Weather Extremes: Snow and Ice

  • Published: April 24th, 2018

Higher temperatures lead to the melting of snow and ice.

Weather Extremes: Hurricanes

  • Published: April 24th, 2018

The strongest hurricanes are getting more intense, more frequent, and lasting longer.

Weather Extremes: Tornadoes

  • Published: April 24th, 2018

The U.S. is the most tornado-prone country on the planet.

Weather Extremes: Heavy Rain and Flooding

  • Published: April 24th, 2018

Why the increase in heavy downpours? Warmer air means more evaporation off the oceans, and more water vapor in the atmosphere.

Weather Extremes: Heat Waves

  • Published: April 24th, 2018

Heat waves cause more than just sweat — they can be deadly.

Weather Extremes: Drought

  • Published: April 24th, 2018

When you think about extreme weather events, you may not think of drought.

Extreme Weather 101: Tornadoes

  • Published: January 24th, 2013

We hear from two leading scientists on whether we can see human imprints on the development of tornadoes.

Extreme Weather 101: Rising Temps & Snowstorms

  • Published: January 24th, 2013

Scientist Jay Lawrimore & meteorologist Dan Satterfield detail how rising temps can affect the formation of snowstorms.