Knowing the best days for calm or active water activities can strengthen the local economy and help tourists optimize their trips.
New Forecasting Tool Could Help Indian Farmers Plan Irrigation
Tropical weather is unpredictable, but a new tool could help farmers get a better grasp on it.
Tornadoes’ Fastest Winds Howl Close to the Ground
Radar data from storm-tracking scientists reveal that twisters’ winds churn 30% faster near Earth’s surface than above 100 meters, where measurements usually are taken.
Back-to-Back Hurricanes Could Become Common by 2100
New research shows back-to-back hurricanes could strike the United States every few years by 2100.
COVID-19 Got You Feeling Under the Weather? Maybe Blame…the Weather
High humidity and low temperature altered COVID-19 spread in Brazil, but only slightly.
Extreme Wildfires Make Their Own Weather
Extreme fires in the western United States and Southeast Asia influenced the local weather in ways that make fires and smoke pollution worse.
Landfall Temperature of Atmospheric Rivers on the US West Coast
Atmospheric rivers that start in warm areas of the North Pacific generally stay warm, leading to warmer landfall temperatures in the western United States.
A New Coupled Modeling System Improves Forecast Skills
Building on older versions, the new Global Ensemble Forecast System with coupled atmosphere-land-ocean-ice-wave models has better forecasting skills of the atmosphere than the uncoupled system.
How Hail Hazards Are Changing Around the Mediterranean
A new method for studying hailstorms from space offers more consistent and more complete views of how and where hail forms, and how climate change might influence hail’s impacts in the future.
Centuries-Old Archive Reveals Far-Flung Impacts of Major Eruptions
Weather records preserved by staff and students at Williams College reveal cool spells in New England after volcanic blasts in Indonesia and South Asia.