Study Says 2014 Climate Melted Records

Global sea levels swelled to a high, tropical cyclones continued to multiply and the world's thermometer set a record in 2014, according to a new report tracking the Earth's climate. The report, an ...

2015 Finds U.S. in a Tornado ‘Drought’

The U.S. appears to be locked in a tornado drought, as meteorologists have recorded only about two-dozen twisters so far this year during a period when 100 or more are typical. There also have been ...

NOAA Sees Nuisance Flooding Rising for U.S. Cities

Residents and officials in major U.S. cities know it doesn't take a fierce storm or menacing hurricane to cause flooding as they increasingly have to deal with so-called "nuisance flooding" caused by ...

U.S. Tsunami Warning Centers Open Despite Shutdown

Despite the federal government's partial government shutdown, Americans have a full team of scientists tracking every possibility for an earthquake-triggered tsunami. The nation's two tsunami warning ...