The precipitation that fell during the storm depressed the ground in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi by as much as 1.8 centimeters in some places.
Short-term forecasts of precipitation and convection can be improved when lightning data are assimilated in the Weather Research and Forecasting system.
A series of field experiments in the U.S. Midwest is investigating how past, present, and future human activities and climate affect the health of soil.
Narrow atmospheric streams of water vapor that deliver heavy rains are more commonly associated with floods and debris flows in northern California than with flash floods in southern California.
A new technique can remotely sense strong electrical fields within storm clouds.
The key to sustainable water resources management isn’t satellite technology yet—it’s a new spin on time-tested rain and stream gauges.
The unique strengths of different satellites reveal different facets of cloud systems and precipitation.
A study provides a new modeling method to simulate rain when it pours and when it doesn’t.
More clustering of clouds due to higher temperatures increases the likelihood of heavy downpours.
As floods become more frequent around the globe, scientists work to pinpoint what puts certain regions at risk.