Weather Articles

See how to measure volcanic eruptions based on The Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI). 

Wondering how earthquakes are measured? Seismologists have developed a new measurement of earthquake size, called the Moment Magnitude.

Shake, rattle, and roll! In this short article, we answer common earthquake questions and answers to give you a basic understanding of this disruptive event.

All Atlantic and Gulf coastal areas are subject to hurricanes or tropical storms. If you live in a susceptible area, be prepared! Here are tips on how to survive a hurricane and official safety guidelines for hurricanes.

Flooding is caused by major storms and rising water levels, causing rivers, lakes, and other waterways to overflow.

Did you know that the United States has the highest incidence of tornadoes in the world? If you are caught in a storm, be prepared with these safety and survival tips.

Enter the annual Winter Photo & Video Contest. We'll give the winner an Almanac bundle of products—plus, runners-up prizes.

No matter what the weather looks like outside, it can be winter where you are. Here are simple instructions on how to make paper snowflakes.

If you look closely at snowflake shapes, you will see many different variations. Rarely are two snowflakes alike.

Enter the Almanac weather trivia contest. New questions every season!