Dr. Jeff Masters
September 29, 2014
An area of low pressure (Invest 97L) has formed just west of Bermuda, and is bringing heavy rain showers and gusty winds to the island. With wind shear expected to stay a moderate 15 - 20 knots through Monday night, there is a small window of opportunity for 97L to develop into a subtropical cyclone before wind shear rises to a prohibitive 30 - 45 knots on Tuesday.
Christopher C. Burt
September 26, 2014
Temperatures on Thursday and Friday, September 25-26, soared to record levels for this time of the year in Montana, Wyoming, western North Dakota, and the south-central Canadian Plains. Here are a few details.
July 3, 2014
This is a live blog set up to provide the latest coverage on Hurricane Arthur as it threatens the North Carolina Coast. Check back often to see what the latest is with Arthur. The most recent updates are at the top.
June 30, 2014
Here is some basic, fundamental terminology related to tropical cyclones. Rather than a comprehensive and/or technical glossary, this represents the essence of the meaning & importance of some key, frequently used terms.
May 15, 2014
It was a very interesting winter across a good part of the nation from the Rockies through the Plains to the Northeast. Let's break down the most significant winter storms on a month by month basis.
September 27, 2013
Melting permafrost has the potential to release an additional 1.5 trillion tons of carbon into the atmosphere, and could increase our global average temperature by 1.5°F in addition to our day-to-day human emissions. However, this effect is not included in the IPCC report issued Friday morning, which means the estimates of how Earth's climate will change are likely on the conservative side.