Weather

Spring is now underway across most of the United States. In the northern part of the country, snows are melting, and average high temperatures are above 60 degrees. In the south, temperatures are in...
One of the first acts of the Biden Administration was to rejoin the Paris Agreement, which aims to reduce carbon emissions in an attempt to slow the rate of global climate change. The key goal is to...
Sea level rise is one of the most serious problems facing humans as a result of climate change. Rising waters cause and may result in the loss of land if levels continue to rise. All around the...
On Feb. 20, President Biden declared the state of Texas the site of a major disaster, making available federal funding for the relief of the millions of Texans who have been without water, food,...
The winter of 2021 has been an eventful one, with major winter storms hitting large parts of the country, including areas unprepared for cold and snow, such as Texas and other Southern states....
The winter of 2021 has been an eventful one, to say the least, Texas is now in a state of emergency thanks to an unprecedented cold front that swept through the South. In a one-week span in February,...
On Feb. 20, President Biden declared the state of Texas the site of a major disaster, making available federal funding for the relief of the millions of Texans who have been without water, food,...
Temperatures dipped below 10 degrees Fahrenheit across much of the northern United States this week. Still, average temperatures between Jan. 17 and 23, 2021 were consistently higher than historical...
Blizzards across the eastern two-thirds of the United States have steadily increased in frequency over the last century. Due to accelerating changes to the climate, including rising ocean surface...
Love it or hate it, snow is a major part of winter in many areas of the United States. While most places are not likely to see anything close to their state’s record snowfall this year — or...
Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent in the United States, and they appear to be intensifying because of climate change. Because of the sheer size of America, different cities in the...
The first snow has arrived or is just around the corner across much of the United States. This year, however, the cheerful anticipation of the holidays that usually accompanies this time of year is...
With at least two more months remaining in the Western United States’ wildfire season, this year’s forest fires have already broken records. Four of the five largest wildfires in...
The recent wildfires in the West have burned more than 5 million acres in Oregon, California, and Washington state, displacing thousands of residents and claiming the lives of 27 people. A massive...
Hurricane Laura was one of the strongest storms to hit Louisiana since 1856, causing a storm surge of 9 feet and producing at least four tornadoes. Yet, the hurricane was not as destructive as many...