National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The Farmer's Alamanac predicts many Americans will be doing more of this come winter, a NOAA meteorologist disagrees. (ROUF BHAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists: Almanac’s ‘Brutal Winter’ Prediction Is Most Likely Wrong

NOAA meteorologist says Almanac’s prediction of a harsh winter may be premature.

08/27/2014

Once again, the world hit record heat levels. The average global temperature last month tied the hottest April on record four years ago.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Global Temperatures Continue To Hit Record Highs Each Month

Once again, the world hit record heat levels. The average global temperature last month tied the hottest April on record four years ago.

05/21/2014

A thermometer in the sun on the sidewalk indicates a temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Study: Temperatures To Go Off-the-Charts Hot Around 2047

Starting in about a decade, Kingston, Jamaica, will probably be off-the-charts hot — permanently. Other places will soon follow. Singapore in 2028. Mexico City in 2031. Cairo in 2036. Phoenix and Honolulu in 2043.

10/09/2013

Satellite image provided by NASA of Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NOAA Trims Forecast for Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season

This Atlantic hurricane season may not be quite as busy as federal forecasters once thought, but they still warn of an unusually active and potentially dangerous few months to come.

08/08/2013

In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Sandy churns off the coast of Florida on Oct. 26, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

Va.-Based Nat’l Weather Service Supercomputer To Improve Forecasts

Reston, Virginia is now home to a National Weather Service computer that can make 213 trillion calculations per second, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says will improve forecasts.

07/29/2013

File photo of thermometers in a store. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Why This Heat Wave’s So Scary – And What’s Behind It

Excessive heat is the No. 1 weather killer in the United States and it’s at its most dangerous when it doesn’t cool down at night.

07/01/2013

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