Climate models can’t see tornadoes yet, but they can recognize the conditions for tornadoes to form. An atmospheric scientist explains what that means for forecasting future risks.
By John Allen, The Conversation
In our news wrap Monday, the military in the North African nation of Sudan seized power in an apparent coup, detaining the country's prime minister, deposing a governing council that included civilian leaders and cracking down on protestors. A new…
A drought in eastern Washington state that is the worst since 1977 has devastated what is normally the fourth largest U.S. wheat crop.
By Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
Relentless wind and rain have pummeled large swaths of the South, spawning tornadoes, sparking a flash flood emergency in Alabama and damaging homes from Texas to Virginia.
By Jay Reeves, Associated Press
By Rogelio V. Solis, Associated Press
Much of the South is at risk of more severe weather Tuesday, forecasters said, after tornadoes struck parts of the region Sunday night and Monday, causing heavy damage in some parts of Mississippi and flipping trucks in Texas.
Americans in Alabama and Georgia are now facing a future of rebuilding as they awoke Friday to heavy damage and the loss of six lives after a series of powerful tornadoes that wreaked havoc in the region Thursday night. The…
In our news wrap Monday, South Florida faced major flooding as Tropical Storm Eta dumped up to a foot of rain. Whole neighborhoods were swamped by the deluge, with residents taken by surprise. Also, General Motors has issued a major…
In our news wrap Monday, some New York City schools will close Tuesday in areas where COVID-19 infections are on the rise. Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an order affecting 100 public and 200 private schools, citing a lack of testing…
By Jay Reeves, Angie Wang, Jeff Martin, Associated Press
Coastal residents, meanwhile, looked to begin the recovery from a storm that turned streets into rivers, ripped roofs off buildings, knocked out power to hundreds of thousands and killed at least one person.
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