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Typography Can Save Your Life

The Huffington Post | Samantha Storey | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics

The National Weather Service publishes its forecasts in all caps no matter what the weather. It might be MOSTLY SUNNY, WITH A HIGH NEAR 75, or it coul...

The NWS Is About To Leave Its LOUD Forecasts In The Past

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.12.2016 | Science

The National Weather Service is making a change 167 years and many well-oiled caps lock keys in the making. The forecasting agency announced Monday it...

Severe Weather Death Toll Reaches 25 As New Tornadoes Hit Texas

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.28.2015 | Green

DALLAS, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Seven people died in the greater Dallas area as a storm system brought tornadoes and flooding on Saturday, increasing the d...

EWWW! Was That A Bugnado On Texas Weather Radar?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.24.2015 | Weird News

Forget "Sharknado." On the same day the latest film in the series aired on SyFy, it seemed as if a massive 50-mile BUGNADO was moving across Texas. We...

'Green News Report' - November 25, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.25.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: NY Gov. Cuomo blames meteorologists for his failure to prep for deadly Bu...

Mayflower: First, ExxonMobil Tar Sands Pipeline Spill; Now, Deadly Tornado Destroys Arkansas Town

Steve Horn | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On March 29, 2013, ExxonMobil's Pegasus tar sands pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Arkansas, sending hundreds of thousand...

Here Comes Snow

| Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

By Trevor Kapp MIDTOWN — Here we go again. A winter storm warning is in effect Tuesday as Manhattan prepares for up to 10 inches of snow. Brooklyn...

'Green News Report' - October 10, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.10.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! NOTE: Those...

'Green News Report' - October 8, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! NOTE: Those...

Oklahoma Tornadoes: Even What We Know Can Hurt Us

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

These deaths in Oklahoma are a reminder that, sometimes, knowledge isn't enough to create safety. We should always seek to know more but never forget that we don't know all.

Bill Would Shift NOAA Resources From Climate Research

Posted 05.29.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: A bill being drafted in the House could potentially undermine the climate science research activities and t...

Global Cooling? Russian Specter of New Cooling Period Alarms Alaskans.

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.03.2013 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

Snow fell on the Anchorage Hillside again Thursday. The National Weather Service was forecasting up to an inch by the end of the day. And for Alaskans...

Weather Agencies To Suffer Cuts, Furloughs During Hurricane Season

Sun Sentinel | By William E. Gibson | Posted 06.23.2013 | Miami

The nation's cash-strapped weather-forecasting system, though partly spared from federal budget cuts known as sequestration, is about to get pinched o...

PHOTO: Waterspout Comes Onshore In Tampa

Posted 02.27.2013 | Green

From Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: As a waterspout sped toward Tampa, Fla., this morning (Feb. 26), a quick-thinking weather watcher ...

Weather Service Issues Warning For Detroit

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 04.21.2013 | Detroit

(DETROIT) -- Strong wind gusts have been forecasted for the Detroit area, throughout the day Tuesday. Officials say this could cause hazardous travel ...

Clean Air Hangs Off the Fiscal Cliff

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 02.21.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The Sequestration. Lame duck session. These are terms that Americans have been hearing with regularity since the election. People understand that the stakes are high, but they may not be sure in what way.

Joy Resmovits

Long Island Prepares For Hurricane Sandy | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- Howard Pavane made it through Hurricane Irene with just a few hours to spare. He's worried Sandy will be worse. The 62-year-old songwr...

WATCH: Amateur Video Captures Terrifying Path Of New York City Twister

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.08.2012 | New York

A severe weather warning has been issued for much of the Northeastern United States, lasting throughout Saturday afternoon and into Saturday evening, ...

'Green News Report' - August 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S...

Storms Leave Thousands Without Power In Northeast

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2012 | Green

(Updates with power outage details) July 26 (Reuters) - Severe thunderstorms unleashed heavy rain and strong winds across parts of the...

'Blowing Hot and Cold'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.29.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Still, I have told my wife that I don't have to change my seasonal wardrobe because you never know what the temperature is going to be in the office.

D.C. Sets New All-Time Heat Record For June

Posted 06.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Unless you've been stuck inside an air-conditioned cocoon, you know it's hot outside. But it's getting dangerously hot. The National...

Uggh, Hot And Humid Weather Sets In

Posted 06.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for the D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan areas for Friday. According to a...

National Weather Service Head Resigns Amid Controversy

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

* Investigation found staff moved funds within agency * NOAA wants to "reprogram" about $36 million for FY2012 * Funds t...

WATCH: Massive Brush Fire In Long Island Destroys Homes, Injures Firefighters

Posted 04.10.2012 | New York

1,000 acres of land have been damaged, three buildings destroyed, and three firefighters injured by a raging brush fire on Long Island that started Mo...