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Warming is clearly visible in new US ‘climate normal’ datasets

Russ Schumacher, Colorado State University and Becky Bolinger, Colorado State University Anyone who listens to weather reports has heard...

Wild weather: 4 essential reads about tornadoes and thunderstorms

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Springtime in the U.S. is frequently a season for thunderstorms, which can spawn tornadoes. These...

Atmospheric river storms can drive costly flooding – and climate change...

Tom Corringham, University of California San Diego Ask people to name the world’s largest river, and most will probably guess that it’s the Amazon, the...

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...

How meteorologists predict the next big hurricane

Mark Bourassa, Florida State University and Vasu Misra, Florida State University Hurricane Florence is heading toward the U.S. coast, right at the height of hurricane...

Understanding tornadoes: 5 questions answered

Paul Markowski, Pennsylvania State University and Yvette Richardson, Pennsylvania State University Editor’s note: May and June are typically peak months for tornadoes in...

How can we predict the hottest year on record when weather...

Michael A. Rawlins, University of Massachusetts Amherst NASA and NOAA jointly reported that 2016 was the warmest year on record. That’s no surprise, as the...

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Invasion of the strange sailor jellyfish – what are they, and...

By Cathy Lucas, University of Southampton Billions of small, jellyfish-like creatures known as “by-the-wind sailors” have washed ashore all along the west coast of North...