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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.

FAQs | Jul 16, 2014

Scared of thunder and lightning? You have astraphobia

Bam! Yikes! Do you – and your dog – have astraphobia?

Typhoon Rammasun on July 15 via NOAA
Blogs | Jul 15, 2014

Typhoon Rammasun is thrashing the Philippines

Rammasun, also called Glenda, intensified before making landfall earlier today. Typhoon status of 175 kph/110 mph expected as it passes very close to Manila.

Image Credit: CNN Weather
Blogs | Jul 14, 2014

Big temperature swing this week for U.S. and Canada

Despite rumors, it’s not a polar vortex that’s responsible for the unseasonably cool weather in the eastern U.S. and Canada this week.

Super Typhoon Neoguri in false color on July 7, 2014
Blogs | Jul 08, 2014

Typhoon Neoguri pounds Japanese islands of Okinawa, heads on

Neoguri is still expected to make landfall near Kyushu, Japan on Wednesday evening according to U.S. clocks, early Thursday a.m. locally in Japan.

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Blogs | Jul 03, 2014

Arthur becomes hurricane, threatens July 4 celebrations

Arthur has become the first named Atlantic hurricane of the 2014 season.

Realtime snapshot of wind currents over USA.
Blogs | Jun 19, 2014

Way cool real-time U.S. wind map

The wind map updates every hour and can let you see the movement, flow, and speeds of wind across the United States. Go see it! It’s great!

Via Shalyn Phillips  (@ShayJo13 on Twitter)
Blogs | Jun 17, 2014

Monster twin tornadoes strike Pilger, Nebraska

Amazing footage and video of two tornadoes striking near Pilger, Nebraska on Monday, June 16, 2014.

Hurricane Sandy 2012, via NASA GOES
Blogs | Jun 05, 2014

Are you prepared for a hurricane?

Now, early in the season, is the time to make a plan to stay safe if a hurricane approaches your area.

Photo by Jared Rackley
Blogs | Jun 04, 2014

Kansas had a heat burst on the night of June 3-4

For a few hours around midnight, in Kansas, temperatures suddenly shot up by 10 degrees F. Meteorologists call it a heat burst. Read how it happens.