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Scared of thunder and lightning? You have astraphobia

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

A seasonal tornado forecast would be tricky to create

There’s a seasonal hurricane forecast. Why no seasonal tornado forecast? Here’s why an official tornado or severe weather outlook for the United States would be tricky to create.

Antarctic and Arctic ice floes are a rich source of life and mic

Surprise! Arctic sea ice record winter low

2015 Arctic sea ice maximum lowest measured since records began being kept in 1979. Maximum took place in February, 15 days earlier than the 1981-2010 average.

Powerful Nor’easter pounds US Northeast

Widespread winter storm conditions in northeastern U.S. New York not affected as strongly as expected, but strong effects farther north in Boston. Both cities come to a standstill.

Electrifying view inside a cyclone from ISS

If you love extreme weather, outer space and photography, you’ll love this image of lightning inside Cyclone Bansi in the Indian Ocean, taken from ISS.

2014 warmest year on record

NASA, NOAA, and Japan Meteorological Agency all report 2014 as Earth’s warmest year since modern-day record-keeping began in 1880.

Incredible video of dense fog over Dallas

Video capture by a drone of dense fog with zero visibility on Tuesday, December 9, in Dallas, Texas. Amazing visuals!

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.

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.

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?