Dennis Mersereau · 11/10/15 05:14PM

Dr. David Atlas, one of the meteorologists who led the development of weather radar after World War II, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 91. His decades of research laid the foundation for the weather radars—and many of their benefits—we take for granted today.

Weather Radar Repairs Delayed by Rattlesnake Chillin' in the Equipment

Dennis Mersereau · 02/10/15 06:15PM

Meteorologists have to deal with sharp tongues when forecasts don't pan out, but it's not every day they have to deal with sharp teeth. The National Weather Service released a statement this afternoon announcing that repairs to a Texas weather radar were put on hold "due to complications involving a rattlesnake."

How Do You Spot a Tornado Using Weather Radar?

Dennis Mersereau · 05/05/14 10:30AM

During the recent severe storms, weather geeks were posting radar images all over social media. Since not everyone is a weather geek, one of the most common questions people asked was "what am I looking at?" Fear not — here's how you can see a tornado using weather radar.