The aquatic equivalent of a tornado usually appears in tropical waters, but a sudden plunge in temperatures creates them in the Great Lakes as well.
Models present a range of possible outcomes and right now forecasters are still weighing the odds for Joaquin. Continue reading →
These 16 stunning and astonishing images of our world's weather were chosen from over 2,000 submissions.
Climate change has brought us megafires, but the growing El Niño condition can help us predict where they are most likely to ignite this year.
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage.
Official reports of deaths due to winter storms are misleadingly low, according to a study by two University of Georgia scientists. Continue reading →
The risk of a major earthquake hitting California in the next 30 years has risen dramatically, according to improved forecasting techniques.
We have a love/hate relationship with snow. It's beautiful falling from the sky and creates scenes of wonder once on the ground. It can also make our lives a living hell. But Trace accentuates the positive in this close look at winter's white wonder.
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