What’s the difference between meteorological and astronomical seasons?

March 1 marks the beginning of what is called “meteorological spring.” However, your calendar shows that…

Why do worms come out after rain? Here are 3 theories

Maybe the last thing on your mind is an earthworm, but they remind us they’re here…

Honoring a pioneer in broadcast meteorology, June Bacon-Bercey

In honor of Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to look back on and…

NHC issues first tropical outlook

The National Hurricane Center released its first tropical outlook of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season. NHC…

Working from home might not benefit the planet like we think

Many of us have switched to remote work over the past couple of years, meaning we’re…

Warren Washington: Climate adviser to 6 presidents

Jimmy Carter. Ronald Reagan. George H. W. Bush. Bill Clinton. George W. Bush. Barack Obama. You’ve…

The deadliest natural hazard in Florida may surprise you

Rip currents kill more people in Florida than tornadoes, hurricanes and even lightning. On average, rip…

How Earth’s oceans could help us learn more about space

Scientists are looking to our oceans to study patterns on a planet 365 million miles away.…

Guion “Guy” Bluford: The first African American astronaut

Guion Bluford was one of the most influential people in the space community, becoming the first…

European satellite helps American forecasters track the polar vortex

The polar vortex can bring severe cold and storms. This winter, there’s a satellite that is…

Engineers are creating a natural disaster in a lab

Windstorm events like hurricanes, tornadoes and derechos have caused serious damage across the United States. Now,…

A chilly wind for some is a warm breeze for others

To say this has been an interesting winter would be an understatement; from Frost Advisories in…

How the gravity of the moon affects our tides

If you soak in the sun from the same spot on the beach all day, you…

Let the blooms begin!

Spring is here and everyone’s favorite flowering trees are painting the nation pink, as cherry blossom…

History-making meteorologist: The story of Charles E. Anderson

Charles E. Anderson paved the way for diversity in atmospheric sciences, starting with being a weather…