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NOAA has compiled a map of historic rain probabilities on Independence Day in cities and towns across the US, based on observations from 1981-2010. Real-time forecasts for the Fourth of July predict a similar story for the holiday this year.
It's going to be a hot weekend, and meteorologists expect this summer to be a scorching one overall. Temperatures are expected to be much higher than average between July and September.
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck the northern Osaka region on Monday morning. Four people, including three people in their 80's and a 9-year-old girl died, while hundreds were injured.
A heat wave on the East Coast could break records — and it’s prompting warnings about dangerously poor air quality
A heat wave is making its way across the US, bringing record-breaking temperatures to the Midwest and potentially to the Northeast as well. Air-quality alerts were issued in New York, Pennsylvania, and southern New England.
Hurricanes, typhoons, and tropical storms are moving more slowly over the Earth's surface, especially over land. That doesn't mean these storms are any less powerful — instead, it allows them more time to dump rain and whip coasts with powerful winds, making them more destructive.
The Baltimore suburb of Ellicott City, Maryland, was placed under a state of emergency on Sunday as flash floods inundated streets with several feet of water.
A dust storm large enough to cover North America and Russia is engulfing Mars — and NASA images reveal how bleak the situation is
A global dust storm has engulfed Mars, and NASA says it's "one of the most intense ever observed." The dust storm's total area is big enough to cover North American and Russia. From the perspective of NASA's long-lived Opportunity rover on Mars, the sky is nearly black in the middle of the day.
The White House lawn has a growing sinkhole — here’s what happens when one swallows up an entire house
There's a sinkhole growing on the White House lawn. Here's what happens when your house is swallowed by a sinkhole.
Have you heard of the Jell-O Belt? Or the Stroke Belt? As it turns out, there are more than a dozen US regions that go by a "belt" moniker, each sharing a set of characteristics that set it apart from the US as a whole.