A new scale will determine whether atmospheric rivers will bring heavy rains over a long duration of time in the United States. The scale is based on the amount of water vapor pushed from the Pacific to the United States.
Earth/Environment February 7, 2019
The water of the Pacific Ocean is warming, but the atmosphere has not shifted to form an El Niño. Weather experts said that the weather phenomenon could trigger increased rainfall in parts of the United States that are experiencing drought.
Earth/Environment January 11, 2019
Researchers from the University of Illinois have found a potential link between tornadoes in the United States and sea ice in the Arctic. The study seeks to explain decreased tornado activity using climate and weather data gathered over a 30-year period.
Earth/Environment August 9, 2018
Unmanned aircrafts find its new use in pulling out water from sky. Flying unmanned and at an altitude of 400 feet above icy mountains and dangerous terrains, it eliminates the risk of manned aircraft in conducting cloud seeding operation.
Robotics February 28, 2017
The backup Lightning Imaging Sensor is bound to space. It is on its way to the International Space Station for a two-year mission following the shutdown of the original LIS launched in 1997.
Space February 21, 2017
Weather reports will now be accessible right inside the Facebook app, under the 'More' section. The company said it has already rolled the feature out to 95 percent of its user base.
Apps/Software February 9, 2017
Spotify and AccuWeather launched a new website that reveals what kind of music trends based on the weather in the user’s location.
Internet February 7, 2017
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released high-resolution images of the Earth taken by its advanced weather-tracking satellite, GOES-16, from outer space - and they're like heaven in high definition.
Space January 25, 2017
It might feel like it but, no, the weather has nothing to do with back or joint pain. Researchers carried out another study to show changes in temperature or humidity does not influence body pain.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 11, 2017
Cold weather is widely blamed for the spike in heart-related deaths during the Christmas holiday, but a new study debunks this. What cause the increased cardiac deaths during the holidays?
Public Health December 25, 2016
More people die of natural causes between Christmas day and New Year's day. What could be driving the spike in deaths during the holiday season?
Public Health December 22, 2016
Hexagonal clouds above the Bermuda triangle can produce powerful air currents and massive waves. These clouds could be the reason behind the mysterious disappearance of ships, planes and people in this area of the Atlantic Ocean.
Earth/Environment October 22, 2016
The Cloudy with a Chance of Pain study has found a link between weather and body pain. People suffering from arthritis or chronic pain experienced more frequent severe symptoms during rainy days.
Public Health September 8, 2016
The structures of cities may affect the weather and dispersal of air pollutants, a new study has found. Research suggests that new weather prediction models should include this factor for better forecasting.
Earth/Environment May 24, 2016
Upon receiving the Cola bubble, users can continue to ask, 'What's the weather like?' to get real-time updates.
Apps/Software May 13, 2016
It seldom rains in UAE, so the desert country wants to build an artificial mountain to alter the weather and induce rainfall. Will it work?
Earth/Environment May 5, 2016
Violent tornadoes and hail larger than baseballs is expected to hit central U.S. beginning Tuesday, weather forecasters in Oklahoma warned. It is important for residents in forecast areas to prepare for severe weather.
Earth/Environment April 26, 2016
A satellite that can measure Earth’s precipitation tells us why raindrop size matters. It can greatly influence weather forecasting, strength of winds and power of storms.
Animals April 4, 2016
NFL players tend to sustain concussions and ankle injuries when the temperature is 50 degrees Fahrenheit or colder. What drives the spike in reported football injuries during colder games?
April 2, 2016
While in Chicago promoting a movie, Tom Hiddleston, known for his role as Loki in the Marvel movies, delivered a bad weather report for the area. He placed the blame on Thor.
Movies/TV Shows April 1, 2016
Man-made climate change is said to be connected to extreme weather events. A group of top experts looked into the relationship between the two and were able to rank how weather events are linked with global warming.
Earth/Environment March 12, 2016
Extremely bitter and biting temperatures will continue to sweep over the East Coast until Tuesday, meteorologists revealed. Experts warn the public to be wary of frostbite.
Earth/Environment February 15, 2016
India is currently building a cost-effective weather satellite that would help predict cyclones. It seems nearly impossible, but by using scraps from other missions, the satellite is close to being finished.
Earth/Environment February 6, 2016
NOAA and NASA joined forces to conduct a research on the ongoing El Niño phenomenon. The weather system brewing in the Pacific caused a dry and wet winter in most of U.S. West Coast.
Earth/Environment February 6, 2016
A first-of-its-kind smartphone study in the UK will seek to find the link between pain and weather changes. People with arthritis and other conditions - even those without pain - can participate in Cloudy with a Chance of Pain.
Life January 27, 2016
Intact Financial Corp. will fund a new climate change mitigation center in cooperation with scientists at the University of Waterloo. The center will be an incubator for new measures against climate change, the company said.
Earth/Environment December 5, 2015
Denver International Airport cancels over 100 flights as a massive snow storm covered mountains and turned visibility to less than 1/4 of a mile. Strong winds of up to 60 mph were also felt overnight.
Earth/Environment November 17, 2015
A fast-moving storm system has hit the Rockies with one foot of snow. It is now threatening several states in the Midwest with hail, winds and thunderstorms as it moves east.
Society November 12, 2015
New weather website WXshift.com doesn't just give the local weather forecast, but also allows you to view forecasts for the far future, showing how climate change impacts weather.
Earth/Environment November 6, 2015
IBM has acquired The Weather Company’s digital assets, which include Weather.com and its apps, to further expand on its ‘Internet of Things’ initiative with Watson A.I.
Deals October 28, 2015
Sunshine Technologies launched its interactive weather application on iTunes. Users are in for a treat with personalized and more accurate weather forecasts
Apps/Software October 10, 2015
With the help of satellites that orbit the Earth to specifically measure cloud cover, ground water and precipitation, scientists are able to assess current weather situations and predict future drought and rainfall activity not just in the U.S. but all over the world.
Earth/Environment August 18, 2015
It's the app no Star Wars fan should be without. This one stop spot is loaded with features like themed selfies, animated GIFs, weather, lightsaber training, augmented reality features and much more.
Geek July 8, 2015
Europe suffered from tremendous heat waves, even setting new record highs. According to scientists, these surges of weather pattern alterations may be caused by climate change.
Earth/Environment July 5, 2015
Stockholm's Arlanda Airport is featuring three climate-controlled rooms that simulate the weather at your destination, allowing you to experience the world from an airport pod.
FUTURE TECH June 16, 2015
An intense heat wave sweeping across India is so hot that it is melting roads and claiming the lives of hundreds in the process.
May 29, 2015
The composition of sea spray aerosol particles are influenced by both chlorophyll-a concentrations and microbial degradation.
Earth/Environment May 19, 2015
Scientists create images from thunder sound waves. The latest study will help scientists in improved weather forecasting.
Energy May 6, 2015
Everyone has seen lightning, but nobody knows where they come from. Scientists might be on to something as they discover a connection between lightning and cosmic rays.
Space April 25, 2015
The weather has been weird for a while and one of the reasons may sound strange. Scientists point to a blob of warm water as an influence.
Geek April 11, 2015
March 20 marks the first day of spring, but you can also tell spring have arrived by these eight signs.
Feature March 20, 2015
Winter of 2014-15 the hottest since record keeping began in 1880, NOAA report says. 2015 could be on track for the warmest year ever recorded, experts say.
March 18, 2015
Apparently, Alaska is not always the snowiest place as the lack of snow is impacting this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Do they want some of the Northeast's snow?
Internet Culture March 6, 2015
El Niño has finally arrived in the Pacific Ocean. What is this event, and what effect could it have on humans?
Animals March 5, 2015
When snow turns into slush on the ground, it is just the worst. However, if that same thing happens in the ocean, it is a beautiful thing.
Internet Culture February 26, 2015