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If Florida Power & Light calls with a warning about being in the crosshairs of a hurricane, don't hang up. It won't be a joke. The utility, along with forecasters worried about hurricane complacency after nearly 10 years without a major storm striking South Florida,...
We are watching Hurricane Guillermo in the Pacific, it is heading west, and could be near Hawaii next week.
Jul 31, 2015; 8:15 AM ET Firefighters continue to battle wildfires in California on Thursday, July 30, with a new flare-up reported in Eureka Way, Redding. The Redding blaze was quickly contained.
It is still going to be hot through the weekend in the Northeast, but a front that moved through Thursday lowered the humidity in the region.
The Northwest is dealing with yet another record-challenging heat wave to close out July. While relief will come next week, this heat wave will not be...
Areas of the Great Plains could see strong thunderstorms and possible tornadoes this weekend.
July 31st, 2015 marks a rare blue moon. CNN's Jennifer Gray explains the phenomenon, and why it only happens once in a blue moon.
Underground temperatures can soar as high as 106 degrees.
Scientists expect global warming to impede forests’ ability to absorb the Earth’s carbon.
Monsoon rain is in the forecast for mujch of the Southwest. Some areas could see up to 5 inches of rain.
<p>In the most destructive hurricane season in recorded history, images from Katrina, Rita, Wilma and others still resonate today and immediately recall the total despair millions of Americans faced in 2005.</p>
Landslides caused by heavy rains buried several mountain villages in Nepal on Thursday, killing at least 30 people, and bad weather was hampering the search for others, authorities said.
<p>Over the last year, two new indoor cold weather venues, Snow Town and Harbin Ice Wonderland, have opened in Bangkok offering many Thais their first opportunity to visit a frozen, wintry landscape. </p>
Sometimes it’s not just a figure of speech.
The ashy peak of a volcano stands out amid a snowy scene, hinting at a recent eruption, in newly released images from NASA. The Kamchatka Peninsula,...
While the heat wave and high humidity will recede in the Northeast to finish out the week, 90-degree F air may linger in many areas into August.
Crews battling the toughest of several wildfires burning across the state held their ground, keeping a blaze east of California's Napa Valley from jumping any more containment...
Some astonishing weather photos from the month of July.
The most powerful aurora ever recorded has been spotted above a failed star 18 light years away, solving a long-standing astronomical mystery
There have been a series of recent earthquakes in Oklahoma. The Weather Channel correspondent Dave Malkoff reports that some blame oil drilling and fracking.
It's a 15-minute walk through a lush palm grove from Baghdad's al-Takia refugee camp to the nearest well, but as temperatures hovered around 52 degrees Celsius (126 F) on Thursday, Zakiyah Abdullah, who is eight months pregnant, said it felt like an eternity.
Saturn's moon, Titan, is the only object in the solar system other than Earth known to have liquid on its surface. While most of the lakes are found...
Keep calm and drink on.
<p>Powerful winds are commonplace in the U.S. prairie states, which experienced walls of dirt swept into the air by these gusts during the Dust Bowl. While today's winds don't often carry the huge quantities of dust that they did in the 1930s, they’re stirring up something significantly more useful in states like Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas – energy.</p>
<p>Over 900 songwriters or singers have written or sung about weather, the most common being Bob Dylan, followed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, according to British researchers, writing in the journal Weather.</p>
Meteorologist Stephanie Abrams explains how haboobs are formed and why they are so rare at night.
Greenland is melting fast, and that's bad news for sea level rise and other impacts of climate change. “I don’t mean to make it sound so scary,” reporter Ari Daniel says by satellite phone from the...
What would you do if everything you owned were sinking in front of you? The question torments residents of Ghoramara Island, India.
Jul 29, 2015; 10:15 AM ET The volcano exploded just before 7 p.m. on Monday, July 27. It is one of the most active volcanoes in North America.
<p>June this year was the hottest on record, and July has been no sweat-free picnic. Tempted as you may be to blast the air conditioning until you look like this, you might want to cool it.</p>
Experts say rain will be accompanied by a heatwave, drawing in monsoonal moisture to the parched state, but lightning may trigger more wildfires
You know the kind of heat we're talking about! Al and Steph have the details!
People from Buffalo hear it all year — over the phone or while traveling: "Buffalo? Got snow there?"The answer, still: "Why, yes!"Two piles remain in one abandoned lot where trucks dumped it after a freak November storm buried neighborhoods in so much snow — 7 feet fell in spots — that crews had nowhere else to put it."I tell my customers; 'You want ice cubes? Go get them,'"...
Four in 10 adults throughout the world have never heard of climate change, according to a new Yale-led study in "Nature." Using data from the 2007-2008 Gallup World Poll, the researchers looked at what the world's population thinks about climate change and why.
Every year, heat waves take their toll. Hundreds of people in the United States die from heat-related illnesses, the electrical grid is taxed and sometimes fails, and damage to infrastructure — such as buckling pavement — occurs. (People in China are experiencing such intense heat they’re looking for any means of relief.) A new study predicts that heat waves will double by 2020 and quadruple by 2040. Here are some of the worst heat waves the U.S. has experienced over the past 25 years.
Meteorologist Ari Sarsalari explains how a tornado in Canada was able to stay on the ground for three hours.
Jul 28, 2015; 11:00 AM ET Mexico’s Colima Volcano erupted on the morning of July 27, spewing hot ash into the atmosphere.
A heat wave – an extended period of above-average temperatures – can be extremely dangerous.
Watch as snow falls in Jaskson Hole, Wy in July.
A recent report in the journal Science says climate change has caused bumblebee habitat to shrink by as much as 180 miles in the last 40 years — a pace researchers say is quite alarming.
Changing storm dynamics have made flooding a much bigger problem in the US, according to a nationwide study published in Nature Climate Change today. By analyzing historical storm data, researchers have found that the likelihood of a coastal city experiencing severe rainfall and storm surge at the same time is far greater nowadays than it was in the middle of the 20th century.
More than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water temperatures.
Get ready for a once-in-a-blue moon event. A real Blue Moon, and as Meteorologist Domenica Davis explains, it wont happen again for quit e a while.
In California, they're counting on it to end an historic drought; in Peru, they've already declared a pre-emptive emergency to prepare for devastating flooding. It's both an economic stimulus and a recession-maker. And it's likely to increase the price of coffee, chocolate and sugar.
Some dogs demonstrate radical behavior in response to storm or noise phobias. Some researchers believe it is more than just the volume of the thunder that triggers their fear.
Glaciers set the Pacific Northwest apart and are essential for supplying the region’s drinking water, hydropower and for ensuring the survival of the region's iconic salmon.
In the middle of the world’s southern ocean, there’s a mighty force that’s helping keep the sun’s rays at bay.
California's historic drought appears to be matched by severe dry spells on three other continents.
Expert shares insight and tips to stay safe
Rivers typically flood in springtime as snowmelt from mountains makes its way downhill and combines with rain. The annual ritual is known as the spring thaw. Now, government agencies are warning that this autumn may behave much like spring.
<p>The Alqueva Reserve is known for its stunning star-lit sky, and has been named an official 'Starlight Tourism Destination' by the Starlight Foundation. Starlight destinations are places that have very low light pollution and visitors can enjoy unique and unparalleled opportunities to view the night sky.</p>