Heavy rain, severe weather, and even snow expected through the weekend.
A review of what criteria must be met for a thunderstorm to be considered severe, along with a look at what portion of the country sees the most severe storms annually.
The changing climate on Earth is impacting nature's most prized possessions.
This week, a largest-of-its-kind, scientific tornado chase kicks off in Tornado Alley, using drones and a smaller weather balloon system, among other instruments.
Heavy rain potential in the east and southwest, dry and warm in the Pacific Northwest through the weekend.
A look into the science behind straight-line winds and the type of damage that can occur with them.
Emperor penguins at the Halley Bay colony have failed to raise chicks for the last three years.
Compared with extreme conditions on other planets in our solar system even Earth's most extreme weather pales in comparison.
Storms in the east, maybe some snow in the northern Plains, and dry and pleasant in the west
A look into how rip currents develop and what to do if you ever get caught in one.
Marine animals show bizarre patterns of behavior during lunar phases.
A team headed by researchers at Penn State has found that the ultimate limit to how far in advance accurate forecasts of the weather can be made is around 2 weeks.
3 spring storms affecting the country through the weekend.
A study into the science behind hail formation and a look at the largest hailstone ever measured
Human-caused extinctions probably would not be happening at all (or very little) if we did not exist.
A recent reanalysis shows that Hurricane Michael was actually a rare Category 5 at landfall in the Florida Panhandle.
Severe weather potential in the east today, warmth in the central US through the weekend.
A look into why the US experiences more tornadic thunderstorms than anywhere in the world
Plant and animal species are dying off at record rates!
As electric cars gradually start to become more affordable, what does their increasing prevalence mean for air quality?
The April 11th snow storm in MN came with a little of everything: rain, snow, sleet, thunder, hail, and even Texas!
A storm exits the north and another develops in the south through the weekend.
A look into the reasons behind why NASA chose to set up their launch pad in Florida instead of somewhere else in the US.
We know how that went for the dinosaurs....
A new study found an important link between tectonic plate collisions in the Tropics and the start of ice ages.
Sun Pillars are commonly associated with the optical phenomena of Halos and Sundogs, but there is one difference that gives it a different appearance.
Active weather coast to coast include severe storm potential through the weekend.
A look into how varied atmospheric conditions impact the flight of a baseball.
It has been spotted for the first time since 1983!
Researchers have discovered a way to produce hydrogen fuel from ordinary seawater using solar power.
Have you seen a Halo or Sundog?
Severe storm and snow accumulation potential through the weekend.
A look at why there are seasonal weather pattern shifts on Earth and how other Planets Compare.
Insects could be on the verge of a "catastrophic collapse" just within the coming decades.
A 2018 study of tornado climatology suggests that Tornado Alley may be shifting further east.
Do you know how to distinguish different types of low level clouds?
A good chunk of the country will have a chance at precipitation through the weekend.
A look at what atmospheric factors must come together in order for a cyclone to be coined a "bomb cyclone."
This arctic animal is very dependent on sea ice, which we know is rapidly decreasing.
First Day of Spring and a Super Full Moon! weatherology.com
An extensive review of the deadliest tornado in United States' history has brought some added clarity to the myth of the 1925 storm.
Not too high, but not too low. These clouds can come in three main forms.
Quiet and dry more much of the country through the weekend.
A study into what the Jet Stream is and how it impacts Air Travelers
Think twice before throwing away your mascara wands; they could help a furry friend!
A new method using satellites can detect the development of dry and drought conditions in near real time.
Courtney's Cloud Corner discusses some fun facts and appearances of high level clouds.
Snow in the forecast AGAIN, and severe storms possible.
A look at where the greatest snow depths on Earth have been measured and what makes these areas susceptible to such deep snow cover
Deemed "possibly extinct" years ago, the Giant Tortoise reappears after 113 years!
Aquaponics presents a promising system of year-round crop and fish raising, with reduced waste and energy needs.
A discussion on clouds that can be associated with Cumulonimbus clouds.
Meteorological spring begins today but still very wintry across a lot of the country through the weekend.
A study into what ingredients need to come together in order for lake-effect snow to form.
Australia's first native mammal on the brink of extinction due to changing climate.
Under the right conditions, aircraft can create narrow corridors of enhanced rain and snowfall rates.
It looks like it going to rain, the radar proves it. So why isn't it raining on the surface?
A comparison of the calorie burn that one gets when exercising in warm or cold weather conditions.
Since the 1970's, colonies of these penguins have dropped by 80%!
Introducing a new scale to rank the major West Coast rainstorms known as "atmospheric rivers."
Many have seen it, but not everyone has known what these clouds are called or how they are formed. Lucky enough, Courtney’s Cloud Corner can help explain.
A look at which US cities have the highest average annual snowfall
The effects of climate change are likely to have a devastating impact because sea turtles use both marine and terrestrial habitats.
A new textile is being developed that can automatically keep the body warm or cool depending on the surrounding conditions.
There are several different types of precipitation that can come from a cloud, but two of them can be hard to distinguish.
A look at where the strongest winds on Earth have been measured
These butterflies have already become endangered just from human impacts alone.
A new U.S. 24-hour record rainfall has been confirmed for the April 14-15, 2018 rainfall event in Kauai.
Microbursts, what are they and how are they formed?
A look the microphysics of temperature and what is theoretically the lowest temperature possible
What does global climate change mean for major nor'easters in the coming decades?
Many people have been mystified by these clouds as they are beautiful to see, but, if you look behind them they carry a dark and ominous storm.
A study of where the term Alberta Clipper was derived from and what impacts can be expected when one hits.
A changing climate has caused these creatures to be "almost certainly extinct"
Taking a look at the sound absorbing properties of snow.
Some clouds can look like cottage cheese, where others look like ocean wave, but have you ever seen a cloud that appears like a UFO?
Full moon, Super moon, and lunar eclipse – the trifecta.
A winter storm, an arctic surge of cold air and an active northwest through the weekend.
An in-depth look into how the wind chill was developed and what goes into calculating this apparent temperature.
Rain and snow in the east and west today.
Mountainous regions in Ethiopia are expected to warm, possibly 3 times the increase recorded over the 20th century, causing for stress in these plants.
More rain and snow in the west, and a quick moving system in the central US
Floating solar panel technology could free up millions of acres of land that would be occupied by traditional land-based solar power plants.
Slick roads possible in the Midwest and Great Lakes, and a storm continues to affect the west.
Some clouds look like animals, where others appear like different shapes, but have you ever seen a cloud that resembles beach waves?
Widespread rain and snow with winter storm in southern Plains today.
A study on what happened back in Jan. of 1977 to produce snow in much of South Florida
A storm begins to develop in the southern Rockies today.
Warming temperatures in the Arctic may lead to earlier hatching of these birds outside of prime feeding season
Active weather continues in the northeast and northwest while dry conditions prevail in the central part of the country.
Weather sensors now small enough to be carried on the backs of bumblebees.
Rain and snow for parts of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and Pacific Northwest today.
A couple low pressure systems look to affect the middle of the US and also over in the West Coast. See what's the scoop, in the full article.
What are fallstreak holes and how are they formed?
The becomes more active and the east quiets down just a bit over the weekend.
What are the Northern Lights/Auroras?
Wet in parts of the east, precipitation continues in the northwest and mild across much of the country
A look into how lakes become salty and where the saltiest lakes in the world are located.
Wet and wintry in parts of the south and northwest today.
As climate change becomes more of an issue, some species are disappearing at an alarming rate
Wintry in central TX, heavy rain in east TX, and more
A new study has shown the "top down" theory of tornado formation is largely incorrect.
Very cold start in the Plains today and showers possible in parts of the south.
Well here we are, the end of 2018. We did it! What's going on weather wise for your celebrations? Check it out in the full article.
A look at some of the different types of fog.
Winter storm continues east, more snow in parts of the SW.
A look at what the polar vortex is and how it impacts the winter season each year.
Winter storm continues east today.
Winter storm in the central part of the country and another system in the northwest
New analysis clarifies the possible inspiration for the vivid skies in Edvard Munch's The Scream.
Precipitation chances continue in the west today and increase in the Plains overnight.
Again, we aren't expecting too much weather across the country. See where some snow showers and some rain is possible.
How does precipitation form in clouds?
Rain and snow still in the Northwest, light precipitation possible in other areas.
The east stays wet and it quiets down a bit briefly in the northwest.
An in-depth look at what a blue norther is and a historical look at one that hit the U.S. in 1911
Where does the term Winter Solstice come from?
Heavy rain in the east and more valley rain and mountain snow in the northwest.
Cold weather can be just as miserable to wildlife as hot summers
Moisture increases in the east, another strong Pacific storm approaches the northwest.
Despite advances in renewable energy proliferation, 2018 carbon dioxide emission are projected to rise worldwide.
The northwest continues to be quiet and rain showers tonight in TX.
Not much going on across the US today. One small disturbance in the NW and in the NE. See what they will do, in the full article.
Have you ever tried to catch a snowflake compare it to the next snowflake?
Storms continue to affect the east and northwest over the weekend.
Events that have occurred on this date in history.
Storm in the southeast and northwest nice in the Plains
A look into what the chances of a white Christmas are across the U.S.
High winds in the southern Plains, snow for parts of TX
The frequency of wildfires have increased in the western part of the U.S, with climate change being a major contributing factor
Four different systems affecting parts of the country today and tonight.
This is the last major meteor shower of the year, the Geminid Meteor shower.
How the 2018 Carr Fire near Redding, CA generated a true firenado.
Precipitation ends in the southeast, heavy precipitation in the northwest.
Not too much going on weather wise today. Except for a few snow systems. See where they are in the full article.
A name to these gloomy clouds and an explanation to differentiate between the different classifications.
Significant winter weather and heavy rain for the southeast and precipitation chances continue in the northwest this weekend.
Storm moves from the southwest into the southern Plains today.
A study of what precautions should be taken before venturing out onto ice.
Cold front in the east and storm system continue to move through the southwest.
"Some species can handle a level of drought and heat, but we are pushing them beyond their ability to cope"- Amanda Staudt
Light snow showers in parts of the country, and storm system continues to affect southern CA.
What can seismic data reveal about the condition of ice shelves?
Fairly quiet today for much of the country, rain chances increasing in California
The calm after the storm. Pretty much explains conditions today. Check out full details in the article.
We have our newest winner for the weekly photo contest! Come check out who they are by going to the full article!
An explanation of how Cirrus Clouds form the "wispy" appearance and example of the different types of Cirrus Clouds.
Winter storm continues east over the weekend
Rain, snow, ice, and severe storms all possible today.
A study on what a snow to liquid ratio is and what factors impact it.
Light snow in the Upper Midwest, rain and snow continues in the west.
Climate change is expected to bring more frequent and heavier rains in the years to come.
Snow lingers in the Northeast, rain and snow again in the west
What's behind the large cost declines of solar panel technology?
More snow for parts of the country today.
Still looking a little active with a few low pressure systems. Where are they going to be and what will they cause?
Well, we have to be honest with you... this was by far the hardest contest winner by far because of the submissions we got. Check out who the winner is in the full article.
Have you ever gone outside and pondered what the clouds look like?
Winter storm this weekend
The latest and perhaps similar to last week's theme for our photo contest is open. This week's theme is Happiness. Whatever this means to you, we want to see it. Check out full details in the article.
West stays active and wet conditions increasing in parts of the east today.
A description of the perils that the Mayflower had to overcome to cross the Atlantic.
Heavy rain and snow in the west, much of the east dry.
The full moon in November is called the Full Beaver Moon.
When we don’t have enough water because of a drought, wildlife is affected in many different ways.
Travel trouble western NY and west coast today.
Using computer modeling to get a better estimate of North American snowpack.
Snow for New England and maybe some light rain overnight on west coast.
Still a relatively quiet day across most of the US. Expecting some snow showers across Ern MN and Northern portions of WI, also the upper peninsula of MI. Also a band of rain showers from MA west-southwestward to parts of AK.
We have our newest winner on our wall of growing featured photographers. Check out the full article to find out who it is!
The latest photo feature contest is now open for the week. Check out the examples this week in the full article.
What are these pouch appearing clouds and how are they formed?
Very quiet weather across most of the US today. A few early morning snow showers across MN. Longer lasting snowfall in Southern MT and most of WY.
The Leonid Meteor Shower is Nov 17th and 18th, 2018.
Weather activity is slowly starting to diminish across much of the US today. High pressure starting to dominate across most of the US as the last of the Low pressure system in the NE moves over the Atlantic.
A look at the forces that produce the high and low tide cycles on Earth
Very active winter weather across much of the eastern portions of the Upper Midwest and much of the East Coast states. Heavy rains also possible further South along the coast.
The intensification of weather and climate extremes is causing dangerous changes to our landscapes, putting greater stress on wildlife species and their habitats.
Rain, snow, ice, and wind today in the eastern third of the US
Addressing the hurdles on the way to a 100% renewable energy future.
Coastal low continues to affect the Northeast, rain shower chances return late tonight in the Pacific Northwest.
Wintry weather from northeast NM to MO, and steady rains for the South and Mid Atlantic
We have our newest inductee into the photo feature contest winner wall. Check out who it is inside this weeks featured photographer.
What causes Crepuscular Rays, or sun rays, to appear?
Another round of snow for MT, ND, and MN today
Latest photo feature contest is open for entries. Check out this week's theme choice of water and ice.
Significant snows in the Great Lakes, soaking rains for parts of the east
A look at where the largest freshwater lakes in the world are located and how they stack up to one another.
Wet again in the south, cold and snowy from the Central Plains to Great Lakes
Harsh winter ahead? Signs from nature may tell us if so!
Snow accumulations and heavy downpours today.
Using computer weather and wave models to reexamine the storm that sank the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975.
Umbrellas, winter coats, and shoveled sidewalks needed heading to the polls today.
Snow Showers across Eastern and Northern Idaho, Western Montana and NE parts of Wyoming. Rain showers from WI down to parts of Northern Alabama.
We have our first photo feature contest winner! Sharon B. of Upper Peninsula Photography.
Why do some sunrises and sunsets have warm hues?
Rain, snow and wind over the weekend
November's first weekly photo contest. Theme this week is Halloween. Winner from last week will be featured on Sunday.
When to expect peak fall foliage during the 2018 fall season.
Wet in the east and northwest again, snow in the northern Plains
A Look at Why Low Pressure Systems Spin Counterclockwise around their Center.
The east and northwest stay wet and some accumulating snow possible in ND and MN.
Can certain animals predict the weather?
Severe storms in the south and snow in the NW this evening and overnight.
How weather data collected from smartphones may be used to improve computer weather models in the future.
Heavy rain potential in the Midwest and Northwest, Snow in the Colorado Rockies
Dense Fog across areas of Houston, TX and some strong winds expected in parts of Western Virginia.
What are those dark and ominous clouds called?
Become the First Featured Photographer on our Website!
Why Leaves Change Color in the Fall.
Michael is a massive category 4 storm just hours away from making landfall
Good riddance summer, hello fall!!
As predicated, Hurricane Florence has spun into a category 4 hurricane with sustained winds around 130 mph.
Hurricane Lane has been causing a stir in the Pacific Ocean over the past several days
More droughts, more floods...just "fake news" or a real trend?
How did the woolly worm become a winter forecaster and what can it tell you?
Sneak peak of Halley's Comet this weekend, the Orionid meteor shower.
Don’t be THAT guy who passes out at the BBQ.
Have you seen any of these?
When you can chill and when you should freak out!
The shocking truth about fulminology!