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How to Get Hyperlocal Forecasts

Forecasts in most cities are determined by readings from a NOAA-approved weather station, usually at the nearest airport. Depending on your location, that distance could be the difference...

Precision Forecasting: Where to Find It

OpenSnow Tracks snowstorms for skiers and boarders. Cost: Basic membership is free. Pro accounts, $20 or $45 a year, get you add-ons like access to...

Weirdest Weather: Waterspouts

WHAT: An up to 8,000-foot-high swirling column of air – sometimes containing a visible funnel cloud – that can move at 30 knots and create winds of 200 miles per...

Weirdest Weather: Haboobs

WHAT: A roiling wall of sand and dust up to a mile high and moving at speeds up to 60 miles per hour....

The World's Weirdest Weather—Explained

It's not just tornadoes and hurricanes we need to worry about anymore. The weather is changing in ways that can be strange and frightening, fascinating and wild. These bizarre phenomena make...

Surviving an Alligator Attack

Alligators are the most common crocodilian in the United States. More alligator attacks have been reported in Florida

Examining the Arizona Wildfire Deaths

Nothing changes the direction of a wildfire quicker than a thunderstorm, and that is most likely what happened this past Sunday afternoon. As the sharp line of storms moved down canyons toward...

Jim Cantore: The Franchise

ON MONDAY AFTERNOON, October 29, 2012, Jim Cantore, the 49-year-old stormchaser from the Weather Channel,...

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