Blogs Midwest

Image of the Day: Storms are a Brewin’ over the U.S.

  • Published: Mar 1st, 2012

A map illustrating the high probability of thunderstorms for the Eastern U.S. for Friday

Super Bowl is Coming Out Party for this Snowless Winter

  • Published: Feb 6th, 2012

Sunday’s Super Bowl in Indianapolis capped this snowless winter’s coming-out party as temperatures pushed 60 degrees and fans basked in balmy weather.

Heat Wave Continues, With Record Warm Overnight Lows

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2011

Use this interactive to examine the record warm overnight low temperatures that have marked this summer's intense heat wave.

Hot Nights and High Humidity Set This Heat Wave Apart

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2011

The intense heat wave across the US has brought a dangerous combination of high heat and humidity, with repercussions for public health and and the power grid.

Heat Waves and Nuclear Power — Part Two

  • Published: May 4th, 2011

Floods in the Midwest and a new SolveClimate story are a reminder of nuclear power's vulnerability to climate change.

Heavy Midwestern Rains Lead to Mississippi Floods

  • Published: May 4th, 2011

Extreme rainfall events, like the ones that have contributed to the recent Mississippi River floods, are increasing in the Upper Midwest.