NOAA satellites helped in the rescue of 240 people last year
NOAA's fleet of weather satellites helped save 240 people last year from potentially life-threatening situations throughout the United States and its surrounding waters.
Japan to launch new spy satellite
Japan's government said it will launch a back-up spy satellite on Sunday, after cancelling an earlier lift-off due to bad weather.
Cold-stunned turtles rehabilitated in New Orleans, released
Nearly two dozen turtles that were stranded by cold weather last year in Massachusetts have successfully undergone rehab and have been returned to waters off Louisiana's coast.
NASA measured nor'easter's powerful winds from space
When blizzard warnings were in effect in New England, NASA's ISS-RapidScat instrument provided forecasters with wind speed data on the nor'easter that had hurricane-force wind gusts.
NASA and NOAA's nighttime and daytime views of the blizzard of 2015
NASA and NOAA have provided night-time and daytime views of the Blizzard of 2015 from the Suomi NPP and the GOES-East satellites.
Where did the snow go? Blizzard was a miss, but not a bust
In the wild world of winter weather, location is everything, which New York and Massachusetts learned too well Tuesday.
On the right track for tropical clouds
Think of a tropical storm about the size of Alaska. Large and lumbering, the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) affects weather patterns in every corner of the world. Unlike its well-known cousin El Niño, the ...
Satellite witnesses developing US nor'easter
National Weather Service forecasters have been tracking a low pressure area that moved from the Midwest into the Atlantic Ocean today, and is expected to become a strong nor'easter that will bring blizzard ...
Study finds how weathermen get their forecasts wrong
The night before the Israel Defense Forces' 1976 mission rescuing over 200 hostages from hijackers in Entebbe, Uganda, Tel Aviv University's Prof. Pinhas Alpert, then head of an Israel Air Force base forecasting ...
NASA image: Northeastern US after the snow
This image is from the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite.
Major storm threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow
Cities across the Northeast mobilized snowplows and airlines canceled thousands of flights Monday as a potentially historic storm pushed its way up the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor with what forecasters ...