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Peter Forister

Atlantic tropical storms Bret and Cindy

Atlantic tropical storms Bret and Cindy formed in the Atlantic ocean this week. This activity starting near Africa is more common of late summer.

Severe weather pummels U.S. Midwest and South, 21 dead

Severe weather and tornadoes pummeled the central United States, and into the South, on Friday, March 31, 2023. Images and video here.

Tornado outbreak kills 26 in Mississippi

A tornado outbreak devastated areas of the Deep South on Friday, March 24, 2023. Authorities said 26 people lost their lives in the storms.

Another Pacific winter snowstorm hits California

A Pacific winter storm has the US West Coast in its sights. Flooding rainfall, wind, and snow measured in feet are in store over the weekend.

Hurricane Ian devastates Florida’s Gulf Coast

Hurricane Ian made landfall at Coya Costa, Florida, on the afternoon of September 28, 2022. Learn more about the storm, its intensity, and its destruction.

Deadly Kentucky flooding crushes records

Record-breaking flooding devastated parts of Kentucky on July 28, 2022. The Kentucky flooding event is one of the most devastating in the state’s history.

Storm chasing: A picturesque Texas tornado

Meteorologist Peter Forister spent the first week in May on the Great Plains, witnessing eight tornadoes over three days. Read his storm chasing account.

Heatwave in India: Will it break in time for Eid?

An unprecedented heatwave has brought dangerous temperatures over 113 degrees F (45 degrees C) to in India and Pakistan. Will the heat break for Eid?

Tornado outbreak slams Deep South on April 5

A tornado outbreak with up to 45 tornadoes struck the southern United States on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, leaving severe storm damage in S. Carolina and Georgia.

Sahara dust storm turns skies orange in Europe

Storm Celia has whipped up Sahara dust and turned skies orange from Northern Africa, across the Mediterranean and into Spain and other parts of Europe.

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