Hurricane Categories Don’t Capture How Dangerous Florence Is
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale only measures wind speed and nothing else.
'Bomb Cyclone' Is a Term Pulled From Deep in Meteorology Glossaries to Get Clicks
The National Weather Service says it's "solely a meteorological term" and doesn't describe the impacts of the storm.
Even Meteorologists Think Hurricane Ophelia Is Really Weird
Some Sunday forecasts for ex-hurricane Ophelia, which is now striking Ireland, didn't show its full path.
Meteorology Meets Fortune Telling at the "Weather Center for the Apocalypse"
Amelia Marzec parses the internet and religious groups to report the latest end-of-the-world news.
go ahead, judge me
I Pulled 30 Years of Weather Data to Calculate the Perfect Wedding Date
I am insufferable.
Why Ghana Started a Space Program
The West African nation has grand plans for space science, and they start by looking back on Earth.
We’re Halfway to Global Warming’s 'Dangerous Limit'
We're blowing past another major climate milestone. And it isn't a good one.
Behind Patricia: How Climate Change Is Fueling the Strongest Storm Ever Recorded
“It is an indicator of what the future looks like.”
A Weather Tracking Black Hole Is Helping Uncover the Mysteries of Tornadoes
"The reality is we probably truly underestimate the number of tornadoes."
Henry Piddington and the 'New Science of Cyclonology'
'A curious and beautiful' 19th-century experiment based on being thrashed by a deadly storm.
Why Weather Predictions Will Never Be Perfect
The blizzard predicted for the East Coast was mostly spot on, except for one area: Manhattan.
Supercomputer-Powered Models Are About to Make Weather Forecasts More Accurate
The UK Met Office has an improved forecasting model, but it's already awaiting the next revolutionary supercomputer system.