The Tropical Pacific is thousands of miles away from the chilly Midwest. Despite the distance, the fate of your summer grocery and electrical bills rest on those warming tropical waters.read more
Welcome to the Almanac's blog on weather. Evelyn Browning-Garriss and James Garriss are historical climatologists who help us understand how climate affects our regular lives--from the growth of our crops to the price of our grocery bills. They share the "lighter" side of weather, too, from rainbows to raining critters! We also bring you a bright young weather whiz, Matthew Cappucci, who will cover everyday weather events and severe weather that will keep you guessing! If you love to watch the sky, bookmark this page!
March 30, 2014
March 23, 2014
Most people noticed how hot July was back in 2012, but most people don’t realize how close we came to being really fried. A huge solar storm that could have blasted our electrical grid to ruins barely missed the Earth. Whew!read more