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May 4, 2016 01:40 AM ET // AFP
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.
Apr 13, 2016 12:15 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Forecasting twister outbreaks months in advance could save lives, researchers said.
Apr 5, 2016 04:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Ever wonder why they’re more frequent in spring? And how fast they actually blow? We have the answers.
Apr 4, 2016 05:14 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Satellites capture 3-D pictures of raindrops and snowflakes, to measure their size and understand how storms work. Continue reading →
Mar 31, 2016 10:15 AM ET // AFP
Antarctic melting will likely drive hundreds of millions of people from their homes, says the new assessment of sea level rise.
Mar 11, 2016 02:14 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
It's increasingly possible to assess the influence of climate change on some extreme weather events. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2016 03:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
When faced with a lack of weather data, researchers look to shipwrecks to understand hurricanes in history.
Mar 3, 2016 12:18 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
February was an unusually stormy month across the Southeast, with a record 53 tornadoes touching down across six states, thanks in part to El Niño's influence. Continue reading →
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