Lake Mead Survivor Treads Water for Hours

Even though Lake Mead is lower on water right now than it has ever been, it is still a huge place. And it is the last place you want to be in Nevada with monsoon-like winds roll in like they…

Gustnado: What is It? Should You Be Worried?

“Gustnado”, or “gust-front tornado,” is a low-level rotating cloud that is short-lived. It can sometimes form within a severe thunderstorm. Reports say that the average gustnado lasts just seconds to a few minutes. According to the National Weather Service, gustnadoes…

Derecho Threat: Severe Storm Pummels Midwest

A derecho is often classified as a type of extreme weather phenomenon, which refers to an inland-type of hurricane accompanied by heavy thunderstorms. Derechos are capable of inflicting extensive damage to wide areas. According to the Storm Prediction Center, derechos…

Louisiana Flooding: EF-1 Tornado Confirmed By National Weather Service

Many residents across several parts of southeastern Louisiana and southern Mississippi are dealing with the aftermath of Tuesday’s heavy rains, which triggered minor flooding in their area. According to the National Weather Service, the large cluster of thunderstorms that caused…

Moore, Oklahoma Passes New Tornado-Resistant Building Codes

Some residents of Moore, Oklahoma are still in the process of rebuilding their homes from damages that were left by last year’s tornado. Buildings were reduced to rubble, cars were left crushed, and walls were what remained of the structures.…

Several Tornadoes Hit Northern California [Video]

The National Weather Service announced the touchdown of several tornadoes in California on Wednesday. Jeff Ranieri, chief meteorologist of the NBC Bay Area, said that there were reports of six funnel clouds and four tornadoes in the region. The National…

Antarctica Storm Photographed by Satellite

People here in the United States are simply tired of hearing about winter weather; The polar vortex and winter storm Titan have brought enough cold and precipitation to last the eastern US for quite some time. That being said, looking…

Gaviota Pier: Damaging Waves Rip into Popular Fishing Dock

A historic pier at Gaviota State Beach in Santa Barbara, Calif., collapsed Saturday morning due to damaging waves. Gaviota Beach is popular for camping, hiking, and surfing. However, one feature that attracts visiting tourists and local residents is the windy…

Polar Vortex: Another On The Way

Have you had enough of the cold and snow yet? If you thought the last Polar Vortex and cold spells were bad, get ready for round two. Although many areas of the country are experiencing warm weather with highs in…

Supermarket Shooting: 2 Injured, Suspect in Custody

A supermarket shooting in an Atlanta, Georgia Kroger left two women with non-life threatening injuries, one shot in the leg and the other in her torso. The shooting happened Monday as a crowd of people hurried to stock up before…