The cold front sweeping across the United States is not technically a polar vortex, but it will bring significantly lower temperatures.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said a local tsunami of up to one metre (3.3 feet) could impact the Pacific coastline after the quake.
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.
Contrails trap solar energy and contribute to climate change. But that effect could be lessened by rerouting the planes, scientists say. Continue reading →
It turns out gender makes a difference when people contemplate a monster storm and whether or not it will eat their town. What's going on?