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NASA Sheds Light on This Week's Deadly Tornado Outbreak

A space-based animation shows how fierce storms are sowing destruction over the South.

Reuters

An Aerial View of China's Colossal Dust Storm

It's said to be the largest sandstorm to hit northern China in 10 years.

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It's Officially Tornado Season: These Animations Show the Parts of the U.S. Most Likely to Get Hit

Six decades of twister tracks shows that some places get hit again and again.

SSEC

A 'Highly Unusual' Triple Threat of Storms Over North America

Thundersnow, blizzards, and raging winds... ah, springtime!

NASA/NOAA GOES Project

This Satellite Time-Lapse Captures All of 2014's Winter Storms

Come bid cold weather farewell (we hope!).

Associated Press

Happy Spring! Here's Your Depressing Non-Spring Forecast

Frigid parts of the U.S. are warming up for a couple days, but don't get comfortable yet.

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Nothing About This Year's Winter Weather Patterns Is Likely to Change Any Time Soon

Expect unusual East Coast cold and West Coast heat to "remain in place through most of the remainder of March."

Associated Press

East Coast Cities Plunge to Record-Low Temperatures

Baltimore set a new all-time low of 4 degrees, and that's warm compared to the weather elsewhere.

NOAA

A Monster Storm Is Fast Approaching California

This gigantic system ought to be good for the state's severe drought.

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Where in the U.S. You're Most Likely to Get Struck by Lightning

A county-by-county look.

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A New Tool in the Fight Against Hurricanes: Wind Farms?

Tens of thousands of wind turbines could dampen monster hurricanes into plain old bad storms, claim researchers.

The Severity of California's Terrible Drought, in One Image

After months of extremely dry weather, a Sacramento-area lake has pulled a massive disappearing act.

NCDC / NOAA

Believe It or Not, January Was Full of Big, Warm Climate Anomalies

Here's a primer to last month's significant floods, droughts, and overall hotter-than-average temperatures.

Why the Aurora Borealis Was (Briefly) Visible in the Contiguous U.S.

An ongoing geomagnetic storm is sending shimmering waves of light deep into North America.

The Great Lake's Massive Ice Cap Could Bring a Cooler Summer

The expanding sheet could set a modern record for coverage.

Reuters

Inside Wisconsin's Glorious Ice Caves

For the first time in five years, people can access this amazing wintertime phenomenon.

NOAA

The Heart-Shaped Cloud That Hovered Over Oregon

Weather geeks should enjoy this collection of nature celebrating Valentine's Day.

Associated Press

Snow Is on the Ground in 49 U.S. States

Only stubborn Florida is ruining that nation from being united in snow.

NASA

This Australian Wildfire Is as Big as Melbourne

It's not every day you see a conflagration of this titanic size.