Use these 5 tips to help avoid letting a summer storm ruin your vacation.
Heat waves are prolonged periods of excessive hot weather. A heat wave can bring record-breaking temperatures and heat-related injuries to scores of people.
The jet stream is one of the most key elements in determining our weather. Find out how the jet stream works, where it’s found in the atmosphere, and some of the very important roles it plays in driving our weather.
On July 11, 2010, those living in parts of the South Pacific will be able to see an amazing solar eclipse. Be sure to check it out on the news!
The Little Ice Age brought about a major climate change and centuries of cooler weather — including the ‘Year Without A Summer.’
A lightning detector can detect lighting within several miles and may just help save your life.
Ever wonder why summer will be starting at exactly 7:28 am on June 21, 2010? It all has to do with the summer solstice.
Near-record and record temperatures sprang up across much of the nation during spring 2010.
The 2010 Hurricane Season predictions. Check out how many storms may form this year. Oh, and get ready — forecasters are predicting an active hurricane season…
Measuring distance in the sky will help you find all kinds of cool weather and astronomical things, including sun dogs, how much time you have before sunset, and even stars and constellations.
Hail storms can unleash large, heavy balls of ice that can damage cars and buildings and injure animals and people.
A squall line can produce heavy rain, hail, lightning, strong wind, and tornadoes.
Tornado movies can be exciting to watch. Even the not-so-good ones are at the least amusing. Check out this list of 5 tornado movies and find out if any of the stuff you see in these movies can happen in real life.
The complete 2010 hurricane name list.
Derechos may be different from tornadoes, but they can be just as damaging, deadly, and powerful.
Wind is one of the most important aspects of weather that those involved in the Gulf oil spill cleanup may be most concerned with. If the ocean currents play out like computer models suggest, the oil spill effects could reach the eastern United States — the Atlantic coastline — very soon.
Record temperatures are usually either hot or cold. Here are 10 record temperatures from both sides of the thermometer.
Did you know there are 3 different kinds of twilight that take place before sunrise and after sunset? Hare are the official definitions for the 3 twilights: civil twilight, nautical twilight, and astronomical twilight.
Ice crystals can create beautiful images in the sky, like sun dogs, halos, and sun pillars.
The eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull may affect the global climate. If it does, it wouldn’t be the first time a volcano contributed to climate change. The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo actually helped to lower temperatures!
Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) are an extremely important factor in what drives the weather affecting you throughout the year.
St. Elmo’s Fire is an awe-inspiring weather phenomena which can bring blue or violet glowing streaks to the tops and edges of grounded objects during thunderstorms or when there’s lots of static electricity in the air.
World climate change means the many of the beautiful places we know and love are changing. Now’s your chance to see some of the 100 places Newsweek magazine thinks may soon look and feel different… or disappear altogether.
Just as the popular saying goes, April showers really do bring May flowers! Here’s why…
There are some more dramatic climate change pictures — check out what’s melting in Glacier National Park in Montana…