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Buffalo, NY Nov. 19, 2014 via Scott Stranahan.
Blogs | Nov 20, 2014

Incredible lake-effect snow pounds Buffalo area, continuing today

Over five feet (1.5 meters) of snow fell just south of Buffalo, New York on November 18, 2014. A second round is forecast for today.

Typhoon Nuri intense
Blogs | Nov 05, 2014

Extreme weather in North America likely, thanks to Typhoon Nuri

Typhoon Nuri in the Western Pacific will likely cause extreme weather for the Northern Pacific and parts of North America in the next 5-10 days.

Lightning helps Frankenstein come alive!
Blogs | Videos | Oct 27, 2014

Favorite scary weather scenes in horror movies

Are those loud rumbles of thunder – or pelts of hail hitting your roof and knocking on your windows – or a crazed psycho killer on the loose?

Super Typhoon Vongfong near its peak intensity. Image Credit: VIIRS Infrared Imagery/NOAA
Blogs | Oct 10, 2014

Typhoon Vongfong approaching Okinawa

Typhoon Vongfong will push into Okinawa later today (October 10, 2014) as a Category 2 or 3 storm with winds greater than 100 mph.

June - August 2014 via NOAA
Blogs | Sep 19, 2014

June through August 2014 hottest ever recorded globally

June through August 2014 is the warmest period recorded since record keeping began in 1880, NOAA says. Also, the warmest August since 1880.

Airport in Cabo San Lucas, via @MexicanadeModa
Blogs | Sep 16, 2014

Major Hurricane Odile slams Baja Peninsula in Mexico

Major Hurricane Odile struck the Baja Peninsula and left extensive damage and flooding across the area. Photos of the damage and firsthand reports, here.

Portland, Maine on Aug. 13, 2014 via Kevin Burns
Blogs | Aug 20, 2014

Unusual precipitation patterns in the U.S.

Some extreme rainfall events of August 2014. Extreme rainfall in the context of urban sprawl.

Iselle on August 6 via NASA
Science Wire | Aug 08, 2014

Iselle and Julio deliver one-two punch to Hawaii

More than 800 people on the Big Island went into evacuation shelters Thursday. Storm surges, high winds, downed trees and power lines, loss of electricity, blocked highways.

Location of the 6.1 quake in China. Image Credit: USGS
Science Wire | Aug 04, 2014

Deadly quake strikes south China

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck China’s Yunnan province on August 3, 2014. Reports early August 4 are of 12,000 homes collapsed, at least 398 dead and 1,800 injuries.

Typhoon Rammasun intensified quickly earlier this morning. Image Credit: NOAA
Blogs | Jul 18, 2014

Rammasun hits China as a super typhoon

Rammasun has made a second, powerful landfall in China after intensifying yesterday. At landfall, it had a sustained wind of 155 mph with gusts near 190 mph.