It's raining on the Greenland ice—in the winter

Rainy weather is becoming increasingly common over parts of the Greenland ice sheet, triggering sudden melting events that are eating at the ice and priming the surface for more widespread future melting, says a new study. ...

Record dry raises fears of drought's return in California

It's been almost a year since Los Angeles residents felt any real rain, and precious little snow is in the Sierras, but water managers say it's too early for fears that California is sliding back into drought as abruptly ...

California singing in the rain

A series of storms that have rolled across California in the past week dumping heavy rain and snow could herald the end of a punishing historic drought, officials said.

PNNL talks weather phenomena at AGU

Scientists from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will talk about tropical weather, carbon cycle, climate, and more at the 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, which runs Monday, Dec. ...

High winds push Orbital space launch bid to Sunday

High winds in Florida have pushed to Sunday Orbital ATK's launch of its unmanned Cygnus cargo ship to the International Space Station, the latest in a series of delays due to weather.

Bad weather postpones Orbital cargo launch

Rainy weather and thick clouds over Florida on Thursday forced Orbital ATK to postpone the planned launch of its Cygnus cargo craft toward the International Space Station, NASA said.

Solar Impulse can wait in Japan for two months: pilot

The pilot of a solar-powered plane trapped in Japan by the country's rainy season said Thursday he is prepared to wait two more months for a weather window, but may eventually have to give up for the year.

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