National Weather Service
Weather Forecasts Are Getting Better and Better—but They're Under Threat
Accurate weather forecasts can provide strong economic benefits to Americans and save lives—but only if weather data remains accessible.
Ventura Wildfire Forces Tens of Thousands to Evacuate Overnight
The blaze that began Monday evening burned 45,000 acres overnight, and was still out of control Tuesday morning.
Hello, El Niño: The Pacific Ocean Is Looking a Lot Like It Did in 1997
Forecasters say we have a 95 percent chance of having an El Niño event this winter, but predicting its local effects is iffier.
A Survivor of the Deadliest Tornado in U.S. History Tells Her Tale
At 70, Lela Hartman believed we would one day use technology to prevent disasters like the Tri-State Tornado she witnessed as a small child. Are we getting any closer?