Blogs Extreme Planet

Welcome Rains Are Forecast, But So Are Severe Storms

  • Published: Oct 12th, 2012

A wild weather weekend may be in store for much of the Plains and Midwest, as rain comes with threat of tornadoes.

Climate Extremes Index on Rise, As Climate Attitudes Shift

  • Published: Oct 9th, 2012

Citing record heat & drought, NOAA said the U.S. has experienced its most extreme weather on record so far in 2012.

Image of the Day: Satellite Spots Parched U.S. Landscape

  • Published: Oct 3rd, 2012

A NASA satellite image clearly shows the record 2012 U.S. drought in the form of unhealthy, thirsty vegetation.

Image of the Day: Massive Storm Strikes Alaska (Again)

  • Published: Sep 27th, 2012

A massive storm is buffeting the Alaskan coast with strong winds & heavy rain, and has taken on a textbook appearance.

Summer of 2012 Is Hottest on Record For Many in U.S.

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

New data shows that the summer of 2012 was one of the hottest on record in many places across the U.S.

Image of the Day: Hurricane Isaac by Moonlight

  • Published: Aug 31st, 2012

A satellite image from NASA captured an ominous-looking Hurricane Isaac as it approached the Gulf Coast.

Image of the Day: Akimiski Island on the Rebound

  • Published: Aug 26th, 2012

A satellite view of Akimiski Island, which has rebounded after years being compressed under glaciers.

Oklahoma Is OK if You Like Sizzling Temperatures

  • Published: Aug 3rd, 2012

Sizzling heat continues to affect Oklahoma with near-record heat and temperatures propelled by extreme drought conditions.