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Touring the world through storm watchers

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

The National Hurricane Center is finally seeing their ability to predict a storm’s strength catch up to their ability to track it.

Meredith Fore, Contributor

The hurricane season is just getting started and the storms are predicted to have a big impact this year.

Emilie Lorditch, Contributor

Hurricane survivors pass their grippy toes on to their offspring.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

A new study suggests a correlation between volcanic activity and heavy rainfall, but other volcanologists are skeptical.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

Superbolts unleash a thousand times more energy than typical lightning.

Emilie Lorditch, Contributor

The Saffir-Simpson scale relies on wind to categorize a hurricane, but it doesn't account for storm surge or flooding.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

Scientists reporting on severe weather can get hit hard by emotions, flashbacks and even nightmares.

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

What happens when a tornado spins in the opposite direction

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

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