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A study to learn more about tornadoes

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As long as meteorologists have tracked tornadoes, scientists and researchers have looked for ways to better forecast these destructive forces of nature. Right now, a...
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When it’s a ‘Go’ and when it’s not

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3… 2… 1… Liftoff! Watching a rocket soar into space is a mesmerizing experience, but the process to get there is arduous. Once officials set a...
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Tornado scientists need your help

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Do you have a tornado tale to share? You could help researchers. Here’s how. What You Need To Know There were over 1,300 tornadoes in...
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The worst June tropical systems in recorded history

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It’s the first official month of hurricane season. In June, most tropical systems only form into depressions or storms because we don’t have the right...
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NHC director urges people to be ready for hurricane season

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With hurricane season underway, the National Hurricane Center is reinforcing its message for people and families to stay vigilant and prepared for whatever occurs now...
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Over nine years since last EF-5 tornado in the United States

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Joplin, Mo.; Moore, Okla.; Greensburg, Kan.; these areas are synonymous with EF-5 tornadoes that decimated the cities and killed several of its residents. An EF-5...
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Tau Herculids meteor shower will be ‘all or nothing’

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Meteor showers are harder to predict than rain showers, and that’s especially true for the one potentially coming up Monday night into early Tuesday morning....
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More than rain can affect race day

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Even people who aren’t fans of car racing know that rain means trouble, but that’s not the only weather that makes racing teams scramble to...
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Finding his way among the stars

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We are celebrating Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month with a look at innovative Native Hawaiian master navigator, Nainoa Thompson. Thompson is...
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From high heat to bitter cold, birds can handle it all

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You may be surprised to learn that our backyard birds are quite hardy animals when it comes to enduring very hot and very cold conditions....