June 17, 2015

The eastern Pacific hurricane season has gotten off to a quick start. How quick? Read on to find out.

June 9, 2015

Meteorologist Tom Di Liberto explains how an unusual wind pattern and a late monsoon contributed to India's deadly May 2015 heatwave.

June 2, 2015

Rainfall totals across parts of Texas and Oklahoma were several hundred percent above normal in May 2015, leading to record-breaking flood levels on many rivers.

A post for map geeks. How to turn an animation of a year's worth of daily rain maps into a single picture.

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May 20, 2015

A record-setting day of rain in Oklahoma City caused widespread flooding in early May 2015. How rare was the event?

April 24, 2015

A weak high, a cut-off low, and rapid ocean warming conspired to dump torrential rains in Chile's Atacama Desert in late March 2015.

April 16, 2015

What happens when years' worth of rain falls in the Atacama Desert in one day? Tremendous flash flooding. 

April 7, 2015

With spring's arrival comes thoughts of severe weather and tornadoes. Except this year, tornadoes in March were well below normal, with little happening until the last week of the month. 

March 25, 2015

Uncommon atmospheric circumstances spawned a pair of tropical cyclones in the western Pacific—one on either side the equator, at nearly the same longitude, at nearly the same time. Why are twin cyclones more common during El Niño?

March 18, 2015

The extreme atmospheric pressure pattern that favored record-breaking snow totals across parts of the U.S. East left Alaskans asking, “Where’s winter?”

 

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