October arrived with a bang! For the first time in modern records the US experienced a simultaneous threat from tornadoes, blizzards, extreme wildfires and—oh yes—an approaching tropical storm.read more
Evelyn Browning Garriss doesn't just blog about the weather forecast; she provides insight on WHY extreme weather is happening--and a heads up on weather to watch out for. A historical climatologist, Evelyn blogs about weather history, interesting facts about the weather, and upcoming climate events that affect your life--from farming to your grocery bill. Every week, we look forward to another great weather column from Evelyn. We encourage our weather watchers to post their comments and questions--and tell us what they think!
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August 19, 2013
It was a strange weather report: cloudy with thunder, lightning and a chance of rocks and ash. On Sunday, August 18, Japan’s Mount Sakurajima exploded, with its largest eruption in decades and flooding global news reports with dramatic pictures of the 3-mile high eruption.read more