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Jun 15, 2015 01:46 PM ET // AFP
The International Energy Agency says extreme weather events will become much more frequent as a result.
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 5, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
The first images of thunder are created using triggered lightning -- and a lot of microphones -- to create an acoustic signature.
Feb 20, 2015 05:59 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Pollution and the urban heat island effect may cause slightly more thunder and lightning than rural areas get. Continue reading →
Jul 28, 2014 02:06 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Sunday's fatal lightning strike at Venice Beach is a tragic reminder of how important it is to be safe during a thunderstorm. Continue reading →
Jul 16, 2014 01:23 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A massive line of thunderstorms can be unnerving, but squall lines, as meteorologists call them, are a fairly common phenomenon during the summer season. Continue reading →
Jun 5, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Midwestern thunderstorms this week brought baseball-sized hail that tore holes in roofs and totaled cars.
May 18, 2014 06:30 AM ET
Lightning happens when there's a buildup of electricity in clouds, right? Wrong. Trace reports on a new study that found that thunderstorms are actually caused by the sun!
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