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Fall is prime hurricane and wildfire season: Are your disaster kit...

Brett Robertson, University of South Carolina Another hurricane is brewing in the Atlantic, and dozens of large fires are...

Hurricane Ida turned into a monster thanks to a giant warm...

Nick Shay, University of Miami As Hurricane Ida headed into the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists was...

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,...

Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1 – here’s what forecasters are...

Kristopher Karnauskas, University of Colorado Boulder As summer in the Northern Hemisphere approaches, forecasters begin watching every bout of...

Why does some rain fall harder than other rain?

Jeffrey B. Halverson, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like...

What is a derecho? An atmospheric scientist explains these rare but...

Russ Schumacher, Colorado State University Thunderstorms are common across North America, especially in warm weather months. About 10% of them become severe, meaning they produce...

Natural selection in action: Hurricanes Irma and Maria affected island lizards

Colin Donihue, Harvard University The Turks and Caicos anole is a small brown lizard found running through the undergrowth in the Turks and Caicos Islands....

Are catastrophic disasters striking more often?

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University No sooner had Hurricane Harvey’s record rains receded from Houston and neighboring cities than the residents of Florida...

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