Here are five of the biggest weather stories of 2021, which included deadly flooding and a new wildfire record set in California.
Warm water is one of the key ingredients to hurricane intensification, but NOAA says the water is sometimes prevented from cooling due to a lack of saltiness.
A company in Alameda is giving scientists a rare look at the surface of the Atlantic Ocean during a Category 4 hurricane with “explorer drones.”
The Florida-based hurricane hunter team is getting a new aircraft to help chase fierce storms. NOAA’s squad will add a Gulfstream 550 to the three other aircraft at its home base at Lakeland Linder International Airport.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics finds the number of trade laborers has dropped since 2018
Pamela continued moving inland after making landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast near the resort city of Mazatlan.
The seafaring drone is braving Hurricane Sam in the open ocean, where it can gather and collect real-time observations.
There will soon be only one name left on the 2021 hurricane list, with two months to go. So what happens if we have more than one additional storm? After last year’s salad of Greek names, there’s a new plan this year, with new names.
Sam, still a Category 4 hurricane, is set to avoid any direct impact to the U.S. but is expected to bring big waves to the East Coast by the weekend.
Sam maintained its powerful Category 4 hurricane status into Tuesday afternoon with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Hurricane Sam remained a powerful Category 3 storm in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday, but was centered well offshore from land.
Hurricane Sam is a Category 4 storm, but forecasters say the system could fluctuate in strength over the next day or so.
Far from land, Hurricane Sam strengthened into a Category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday.
As residents across the Northeast U.S. recover from the catastrophic flooding from recent storms, they are being hit with another unexpected blow: Without flood coverage, their homeowners and renters insurance won't cover their losses.
Under a plan announced Monday, the U.S. Departments of Labor and of Health and Human Services as well as other federal agencies are launching actions intended to reduce heat-related illness and protect public health.
A UPS driver was captured on video in Texas putting packages in plastic bags to protect them from Nicholas’ heavy rain in the area.
A jellyfish was spotted swimming on Sept. 14 in a flooded yard on Galveston Island in Texas after Nicholas made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane.
Nicholas has been downgraded to tropical depression as it continues crawling toward Louisiana after battering Southeast Texas with gusty winds and torrential rain.
Tropical Storm Nicholas has weakened to a tropical depression as it slowed to a crawl over southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana as its heavy rains continued to drench the area, maintaining a flood threat.
Some videos and photos of the damage in southeast Texas after Nicholas blew through the area.