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An Evening Grosbeak sits on a branch covered in rime ice in Minnesota.

The Wintertime Wonder of Unusual Ice

Rime ice in the Midwest and hair ice in the United Kingdom have people wondering: Why does ice do that?

How to Tell If You're in for a Bumpy Plane Landing

On March 7, 2007, Garuda Flight 200 was preparing to land. An Air Force security officer on board immediately sensed a problem

Strong atmospheric river events are driving record precipitation across the state of California.

Rivers in the Atmosphere Converge to Give California a Huge Downpour

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