July 24, 2015

Hot and dry are the perfect ingredients for wildfires, and the recipe was on the menu across western North America in 2015.

July 14, 2015

A stagnant weather pattern and plenty of hot air were the necessary ingredients for a record-breaking heat wave in Europe.

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. 

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