NOAA's New Model: How it Handles Hurricanes

There are some improvements, and some persistent challenges.

Flooding Rain, Severe Threat: What We Know

The downpours will likely trigger flash flooding in some areas.

Gauging Tornado Strength by Radar

New radar techniques can estimate a tornado's EF rating on the fly.

Quiet U.S. Fire Season May Get Active

Above-average fire potential will build near the Pacific coast this summer.

Five Categories of Fear: How Hurricanes Trigger Trauma

For some, hurricane season means 183 days of fear and anxiety.