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What is a heat dome? An atmospheric scientist explains the weather...

William Gallus, Iowa State University A heat dome occurs when a persistent region of high pressure traps heat over...

Tornadoes, climate change and why Dixie is the new Tornado Alley

Ernest Agee, Purdue University Tornadoes tore up homes in New Orleans and its suburbs and were reported in communities...

Ocean heat is at record levels, with major consequences

Kevin Trenberth, University of Auckland The world witnessed record-breaking climate and weather disasters in 2021, from destructive flash floods...

Hurricane-force wind gusts in Colorado, dust storms in Kansas, tornadoes in...

William Gallus, Iowa State University Extremely powerful winds swept across a large part of the U.S. on Dec. 15,...

Hurricane Ida: 2 reasons for its record-shattering rainfall in NYC and...

Russ Schumacher, Colorado State University Record downpours from Hurricane Ida overwhelmed cities across the Northeast on Sept. 1, 2021,...

When hotter and drier means more – but eventually less –...

Maureen C Kennedy, University of Washington; Don McKenzie, University of Washington, and Jeremy Littell, US Geological Survey There is...

The Texas blackouts showed how climate extremes threaten energy systems across...

Roshanak (Roshi) Nateghi, Purdue University Pundits and politicians have been quick to point fingers over the debacle in Texas...

Power outages across the Plains: 4 questions answered about weather-driven blackouts

Michael E. Webber, University of Texas at Austin Editor’s note: Amid record cold temperatures and skyrocketing energy demand, utilities...

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