Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 1:43pm

You absolutely read the title correctly, and it is very similar to one that I wrote about Hurricane Ophelia in 2017. Hurricane Leslie is currently headed toward Africa and Europe.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 1:28pm

If you’ve seen, heard or read news about climate change and extreme weather, plastic waste in oceans, or the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, you probably know these names: Marshall Shepherd (above left), Samantha Joye (center) and Jenna Jambeck.

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:20pm

From Florida to Virginia, states are recovering from multiple punches thrown at them by Hurricane Michael. Meteorologically, Michael had the third-lowest pressure reading of any storm to strike the United States mainland.

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

Oct 11, 2018 • The world over, a tiny organism is causing a big problem. Cyanobacteria, unicellular algae that live mostly in fresh water, are growing in abundance.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 11:01am

The images coming out of the panhandle of Florida are exactly what you would expect from a category 4 storm making landfall with 150+ mph winds. Even Georgia, my home state, experienced major (category 3+) hurricane damage for the first time in over a century.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 9:27am

My 25 years of experience as a research meteorologist placed an uncomfortable feeling in my stomach as I monitored Hurricane Michael before going to bed. The hurricane rapidly intensified to a dangerous Category 4 storm.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:33am

There is a very famous saying that atmospheric scientists like myself learned along the way in our undergraduate or graduate studies. It goes,

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:20am

Updated Sunday 1:14 pm

The tropics remain active, and the Gulf Coast of the United States now faces a hurricane threat this week. The models started hinting at potential development last week.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:10am

Hurricane Hermine made landfall in the Big Bend area of Florida in 2016. It came ashore with maximum sustained winds around 80 mph with a central pressure of 982 mph (Category 1).

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 10:35am

At exactly 2:18 pm on October 3rd, I received mine. A presidential alert sent to my mobile phone. It read, “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless System.