On Saturday, the Storm Prediction Center recorded just a single report of a tornado. That tornado, it turns out, is one for the record books.
Dust Storm Shrouds Phoenix in Zero Visibility
A spectacular dust storm blanketed Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday evening, reducing visibility to a quarter-mile or less in some areas. Even the interior of the airport was shrouded in dust.
Rare Heat Burst Strikes Wichita: 102 Degrees at Midnight
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.
Another Global Warming Satellite Crashes to Earth
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.
Minnesota Blizzard Collapses Metrodome Roof [PHOTOS]
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 >
Huge Icebergs Drifing toward Australia, New Zealand
In what meteorologists are calling once in a lifetime event, an iceberg twice the size of Manhattan is drifting north toward Australia and New Zealand.
Strange Illuminated Spiral Cloud Spotted Over Norway [PHOTOS]
A strange illuminated spiral was seen over parts of Norway by hundreds of observers this week who wondered what on earth they were viewing. Upon first glance, one would think these images must be photoshopped. But they are not.
China Seeds Clouds to Alleviate Beijing's Drought
Chinese State Media is again reporting the Chinese government has successfully seeded clouds in and around Beijing to generate precipitation – this time, widespread early-season snowfall. Such weather modification efforts are not new to China.
Moscow Testing Cloud Seeding; Promises Winter Without Snow
The mayor of Moscow is hoping to implement a weather modification plan that would prevent the traditional snows from blanketing Moscow this winter. And his plan may have already been tested…with interesting results.
Hole Punch Cloud – Not UFO – Spotted over Moscow
A rare cloud formation was spotted over Moscow this week, inciting widespread discussion of UFO sightings throughout the city – concerns which spread across the globe instantly via the internet. But the cloud had a much more scientific explanation.