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Feb 16, 2014 12:27 AM ET // AFP
Warmer temperatures over the Arctic has slowed the jet stream, which pushes colder weather further south, experts say.
Jan 26, 2011 04:55 PM ET // John D. Cox
A new database of past weather measurements allows researchers to pinpoint atmospheric conditions anytime during the past 138 years.
Sep 2, 2011 01:23 PM ET // Tim Wall
A split in the jet stream resulted in northern fires and southern floods last year. But the original cause for the blockage that produced the split remains a mystery.
Jun 2, 2011 12:33 PM ET // Tim Wall
The frequency of tornadoes this year indicates variability in the northward migration of the summer jet stream.
Feb 18, 2011 12:16 PM ET // Tim Wall
Three generations of Russian scientists have been keeping track of the world's largest and deepest lake and they're finding some surprising climate change connections.