With or without worldwide warming, hurricane costs will continue to spiral upward like winds near an eyewall.
Despite a history of hurricane damage, building has continued apace along Florida's and the nation's coasts.
In terms of damage Harvey would be one of the costliest storms in history.
The aches are more closely associated with delightful weather rather than fronts, storms, extreme barometer readings, and assorted atmospheric plagues, according to the unusual analysis.
Don't be surprised to see flood watches as yet another round of heavy rain is likely.
Nights will be dangerously warm through Tuesday, forecasters warn, and that could result in heat-related fatalities.
Although they constitute a small percentage of lawmakers in Pennsylvania, women legislators are holding their own, and then some, when it comes to passing bills, a study shows.
In just 24 minutes, 2.19 inches of rain was reported; a flood watch remains until midnight for much of the region.
Temperatures above normal, heat plentiful, but overall this has been quite a benign summer.
The dramatic rescue in Florida occurred in Gulf waters, not the rougher Atlantic.
Chances for a tropical-storm suppressing El Nino fading in a season already off to a brisk start in the Atlantic Basin.
Three storms already, a fourth in the making, and forecast now sees a more-active than normal Atlantic season.
Police are looking for the driver of a red pickup truck in the killing of Bianca Roberson.
The renegade winds plowed a 700-mile path all the way to the Shore five years ago and was blamed for more than 45 deaths and 4 million power outages.
What's left of the former tropical storm could add juice to showers.
A week after government's bullish outlook, another forecast bumps up the Atlantic tropical storm numbers.
Anthony R. Wood has been writing about the atmosphere for The Inquirer for 26 years.