Weather

Floods are the most common of all weather-related natural disasters in the U.S., and they kill more people each year than tornadoes, hurricanes, or lightning, according to the National Oceanic and...
The introduction of a polar vortex this week across the Northeast will introduce frigid temperatures that could challenge records. Accompanied by high winds, windchill could drive the temperature...
2022 is ranked third in the number of natural disasters in the U.S. that caused $1 billion in damage. In addition to Hurricane Ian, which ravaged Florida and parts of Georgia in September, severe...
From hurricanes to wildfires to hail, the United States experienced another above-average year of catastrophic weather events in 2022. In fact, eighteen weather disasters inflicted losses exceeding...
If there is one source of endless fun and wonder when we are kids but endless grief and frustration when we are adults, it is snow. Sledding, snow angels, and pristine white blankets give way to...
Weather disasters have become almost a regular part of living in America. While the problem has worsened coast to coast, the state with the most weather disasters over the last decade is California....
Winter Storm Elliott has wreaked havoc on travelers this Christmas, cancelling more than 5,000 flights across the country. The Great Lakes region and the Northeast have been hit with flooding,...
A powerful snowstorm moved through the northeast this week, shutting down travel and commerce in several states. Places in higher elevations experienced several feet of snow, while other areas were...
Glaciers cover about 35,000 square miles in the U.S. Of that, 34,000 square miles are in Alaska, according to the National Snow and Ice Center at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Glaciers also...
Mauna Loa, an active volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island, began erupting in late November for the first time in nearly four decades. There are reports of lava fountains spewing as high as 164 feet...
Nine out of 10 U.S. counties have experienced a federally declared climate disaster between 2011 and 2021, according to a recently released report. Disasters such as flooding, wildfires, hurricanes,...
Residents along the coasts of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina faced hurricane-force winds and life-threatening storm surge this week after Hurricane Ian made its first landfall west of Fort...
Wildfires have ravaged the United States for centuries, and climate change experts project they will only worsen with global warming. In the course of history, wildfires have caused massive...
By 2040, the global average surface air temperature will be 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 F) higher compared to pre-industrial (latter half of the 19th century) levels, according to the most recent...
As Hurricane Ian lashes the west coast of Florida with drenching rains, it is easy to forget that many states have the opposite problem – nowhere near enough rainfall. While torrential rain can...