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Thunderstorms

PHOTOS: Lightning And Extreme Flooding

Posted 09.15.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Severe flooding crippled parts of Colorado, with at least four confirmed dead and ...

PHOTOS: Lightning And Floods

Posted 09.08.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: The U.S. Forest Service said the massive Yosemite Rim Fire was started by a hunter...

PHOTOS: Wildfires And Flooding

Posted 08.25.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Wildfires continue to scorch the West Coast, straining firefighter resources and p...

PHOTOS: Wildfires, Flooding And Monsoons

Posted 08.18.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: The death toll rose to 43 following severe flooding throughout China. 1,600 homes...

PHOTOS: Landslides, Flooding And Thunderstorms

Posted 08.11.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: NOAA officials warned that this year's hurricane season will be more active than u...

PHOTOS: Heat Waves And Extreme Flooding

Posted 08.04.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: A giant dust cloud from the Sahara Desert crossed the Atlantic and settled over pa...

PHOTOS: Lightning, Heat Waves, Floods And More

Posted 07.28.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: A monsoon killed nearly 120 people and stranded more than 12,000 in northern India...

Out With a Bang: Helping Pets Overcome Thunderstorm Anxiety

Natasha Ashton | Posted 09.25.2013 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

The fun of summer doesn't have to come screeching (or booming) to a halt just because of a few storm clouds. Put a plan in place to pacify panicky pets, and you'll be enjoying sunny skies again in no time.

PHOTOS: Lightning Strikes, Floods And An INTENSE Heat Wave

Posted 07.21.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Thousands are missing after severe flooding in Northern India. Typhoon Soulik rav...

Mother Nature: The Omnipotent

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 07.19.2013 | TED Weekends
Jennifer Schwab

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgLooking at the ominous, grand, dominating, overwhelming skies in her stills makes me think a little deeper about Mother Nature. And realize once again, the score will always be, Mother Nature 1, us zero.

PHOTOS: Lightning, Flooding And Typhoons

Posted 07.14.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Severe flooding in Western China killed at least 31 people and forced 220,000 to e...

PHOTOS: Monsoons, Flooding And Heat Waves

Posted 06.30.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Hundreds of residents were evacuated from Northern Iowa after severe floodwaters t...

PHOTOS: Heat Waves, Landslides And Severe Flooding

Posted 06.23.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Calgary, Alberta was hit with severe flooding that killed three and forced 75,000 ...

PHOTOS: Lightning, Funnel Clouds And More

Posted 06.16.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: 2012 was the second most expensive year for weather disasters since 1980, with a $...

PHOTOS: Flooding, Storms And Tornadoes

Posted 06.09.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Tropical Storm Andrea drenched the Eastern seaboard after making landfall in Flori...

EXPLAINED: How Tornadoes Form

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2013 | Science

The deadly Moore, Okla., tornado has people asking: Just what is a tornado? And how do these dangerous storms form? The National Oceanographic and ...

Scientists Downplay 'Dark Lightning' Danger

Posted 04.10.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/10/2013 08:07 AM EDT on LiveScience "Dark lightning" that is almost invisible wit...

Infant, 3 Others Killed In Fierce Storms

AP | ROCHELLE HINES | Posted 11.08.2012 | Green

OKLAHOMA CITY — Fierce thunderstorms with strong winds tore through Oklahoma, killing a truck driver and a family whose mobile home was flipped ...

Severe Weather, Hail Hits New York City

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York

Just hours after the sun was shining and temperature hovered close to 100 degrees, severe storms brought hail, rain, high winds, thunder and lightning...

How To Stay Safe During A Thunderstorm

Posted 06.29.2012 | Green

By Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: June 24-30 is Lightning Safety Awareness Week, an annual campaign to protect people from the deadly fo...

Are Thunderstorms 'Ozone Factories'?

Posted 05.06.2012 | Green

From Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Thunderstorms not only clobber the Earth's surface with heavy rain and lightning, they al...

Top 10 Twister States

Amy Danise | Posted 05.05.2012 | Money
Amy Danise

A natural-disaster -- and damage to your house - can leave you feeling vulnerable. Along with repairs and reconstruction, you may see a long insurance claim stretching out ahead of you.

Atlanta Flooding: 2 Killed, 1 Missing As Storms Drench Southeast

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — Surging floodwaters ripped apart a west Georgia trailer home, drowning a 2-year-old boy swept from his father's arms. In Atlanta, stra...

New York Thunderstorms: The Craziest Lightning Strikes Caught On Camera (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Tuesday's giant thunderstorm flattened cars, knocked down trees, and generally wreaked havoc throughout the area. Central Park alone lost over 100 tr...