National Weather Service

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Please Don't Let Your Tiny Dog Blow Away in the Wind

The National Weather Service just issued a "small dog warning" for the Cleveland area, where winds have reached upward of 50 MPH.
Drew Schwartz
2.14.19
government shutdown

The Shutdown Is Weakening Our Understaffed Weather Service

Salaried meteorologists at the National Weather Service aren’t getting paid, and this could have long-term implications for your weather forecasts.
Caroline Haskins
1.11.19
snow

Power Plants Are Making It Snow in Nebraska

Two power plants in Norfolk, Nebraska caused several inches of snow to fall in parts of the state on Monday.
Sarah Emerson
12.3.18
Science Fiction

‘Geostorm’ Is Less Popular With Conspiracy Theorists Than the Government Was Expecting

The National Weather Service was preparing for an influx of questions about government weather modification, but no one cares.
Caroline Haskins
10.23.17
Livable Planet

$180 Billion in Damage Later, Residents Still Need Longterm Harvey Relief Help

These are the local immediate aid charities and organizations that will ensure Houston and surrounding areas rebuild in the long run.
Kastalia Medrano
9.14.17
The Rundown

Here’s How You Can Help the Survivors of Hurricane Irma Right Now

Your guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
9.12.17
supercomputing

Irma and Harvey are Putting Experimental New Forecasting Tech to the Test

NOAA is using supercomputers to test a hurricane forecasting algorithm that has been two decades in the making.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.8.17
Livable Planet

Here’s How You Can Help Survivors of Tropical Storm Harvey

The storm brought catastrophic flooding to southern Texas and it's not letting up anytime soon.
Impact Staff
8.30.17
Culture

The National Weather Service Wants You to Be Scared of This Blizzard

The agency is working with social scientists to determine how to best scare people into acting rationally.
Jason Koebler
1.26.15