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.
Forecasting twister outbreaks months in advance could save lives, researchers said.
Ever wonder why they’re more frequent in spring? And how fast they actually blow? We have the answers.
Satellites capture 3-D pictures of raindrops and snowflakes, to measure their size and understand how storms work. Continue reading →
Antarctic melting will likely drive hundreds of millions of people from their homes, says the new assessment of sea level rise.
It's increasingly possible to assess the influence of climate change on some extreme weather events. Continue reading →
When faced with a lack of weather data, researchers look to shipwrecks to understand hurricanes in history.
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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