Residents thought they were living out a scene from Ghostbusters as turbulent skies blanketed Chicago. But it wasn’t science fiction: it was a newly-coined cloud type: undulatus asperatus.
A rare heat burst struck Wichita, Kansas overnight, resulting in temperatures spiking to over 100 degrees long after the sun had set for the evening.
Interactive before and after photos of the devastation in Joplin following the EF-5 tornado reveal the full extend of the devastation.
An absolutely stunning photograph was taken from several miles above Joplin, Missouri following the devastating EF-5 tornado that ravaged the town of Joplin on May 22, 2011.
An EF-5 Tornado ravaged the city of Joplin, Missouri on Sunday evening, May 22nd. At least 123 people were killed by the violent tornado and thousands more were injured.
This historic outbreak, like many that came before it, now ranks as the most thoroughly-documented tornado outbreak in United States history.
This weekâ€™s super tornado outbreak in the Southern United States will go down as one of the most significant tornado events in United States history. In terms of the number of tornadoes, the outbreak rivals both the Super Outbreak of 1974 as well as the more recent Oklahoma disasters of May, 2003. However, the number of fatalities tops both the 1974 and 2003 outbreaks.
A rocket carrying a new satellite designed to analyze global warming has crashed back to Earth after failing to reach orbit. The loss is reminiscent of a similar failure two years ago.
An historic blizzard not only crippled Minneapolis roadways and airport traffic, but also collapsed the roof of the iconic Metrodome on Sunday morning. Photo gallery inside >
A massive hail stone nearly the size of a volleyball fell in a small South Dakota town this summer, setting the new record for the largest hailstone ever recorded.