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May 27, 2015 07:39 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
While the west coast endures a long stretch of brutal dry weather, some see hope because the southwest is being inundated with rain.
May 13, 2015 08:06 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
By tracking the phases of six exoplanets, astronomers have tracked their daily weather cycles for the first time.
May 8, 2015 04:38 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Plains are getting pounded by tornadoes but they're not the only threat from the sky. How does baseball-sized hail form? Continue reading →
May 7, 2015 07:51 AM ET // AFP
At least 29 tornado sightings had been reported across the states of Kansas, Nebraska, Texas and Oklahoma, where multiple homes were destroyed.
May 6, 2015 11:20 AM ET // AFP
A $15 million wind and wave machine is six times larger than any hurricane simulator ever built.
Apr 10, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A blob of warm water in the Pacific Ocean may be to blame for some of the bizarre weather in the United States this year.
Mar 25, 2015 12:15 PM ET
Earlier this month, "monster" cyclone Pam battered the islands of Vanuatu for almost 24 hours.
Mar 23, 2015 04:52 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Official reports of deaths due to winter storms are misleadingly low, according to a study by two University of Georgia scientists. Continue reading →
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