Weather

This year, with the coronavirus measures keeping so many of us indoors, the notion of rebirth and rejuvenation associated with spring especially resonates. Yet certain parts of the country dread the...
John Harrington
Severe storms and tornadoes struck the South Sunday night into Monday morning. In addition to property damage from wind and hail, the storms left more than 50,000 people without power. It was the...
Charles B. Stockdale
This Easter Sunday, an onslaught of tornadoes tore across Southern states, resulting in at least 19 deaths. The extreme weather is a devastating reminder of nature’s power and the damage it can...
Charles B. Stockdale
Most Americans are encouraged or ordered to stay indoors — except for essential activities as well as some exercise — in an effort to contain the coronavirus pandemic. For those who are...
Michael B. Sauter
At least for residents of the Northern Hemisphere, the approach of summer will provide some relief from the novel coronavirus pandemic crisis currently unfolding. It will bring the end of the flu...
Evan Comen, Thomas C. Frohlich
January 2020 was the world’s warmest January on record, according to scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information, which maintains a 141 year climate history. This January...
Thomas C. Frohlich
Thousands of meteors enter Earth’s atmosphere every day and burn up in spectacular fireballs. The vast majority of these objects, however, are either too small to be visible, or they fall over...
Thomas C. Frohlich
January 2020 was the world’s warmest January on record, according to scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information, which maintains a 141 year climate history. This January...
Thomas C. Frohlich
Hundreds of billions of locusts are currently ravaging several countries in East Africa and South Asia, causing devastating damage to crops both in the field and in storage. Swarms the size of cities...
Josie Green
January 2020 was the world’s warmest January on record, according to scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information, which maintains a 141 year climate history. This January...
Thomas C. Frohlich
Hundreds of billions of locusts are currently ravaging several countries in East Africa and South Asia, causing devastating damage to crops both in the field and in storage. Swarms the size of cities...
Josie Green
From the frigid terrains of Antarctica to the scorching deserts of Africa to the often drought-stricken regions of North and South America, areas that get little to no rainfall tend to have harsh...
Charles Stockdale
About 71% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water, making it an especially wet planet. In addition to the oceans, rivers, and lakes, water exists in the air in the form of water vapor....
Charles Stockdale
Earth’s climate systems are extraordinarily complex, producing every moment of the day weather and climate conditions of all varieties. Predicting the weather even a few days into the future...
Thomas C. Frohlich, Josie Green
Sea level rise — resulting in the flooding and eventual disappearance of land — is one of the most well-known and serious problems facing humans as a result of climate change. Low-lying...
Thomas C. Frohlich, Michael B. Sauter