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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.

Shutdown Silences Weather and Climate Social Media

Shutdown Silences Weather and Climate Social Media

  • Published: Oct 1st, 2013

The government shutdown has left federal climate and weather sites and social media accounts in the dark.

Mid-July Heat Wave Bakes U.S. From Coast to Coast

Mid-July Heat Wave Bakes U.S. From Coast to Coast

  • Published: Jul 22nd, 2013

A heat wave baked the lower 48 for 10 days in mid-July. Just how hot did things get?

President Obama’s Climate Speech: How it Played Out

President Obama’s Climate Speech: How it Played Out

  • Published: Jun 25th, 2013

Details on President Obama's big climate speech: how it played out, and why it was so significant.

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.

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.

Deadly Texas Outbreak May Mark End of Tornado Drought

Deadly Texas Outbreak May Mark End of Tornado Drought

  • Published: May 16th, 2013

Tornado season resumes after a long pause as at least 10 twisters left six dead and dozens injured in North Texas.

Rare May Snowstorm Annihilates Records in Midwest

  • Published: May 3rd, 2013

A rare May snowstorm shattered snowfall records in three states, while bringing the threat of more flooding.