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Oct 7, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
In September, when Hurricane Edouard was churning over the Atlantic Ocean, NASA dispatched its Global Hawk drones to fly directly over the eye of the storm.
Oct 2, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Lighting can strike the ground miles away from the towering thunderstorms that produce it, a phenomenon called a bolt from the blue.
Sep 29, 2014 08:39 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
For all the talk of 2012's Hurricane Sandy being a superstorm, a new report warns that a future repeat of the hurricane that struck New York City in 1821 would be far more devastating. Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2014 04:28 AM ET
This year has been deemed an "El Nino" year by weather forecasters. Given that some fairly nutty and violent weather can occur during El Nino years, Trace thought it best to figure out just what we're dealing with.
Sep 8, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Switzerland's lakes produced devastating tsunamis in the past, raising worries that 13 million people may be at risk. Continue reading →
Aug 5, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Hurricanes Iselle and Bertha threaten the United States this week.
Jul 27, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
At least one person was killed and up to eight others injured when freak lightning struck the bustling Venice Beach.
Jul 16, 2014 01:23 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A massive line of thunderstorms can be unnerving, but squall lines, as meteorologists call them, are a fairly common phenomenon during the summer season. Continue reading →
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