Weather Articles

Heavy Rain, Strong Winds To Sweep Into the Pacific Northwest This Weekend (FORECAST)

By By Chrissy Warrilow
October 25, 2014

Rain and strong winds will hit the Northwest this weekend.

Tropical Cyclone in the Arabian Sea May Threaten Oman, Yemen (FORECAST)

By By Jon Erdman
October 25, 2014

A part of the Middle East may be threatened by a tropical cyclone next week.

Lava Flow From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Advancing Toward Pahoa, Evacuations Possible

By Associated Press
October 25, 2014

Lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is within hundreds of feet of reaching town of Pahoa.

Pacific Northwest Storm Unleashes Powerful Damaging Winds

By Carolyn Williams
October 25, 2014

The Northwest is powering through a strong storm system, suffering from downed trees and more.

Yosemite Black Bear Encounters on the Rise Amidst California Drought

By Associated Press
October 25, 2014

after years of trying to keep wild black bears away from humans, rangers at Yosemite National Park have lost ground this year and California's drought might be to blame.

Greece Flooding Update: Homes and Businesses Damaged, Cars Swept Away in Greece

By By Allie Goolrick
October 25, 2014

Streets and homes have been flooded by extremely heavy rainfall in Greece. Here's the latest.

Tropical Update: Watching the Western Caribbean, Eastern Pacific, and Arabian Sea

October 25, 2014

The latest expert analysis on the hurricane season from our hurricane experts.

Lava Flow from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Picks up Speed, Heads toward Town on Big Island

By The Associated Press
October 25, 2014

Lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano advanced quickly overnight and is approaching a small town on Hawaii's Big Island.

SpaceX Founder Elon Musk Plans to Send Humans to Mars by 2026

By By Allie Goolrick
October 25, 2014

Being a citizen of the alien planet could be a possibility in your lifetime.

Google's Alan Eustace Breaks Felix Baumgartner's Skydiving Record for Highest Parachute Jump

By By Allie Goolrick
October 25, 2014

Google vice president Alan Eustace broke Australian daredevil Felix Baumgartner's record for highest parachute jump.

Kelvin-Helmholtz Billow Clouds Spotted in Thornton, Colorado (PHOTOS)

By Chris Dolce
October 24, 2014

What causes these rare Kelvin-Helmholtz wave clouds to develop?

Jellyfish Clouds: Underwater Majesty in the Sky

By Chrissy Warrilow
October 24, 2014

Jellyfish clouds the wispy apparitions in the sky are an actual form of clouds that occur in rather dry portions of the atmosphere.

Malaysian Man Crawls through Jungle for Days after Car Crash

By The Associated Press
October 24, 2014

Authorities say this Malaysian man crawled for days through the jungle to find help after a serious car crash.

Florida: Record Nine Years Have Passed Without A Hurricane Landfall, But That Streak Will End ... Eventually

By By Chrissy Warrilow
October 24, 2014

It has been nine years since a hurricane has made landfall in Florida.

Greece Flooding, Caused By Slow-Moving Remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo, Covers Athens Streets

By By Sean Breslin
October 24, 2014

Streets and homes have been flooded by extremely heavy rainfall in Greece. Here's the latest.

7 Misused Weather Terms and What They Actually Mean

By By Sean Breslin
October 24, 2014

Here are seven weather terms you've probably used incorrectly without even knowing it.

Woman Accused of Defacing National Parks: Paintings 'Criminal,' National Park Service Says

By By Sean Breslin
October 24, 2014

Casey Nocket has been accused of leaving graffiti in national parks. Here's her defense for why she does it.

How Much Does Your State Care About Energy?

October 24, 2014

When it comes to energy efficiency, do you live in the worst state? Click thorugh to find out.

How Much Does Your State Care About Energy?

October 24, 2014

When it comes to energy efficiency, do you live in the worst state? Click thorugh to find out.

Woman Accused of Defacing National Parks: Paintings 'Criminal,' National Park Service Says

By By Sean Breslin
October 24, 2014

Casey Nocket has been accused of leaving graffiti in national parks. Here's her defense for why she does it.

Featured Blogs

Developing Cyclone Arabian Sea / INVEST 94L Caribbean / Warm Weather Ahead

By Dr. Jeff Masters
October 25, 2014

INVEST 94L in the Caribbean unlikely to develop - while an unusual cyclone in the Arabian Sea slowly intensifies.

September 2014 Global Weather Extremes Summary

By Christopher C. Burt
October 22, 2014

September was globally the warmest such on record according to NASA and NOAA. Deadly flooding affected the Kashmir region of India and Pakistan as well as in southern France, China, and Serbia. Record heat occurred in Jakarta, Indonesia and south-central Canada. It was the driest September on record for the U.K.

Live Blog: Tracking Hurricane Arthur as it Approaches North Carolina Coast

By Shaun Tanner
July 3, 2014

This is a live blog set up to provide the latest coverage on Hurricane Arthur as it threatens the North Carolina Coast. Check back often to see what the latest is with Arthur. The most recent updates are at the top.

Tropical Terminology

By Stu Ostro
June 30, 2014

Here is some basic, fundamental terminology related to tropical cyclones. Rather than a comprehensive and/or technical glossary, this represents the essence of the meaning & importance of some key, frequently used terms.

2013-14 - An Interesting Winter From A to Z

By Tom Niziol
May 15, 2014

It was a very interesting winter across a good part of the nation from the Rockies through the Plains to the Northeast. Let's break down the most significant winter storms on a month by month basis.

What the 5th IPCC Assessment Doesn't Include

By
September 27, 2013

Melting permafrost has the potential to release an additional 1.5 trillion tons of carbon into the atmosphere, and could increase our global average temperature by 1.5°F in addition to our day-to-day human emissions. However, this effect is not included in the IPCC report issued Friday morning, which means the estimates of how Earth's climate will change are likely on the conservative side.