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Twisters Past and Present: Interactive Tornado Tracker

Twisters Past and Present: Interactive Tornado Tracker

  • Published: Sep 22nd, 2014

Climate Central’s new interactive tornado tracker plots tornado reports for this season and during past years.

‘Atmospheric River’ Smashes Records in Pacific Northwest

‘Atmospheric River’ Smashes Records in Pacific Northwest

  • Published: Sep 30th, 2013

A series of storms tapped into an "atmospheric river" to dump record amounts of rain in the Pacific Northwest.

You Asked, We Answered: Response to 2013 Cars Report

You Asked, We Answered: Response to 2013 Cars Report

  • Published: Sep 5th, 2013

Report authors respond to reader comments and questions regarding our 2013 Climate-Friendly Cars report.

All-Time Heat Records Broken in . . . Alaska?!

All-Time Heat Records Broken in . . . Alaska?!

  • Published: Jun 18th, 2013

After a record cold spring, all-time high temperature records were broken in Alaska as a "heat dome" took control.

NASA’s Beautiful Animation of Hurricane Sandy’s Winds

NASA’s Beautiful Animation of Hurricane Sandy’s Winds

  • Published: Jun 6th, 2013

As Andrea marches up the East Coast, NASA released a stunning animation of last year's most devastating storm.

Tropical Storm Andrea To Drench Florida, East Coast

Tropical Storm Andrea To Drench Florida, East Coast

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2013

Tropical Storm Andrea in the Gulf of Mexico threatens to spread heavy rain from Miami to Massachusetts.

Killer El Reno Tornado Was Widest Ever Recorded: NWS

Killer El Reno Tornado Was Widest Ever Recorded: NWS

  • Published: Jun 4th, 2013

The NWS determined that the El Reno, Okla., tornado was 2.6 miles wide, the widest ever recorded.

Tornadoes Rake Okla., Kansas as Storm Threat Continues

Tornadoes Rake Okla., Kansas as Storm Threat Continues

  • Published: May 20th, 2013

A tornado outbreak killed at least 1 and injured dozens more as twisters hit Oklahoma, Kansas and Iowa on Sunday.