Woman Upset Over This Motherfucker Flooding Allowed to Tell Her Story

A short clip from a local television news station in Memphis went viral yesterday after a visibly upset woman shouted into the microphone that this was the fifth time "this motherfucker" has flooded. Later that afternoon, that same station allowed her more airtime to tell her full story. » 9/12/14 8:00am Friday 8:00am

Woman Interrupts Reporter to Complain About This Motherfucker Flooding

The Memphis area is under a flash flood emergency this morning as storms have produced five to seven inches of rain in a short period of time. A homeowner impacted by the flooding interrupted a reporter on live television to tell her just how many times this motherfucker has flooded. » 9/11/14 11:32am Thursday 11:32am

Wunderground Uses Fox News Graphing Technique to Boast Forecast Skills

Weather Underground (or "Wunderground") recently launched a campaign to tout their top-of-the-heap forecast accuracy compared other private weather companies. And in classic marketing form, they distorted the hell out of the graph to drive home their point. » 9/10/14 1:11pm Wednesday 1:11pm

This "Stupid Motorist Law" Makes Drivers Pay for Their Flood Rescues

As dependable as the sunrise, every flash flood disaster produces photos of people who drive into floods only to get stuck and need to be rescued by emergency crews. Arizona actually has a law in place that charges these less-than-bright drivers for the full cost of their rescue, plus a hefty penalty. » 9/08/14 3:59pm 9/08/14 3:59pm

Explaining This Week's Geeky Buzzword: "Precipitable Water"

Going from drought to deluge, the southwestern United States is being inundated by flooding rainfall yet again today. One of the terms meteorologists are batting around to describe this record-setting pool of atmospheric moisture has people confused, but it's actually pretty easy to understand. » 9/08/14 12:27pm 9/08/14 12:27pm

Record-Shattering Snow This Winter? Take It With a Grain of Rock Salt

We're going to have the snowiest winter in recorded history this year! If you believe this, chances are you recently read a terrible knockoff of The Onion. The junk site in question wrote about predictions of "record-shattering snowfall" this winter, and it's a bunch of malarkey. » 9/08/14 8:00am 9/08/14 8:00am

Here Are Four Months of Storms Condensed into a Two Minute Video

We often see animated satellite images of storms over the Atlantic that show us 12- or 24-hour loops, but how about a satellite loop that lasts 2,150 hours? An ambitious YouTuber created this awesome time lapse video showing four months of storms over the western Pacific in just two minutes. » 8/31/14 12:45pm 8/31/14 12:45pm

Dangerous Severe Weather Outbreak Possible in the Midwest on Sunday

After a long period without any severe weather, the atmosphere appears primed for a potentially dangerous severe weather outbreak tomorrow across areas from Kansas to Minnesota. Some areas could see tornadoes, baseball-size hail, and winds in excess of 75 MPH. » 8/30/14 3:17pm 8/30/14 3:17pm

Female Meteorologist Smacks Down Sexist Jerk on Facebook

Female meteorologists, much like women in every other profession and walk of life, have to put up with a lot of crap from sexist men who think they can do or say whatever they please without repercussions. One guy who got lippy with ABC News meteorologist Ginger Zee this morning got what he deserved. » 8/29/14 1:12pm 8/29/14 1:12pm