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Midwest Tornadoes Claim At Least Six Lives Midwest Tornadoes Claim At Least Six Lives

Even though you don’t hear of tornado outbreaks as often during this time of the year, especially compared to the spring, the tornadoes a storm system produced this weekend proved late fall tornadoes are just as nasty. Several people died …

Typhoon Yolanda Puts Philippines In Danger Typhoon Yolanda Puts Philippines In Danger
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Typhoon Yolanda, which is heading towards the Philippines, is being internationally referred to as Haiyan, and it looks like it’s going to cause a lot of damage. It has been projected that the storm will reach “super typhoon” level over …

Hurricane Raymond is Now a Category 3 Storm Hurricane Raymond is Now a Category 3 Storm

Many areas on the Pacific coast of Mexico are still recovering from hurricane-related damage and flooding from last month, and it looks like more trouble is on the way as Hurricane Raymond continues to strengthen. Hurricane Raymond rapidly progressed to …

Guy Films Himself Being Struck by Lightning [VIDEO] Guy Films Himself Being Struck by Lightning [VIDEO]
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Since the advent of YouTube, we’ve seen more and more regular people documenting insane weather – from tornados and hurricanes, to epic flooding and crazy lightning. It’s pretty cool that everyone has a camera on them at all times now, …

Tropical Storm Dorian Moves Toward Puerto Rico, Florida Tropical Storm Dorian Moves Toward Puerto Rico, Florida
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The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) this week has named a tropical depression that formed over the eastern Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday morning. Tropical storm Dorian is now moving west-northwest in the direction of Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Cuba and …

Death Valley Temps Hit Records During Heat Wave Death Valley Temps Hit Records During Heat Wave
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Summer has officially begun, and in some places across the U.S. temperatures are reaching record highs. In the hottest areas of the country, temperatures are even reaching dangerous levels. This weekend, Death Valley National Park issued a warning that the …

Google News Adds Sports Scores & Weather, Expands Editors’ Picks Google News Adds Sports Scores & Weather, Expands Editors’ Picks
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Google announced a trio of new features for Google News: new sections for sports scores and weather, and the expansion of the “Editors’ Picks” section. Google has been getting better with sports scores over the past year or so, and …

Weather Girl Has Totally Appropriate Reaction to a Giant On-Screen Spider Weather Girl Has Totally Appropriate Reaction to a Giant On-Screen Spider

When I was a kid, I loved nature books. But there was one problem with the larger-than-life photographic representations in the arachnid section – the problem was that they were still creepy, even though they were just photographs. I wouldn’t …

Google BigQuery Helps Show How Weather Influences Shopping Google BigQuery Helps Show How Weather Influences Shopping
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Interactions, a marketing firm for supermarket chains and big box stores, announced some interesting findings based on analysis with Google’s BigQuery and Tableau, measuring the effects of major weather events on sales. “This case study is just the first analysis …

Tropical Storm Andrea Heads Toward Florida Tropical Storm Andrea Heads Toward Florida

On Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded Andrea from a tropical disturbance to a tropical storm. The storm has been building recently in the Gulf of Mexico, and is now the first named storm of the 2013 hurricane season. …

Kansas Weather Anchor Evacuates As Tornadoes Hit Wichita Kansas Weather Anchor Evacuates As Tornadoes Hit Wichita

While the Moore, Oklahoma tornado is dominating the news cycle–rightfully so–it’s easy to forget about the weather damage that occurred on Sunday in Wichita, Kansas. While the devastation pales in comparison, the fact is, when a “massive” tornado hits, it’s …

Yahoo Launches New Weather App For iPhone Yahoo Launches New Weather App For iPhone
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In addition to its new Mail app for iPad and Android, Yahoo has unveiled a new Weather app for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The app utilizes images from Flickr to show current local conditions. Yahoo Director of Mobile and …

Facebook Adds Weather Info to Events Facebook Adds Weather Info to Events

Do you like information? Do you like actually useful information inside Facebook? If so, you’re going to love a new feature that Facebook is beginning to roll out. One of the most important things to consider when planning an event …

KAPOOYA! Woman Describing Hailstorm Is Your Next Big Meme KAPOOYA! Woman Describing Hailstorm Is Your Next Big Meme

There was a pretty significant hailstorm in Brookshire, Texas on Wednesday morning. And when it hit, it sounded like KAPOOYA KAPOOYA!

Nemo Blizzard To Blanket the Northeast in Snow Nemo Blizzard To Blanket the Northeast in Snow

Forecasts for a potentially “historic” winter storm in New England have not improved since yesterday’s winter storm and blizzard watches. More severe warnings have been issued for a wider swath of the Northeast, including New York City. The U.S. National …

New England Blizzard Could Potentially be “Historic” New England Blizzard Could Potentially be “Historic”

The U.S. National Weather Service is warning residents of New England that a coming winter storm could be a record-breaker. The storm will hit the Northeast and New England sometime on Friday and continue into Saturday. The storm will bring …

NASA to Launch ISS Instrument to Monitor Ocean Winds NASA to Launch ISS Instrument to Monitor Ocean Winds

NASA announced this week that it will launch an instrument called the ISS-RapidScat to the International Space Station (ISS) next year to measure ocean winds. The instrument, originally built to test NASA;s QuikScat satellite, will measure the Earth’s ocean surface …

Weather Channel Apps Top 100M Downloads, 38M Monthly Mobile Users Weather Channel Apps Top 100M Downloads, 38M Monthly Mobile Users
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The most popular weather app around has just hit a significant milestone: 100 million downloads. The Weather Channel has just announced that their family of apps has crossed this threshold. That includes iOS, Android and Windows Phone. The iOS app …

NASA Prototype Forecasts Storms For Transoceanic Flights NASA Prototype Forecasts Storms For Transoceanic Flights
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A new NASA-funded system developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is now providing weather forecasts so that plane flights can avoid major storms over remote ocean regions. The prototype system provides eight-hour forecasts that are designed for …

Coolest Lamp Ever Mimics the Weather Outside, Frightful or Not Coolest Lamp Ever Mimics the Weather Outside, Frightful or Not

If you have ever wished that you could bring the weather indoors, this prototype chandelier is the unnecessary-but-incredible device for you. It uses Wi-fi to obtain weather data, and then puts on a show for you that matches nature’s show …

Hurricane Strength Forecasts Improved by NASA Study Hurricane Strength Forecasts Improved by NASA Study

A new NASA study shows that hurricane forecasters may soon be able to better predict hurricane and tropical storm strength by analyzing their relative-humidity levels. The study, published recently in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, looked at relative humidity data …