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How Fujiwhara Effect Will Toss Hurricane Sandy Into U.S.

How Fujiwhara Effect Will Toss Hurricane Sandy Into U.S.

  • Published: Oct 27th, 2012

One of the driving forces behind Hurricane Sandy pinwheeling toward the northwest is something called the "Fujiwhara effect".

How Hurricane Sandy Can Become a ‘Frankenstorm’

  • Published: Oct 26th, 2012

If Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast, it won’t be right to call it a hurricane any more. Or even a tropical storm.

Sandy Is a Truly Unusual Event, Worthy of Our Attention

  • Published: Oct 26th, 2012

As the East Coast tracks Hurricane Sandy's path, the storm is a truly unusual event that commands our attention.

Hurricane Sandy Looks More Likely to Slam Eastern U.S.

  • Published: Oct 24th, 2012

A rare combination of factors may steer Hurricane Sandy into the Northeast as early as this Saturday.

Scientists Eat Crow on Geoengineering Test. Me, Too

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2012

A rogue individual conducting his or her own geoengineering experiment was thought unlikely. Until it happened recently.

A Record Lack of Rain in Drought-Stricken Nebraska

  • Published: Oct 15th, 2012

As far as drought-stricken states go, Nebraska is at the top, having seen its driest July-to-Sept. period on record.

A Forecast for the American West: Hot and Hotter

  • Published: Oct 4th, 2012

As intense as the wildfires have been this year, they provide just a glimpse of the future of the American West.

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.