Odds of a strong pattern of warm Pacific waters forming in time to bring winter rains are diminishing.
Weather experts say the next couple of weeks could be some of the worst in state history for wildfires caused by lightning strikes.
Scientists are finding that dust storms in Asia and Africa influence how much snow falls in the Sierra Nevada. The research could help make weather forecasting more accurate and improve how California manages its water supply.
Utilities find that nothing drives water savings quite like giving you a peek at your neighbors' habits.
These insidious waves often seem to come out of nowhere and claim lives -- even on calm, sunny days. But how?
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and its high-powered HiRISE camera has been capturing extremely detailed pictures all over the surface of Mars for a few years now. MRO now reveals a number of surprising, curious, and often captivating landscape features, many of which have inferred the action of dynamic weather processes on Mars.
The record-breaking Australian summer of 2012–13 could not have happened without the human disturbances—greenhouse gases, aerosols and ozone—that underlie global warming. Australia’s experience may provide a clue about the future for dry continental areas like our own American West.