It may sound paradoxical, but warm spells and flurries often go hand in hand.
It seems like every year, hurricanes are getting bigger and more dangerous. Is there any way to make hurricanes less intense?
More often than not, the wind dies down at night after a blustery day. Where does the wind go? Why are nights generally more calm than days?
Global climate is an incredibly complex system that scientists are still trying to figure out.
This is partly due to pollution, but even in the cleanest air the sky is lighter near the horizon due to the effect of earth's atmosphere on sunlight.
Clouds can range in color from brilliant white to almost black. Why?
Is Earth's climate vulnerable to small disturbances? Two geologists described the past vulnerability of an ocean current called the North Atlantic conveyor.
On a summer day, a thunderstorm can appear out of nowhere and disappear just as fast. What causes a storm to change so suddenly?
Legend has it that when warm, dry Chinook winds race down the eastern slopes of the Rockies, people on the plains start acting a little crazy. Is this true?
The largest hailstone ever recorded was over five inches in diameter, weighed over one and a half pounds, and fell on Coffeyville, Kansas in September of 1970.