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Heat is the number one cause of weather-related deaths in the U.S.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

The so-called Great Whirl off the coast of Somalia is larger and lasts longer than scientists thought.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Picture of a city intersection at night, as snow falls and cars travel along the roads.

Researchers used radar to provide new insight into how precipitation raises the chances of deadly car crashes.

Bailey Bedford, Contributor

New system uses a supercomputer and crowd-sourced observations to improve short-term world weather predictions.

Chris Gorski, Editor

A network of smartphones can improve short-term weather forecasts.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

What happens when a tornado spins in the opposite direction

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

Climate change is warming our oceans, and that thermal energy is fueling stronger hurricanes.

Annie Roth, Contributor

Do you know your risk?

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

Ambitious plan aims to keep waste out of rivers without massive new pipes.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

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