The 100,000 residents of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray were ordered to leave town late Tuesday as a monster wildfire swept through the oil sands region, in Alberta province's largest ever evacuation.
Chile's Atacama Desert is one of the driest places on the planet -- can fog harvesting supply the water (and, indeed, beer) needs for the most arid of communities?
Adding microbes to clouds may provide a way of manipulating the weather. Continue reading →
Can we really predict the weather three months out?
There have been roughly 35,000 major catastrophes since 1900 to 2015, with storms and flooding causing the most damage by far. Continue reading →
Forecasting twister outbreaks months in advance could save lives, researchers said.
The National Weather Service said today it will no longer deliver the forecast in ALL CAPS. Continue reading →
Ever wonder why they’re more frequent in spring? And how fast they actually blow? We have the answers.
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