Tornadoes In Texas Leave A 40-Mile Trail Of Devastation [Photos]

The violent tornadoes which pounded the Texas area on Sunday left many people homeless and killed at least 11 people. According to reports, the National Weather Service confirmed on Sunday night that nine tornadoes had ripped through the Lone Star…

El Nino Report Released By Climate Prediction Center

The peak of the 2015-2016 El Nino is closing in according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and this is one of the strongest on record (dating back to 1950). According to a report from the administration’s Climate Prediction…

New MSN Apps Released For iOS, Android

Microsoft has launched some new MSN Apps for iOS, Android, and Amazon devices. These are platform expansions of apps currently available for Windows. There are six in all: Sports, Finance, News, Health & Fitness, Food & Drink, and Weather. They…

Tropical Storm Bertha Might Miss US Eastern Coast

Everyone on the Eastern coast of the United States should keep their fingers crossed: Early projections of the path of Tropical Storm Bertha has it quite possibly missing the United States. It’s true that projections are merely educated guesses, but…

Super Typhoon Neoguri Heads for Japan

Super Typhoon Neoguri is expected to reach Okinawa early Tuesday, in what has been described as a “once in decades” storm. The Japan Meteorological Agency has measured sustained winds of 123 miles per hour, with gusts so far hitting 168…

Kim Jung Un Rebukes Meteorologists for Bad Forecasts

In 2010, North Korea was forced out of the World Cup in South Africa after giving up a staggering 12 goals in only three games. Upon returning home, the Korean soccer players were publicly shamed and scolded for their performance…

Twitter Forecast: Cloudy with a Certainty of Hyperlocal Weather Targeted Ads

In the near future, you can expect to see a new type of promoted tweet that’s appearing in your feed because it’s raining outside. Or because the forecast calls for a b-e-a-utiful weekend. Twitter has partnered with The Weather Company…

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…

Baseball-Size Hail Batters Northeast Nebraska

Severe thunderstorms swept through Nebraska and produced baseball-size hail that surprised many residents. According to the National Weather Service, northern and eastern Nebraska, northeast Missouri, and western and southern Iowa are at risk for severe weather conditions. Additionally, there will…