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 →
The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi-NPP satellite catches a glimpse of a storm churning with 150-mile-per-hour winds.
Notion of sealing off tornado alley fails to impress meteorologists.
Tropical Storm Arthur becomes the first named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. Continue reading →
Ocean whirlpools, some hundreds of miles across, contribute to extreme weather around the world.
Midwestern thunderstorms this week brought baseball-sized hail that tore holes in roofs and totaled cars.
While forecasters may be predicting a quiet hurricane season this year, there are still ample reasons to keep up our guard.
Storm chaser Scott Sheppard kept the video rolling as a bolt of lightning shot down his arm, through his vehicle, and blasted a hole in the ground.
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