Weather Articles

We bring you the 2016 Summer Weather Forecast summary, courtesy of... read more
Check out our chart for how to measure hail, using the Torro Hailstorm Intensity Scale. Hail falls... read more
Here are the Top Ten Deadliest Hurricanes in the United States from 1851-2006. Blow not against the... read more
Unlike hurricanes, tornadoes give little warning and strike suddenly. Here are the top 15 deadliest... read more
The following supplies kept in your emergency supply kit will serve you well if an adverse... read more
See how to measure volcanic eruptions based on The Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI).  Volcanic... read more
Wondering how earthquakes are measured? Seismologists have developed a new measurement of... read more
Shake, rattle, and roll! In this short article, we answer common earthquake questions and answers... read more
All Atlantic and Gulf coastal areas are subject to hurricanes or tropical storms. If you live in a... read more
Did you know that the United States has the highest incidence of tornadoes in the world? If you are... read more
Winter of 2010 sure brought some wild weather! Did you experience any unusual weather this winter?... read more
Enjoy the winning pictures from The Old Farmer’s Almanac Winter Photo Contest. Don’t Almanac... read more
No matter what the weather looks like outside, it can be winter where you are. Here are simple... read more
If you look closely at snowflake shapes, you will see many different variations. Rarely are two ... read more
Here some great nature links for everything outdoors, from fishing to camping to weather watching.... read more
According to folklore, you can predict the weather with a persimmon seed. Here’s how to do it: Cut... read more
Here's a peculiar prediction: Legend says that a July forecast of “rain, hail, and snow” mistakenly... read more
Back around the turn of the last century, in the days before the National Weather Service, the so-... read more
Love to watch the weather? Watch live weather cams across the United States and Canada! See current... read more
Your arm is about ten times longer than the distance between your eyes. That fact, together with a... read more
Here are illustrations on tying knots, including bowline, hitch, and overhand knots.
The following list of supplies kept in your emergency car kit will serve you well if an adverse... read more
Being in a power outage can be very frustrating. Here is some advice that may help you the next... read more
Keep the following first aid supplies in the household to treat unexpected injuries. Cuts and ... read more
Get tips on how to survive summer heat. Take a moment to check our heat safety tips and the heat... read more
Plants drink their food. If your soil dries out, your plants will starve—or wilt. Take these steps... read more
Here are seven occasions when weather may have changed the course of American history. If it hadn... read more
Stay on top of hurricanes as they happen from the comfort of your own home using these tracking... read more
By observing clouds, you can often predict the incoming weather.  Clouds have many characteristics... read more
The EF Scale (below) is the standard way to measure tornadoes based on wind damage. The original... read more
Ready for do-it-yourself weather predicting? Long before meteorologists had sophisticated... read more
With a rain garden, use—don’t lose—the water that falls on your paved areas and roof. Here are two... read more
It is hard to argue against the merits of a large rain barrel positioned to catch rainfall,... read more
Know your winter weather terms. Whether there is a winter storm or blizzard in the forecast, these... read more
El Niño and La Niña are two faces of a large weather phenomenon. Here are a few questions and... read more
Sometimes there is a change in Earth’s atmosphere or oceans that disrupts typical weather patterns... read more
Consult the Windchill Chart below to avoid severe cold—and frostbite. Also, see the tips below on... read more
Consult the Windchill Temperature Chart below to avoid severe winter conditions that could cause... read more
Its easy to tell when it's sticky outside: You have to peel yourself off vinyl car seats and... read more
Use our Celsius to Fahrenheit conversion calculator to convert temperatures or see our conversion ... read more
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale is a 1-5 rating based on the hurricane's present intensity. This... read more