Extreme Weather

NOAA

Satellite Saw Deadly Tornado Minutes Before It Hit Texas Town

This image was taken right before a huge tornado hit the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, killing at least six people.

Spring Is Here! Time For House-Crushing Walls of Ice

This weekend, winter struck back in an awesome way.

NOAA

Doctors Now Advise Wearing Helmets During Tornado Warnings

According to new research on injuries sustained during twisters, brain damage and busted spines are common; impalements by flying wood less so.

NASA/NOAA GOES Project

'Sandy' Is Retired as a Name for Hurricanes

The super storm was so damaging and deadly that the world's meteorologists will not repeat its name.

John Kerstholt/Wikipedia

Climate Change in the Southeastern U.S. Could Mean Endless Severe Thunderstorms

Places like Atlanta could see a 100 percent increase in the number of days with damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes.

John Kolesidis/Reuters

Athens Hit by Worst Flooding in 50 Years: Scenes From the Streets

A huge overnight storm trapped commuters, knocked out power and killed at least one person.

New Englanders Probably Shouldn't Look at These Photos of the Catastrophic Blizzard of 1978

Considering the "historic" blizzard in this weekend's weather forecast and all.

These 8 Cities Have America's Crummiest Winters

Celebrate this awful time of year by thinking about the cities that have it even worse.

Parts of Australia Get Swamped In Up to 9 Feet of Nasty Ocean Foam

First it was the extreme heat, now it's horrible drifts of smothering sea lather.

Torben Hansen/Flickr

Why Does This Canadian Bridge Keep Trying to Kill People?

The widest bridge in the world, the Vancouver-area Port Mann span, is failing its debut in a spectacular fashion.

Apparently It's Snowing Inside Kiev's Subway Cars

Think your commute stinks? At least there's not a freezing microclimate happening inside your public-transit system.

It's Not Just the East Coast: Chicago Could See Waves as High as 23 Feet

Hurricane Sandy's impact won't spare the Midwest.

NOAA/NASA

Hurricane Sandy's Track: 10 Million People Could Lose Power

And that's the "conservative estimate," according to a Johns Hopkins engineer.

National Hurricane Center

Hurricane Sandy: How Bad Is It Looking, Really?

The "Frankenstorm" approaches.