Dangerous Weather Alert ‘Canary’ For High Fire Danger In The Western US

The jet stream forecast for next Monday through Friday. Courtesy of NOAA

The western United States faces the likelihood of extreme fire danger next week. The weather pattern is returning to the one that caused the Washington fires last week — only more pronounced and more widespread.

What, Where, When, And Weather For Weekend Activities

The US forecast for Saturday. Courtesy of NOAA

It’s a typical mid-summer weekend — weatherwise. Lay back or dive in; here’s some of what’s available and what the weather will be.

Fiji and Alaska: Earthquakes 17-23 July 2014

Earthquakes 19-23 July 2014. Image credit: USGS

This week saw earthquakes around the Pacific, including Fiji and Alaska. Smaller, quarry-related blasts are also of interest.

June Climate Report: Ho-Hum, Another Record Warm Month. Yawn.

June temperature departures from the 20th century average. Red is warmer than average. Courtesy of NOAA

Combined ocean and air temperature averaged over the globe for June, like May, was the warmest ever for the month. Some places were warmer than others.

Weather Around The World: Typhoon, Drought, Flood — And Lobsters?

A large low pressure system in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is pushing warm, humid air towards the UK. Courtesy of Metoffice

Summer brings on a slew of weather problems: flood, drought, tropical storms, and more. Find out what, where, and why.