuda High—it is as mysterious as the Bermuda Triangle. In summer, it can steer tropical... read more
Some things only happen in summer. One of these is an eerie electric blue cloud, made from meteor... read more
I promised several readers last week that I would write about winter. There is nothing like a heat... read more
Today’s blog will be short and sweet. Do you want cooler temperatures and more rain? It may be ... read more
It’s the middle of summer, the peak time for thunderstorms. This means it is also the peak time to... read more
What happens when you take North America and simmer it in hot water? You produce a record-breaking... read more
Every hurricane season has its own personality. The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season is already... read more
This week, the largest wildfire in its history is scorching New Mexico. Nine Western states,... read more
For the first time on record, both the Atlantic and the East Pacific have had tropical storms form... read more
It’s official – the Atlantic Hurricane Season starts on June 1.So why did a number of weather... read more
“Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a bear … HUNGRY!” Look out! That clanking sound you hear... read more
After a warm and relatively dry winter and early spring, April brought snow! A huge April Nor’... read more
Tornadoes roar across the USA. Giant earthquakes rip Indonesia (8.7 on the Richter scale), Mexico... read more
Welcome to the extreme tornado season of 2012—a tornado season on steriods. Have you seen the... read more
Here is the good news. The La Niña is vanishing. One of the major factors that shaped the autumn... read more
March 20 (sniffle) was the first official day of spring. It was the day of the spring equinox. (... read more
It’s time to celebrate being Irish (or pseudo-Irish) and look for that pot of gold waiting for you... read more
First Grímsvötn volcano erupted through a glacier. Then it exploded through the air. Finally, its... read more
If you think this winter has been weird, blame the North Atlantic Oscillation. If you find the... read more
If you are basking in unusually warm weather this February 14, you may be enjoying an old-... read more
Why do we hold Valentine’s Day, the day to celebrate hot romance, in the middle of cold snowy ... read more