Blogs Projections

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.

Will Tropical Storm Sandy Threaten U.S. East Coast?

Will Tropical Storm Sandy Threaten U.S. East Coast?

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2012

Tropical Storm Sandy could become a massive storm that pummels the East Coast, or it move harmlessly out to sea.

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.

Grim Storm Scenarios Loom for Mid-Atlantic, Northeast

  • Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

"Perfect storm" scenario may loom for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast as tropical storm Sandy develops in the Caribbean.

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.

Melting Permafrost Will Boost Temps, But Not Quickly

  • Published: Oct 5th, 2012

Scientists show how melting permafrost could add to global warming, and the results aren't what you might expect.

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.