Weather

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...
The Atlantic hurricane season usually lasts from early June until the end of November, and the second part of August is usually its peak. This year’s season is particularly active, and it’s...
On Sunday, Aug. 16, in the midst of a heat wave that had spread across most of the western United States, the temperature reached 130 F in California’s Death Valley, the hottest reliably...
Many Americans have likely noticed that it’s much hotter than normal for this time of year. As of Monday, July 20, excessive heat warnings and advisories had been issued for much of the East...
Many Americans have likely noticed that it’s much hotter than normal for this time of year. Throughout the Northeast and much of the West, temperatures have been recorded at more than 10...
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...