Weather Articles

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

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The Bermuda High—it is as mysterious as the Bermuda Triangle. In summer, it can steer tropical heat... 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 blogs... read more
“Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a bear … HUNGRY!” Look out! That clanking sound you hear may... read more
After a warm and relatively dry winter and early spring, April brought snow! A huge April Nor’... read more
Welcome to the extreme tornado season of 2012—a tornado season on steriods. Have you seen the storm... 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 term... read more
If you are basking in unusually warm weather this February 14, you may be enjoying an old-fashioned... read more
Did you think last year’s weather was weird? Now it’s official. You were right! Last December it... read more
It came from Outer Space!  Yes, that’s the title of an old Sci-Fi movie, but it’s also the solar... read more
Welcome to New Mexico, the land of sunshine, delicious chili and snow. Snow! SNOW! According to the... read more
Despite a cool La Niña shaping global weather, here in North America the weather has been amazingly... read more
Look out, Santa! According to some reports, Good St. Nick not only has to worry about delivering a... read more
Hurricane force winds slammed the coast! On December 2, fierce winds toppled trees, ripped up power... read more
The official 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season is over, which brings us into a most confusing period—a... read more
It’s time for some pretty weather. With the drought in Texas, last week’s Halloween Nor’easter,... read more
BOO! It’s snowing! You’ve seen the headlines. The Northeast was hit by a Nor’easter snowstorm... read more
I am fascinated by the weather – it is my hobby, my job and my passion. I love to save money,... read more
It’s autumn! It’s time for leaves to turn and, if you are in New Mexico, balloons to float.... read more
Here’s the news – La Niña, that cool pool of water in the Tropical Pacific, is back. It’s... read more
Hurricane Irene was huge! But are the big storms more harmful? You might be surprised to find the... read more
When we are lucky enough that a hurricane doesn’t hit us, we seldom ask where it went. We are... read more
So you want to cook up a hurricane in the Atlantic—reach into your cupboard and take out: 1.     ... read more
It didn’t seem deadly in the early days. Back in the 1970s—the era of shaggy hair and bad shirts—... read more
 At 5:12 A.M. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906, an earthquake woke up residents of San Francisco and... read more
La Niña might return. The huge Pacific weather event that shaped last winter and this year’s... read more
OK—the only thing higher than July’s temperatures is the price of gasoline. So why am I on a road... read more
The heat wave that is baking America is being called a “heat dome”. A better name would be “Hadley’... read more
Confused by weather forecasts? Here are some of the more common and basic meteorological terms,... read more