Typhoon flogs Philippines

Typhoon flogs Philippines
As scientists try to understand the biggest storms in a warming earth, we try to make sense of what’s known, and what’s not. Does More »

Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Synopsis: Hurricanes, the most powerful and dangerous storms of all, get their energy from the difference in temperature between a warm

Horrific Hurricanes

Horrific Hurricanes

How do hurricanes form? How do we predict their paths? How can we improve predictions? More »

A climate of extremes?

A climate of extremes?

Are extreme heat, wicked cyclones and record rainfalls signs of climate change, or just more changes in the weather? Will warming More »

How accurate are weather forecasts?

How accurate are weather forecasts?

How accurate are weather forecasts? Image: NOAA In general, weather forecasts are getting better, due to improvements in computer

What are hurricanes?

What are hurricanes?

Hurricanes are a type of “cyclone,” a word that has several uses in describing weather. In some parts of the Midwest, it means More »