2020 Sets Record With 22 Separate Billion-Dollar Climate, Weather Disasters in U.S.An astonishing 22 separate weather and climate disasters costing over $1 billion each occurred in the U.S. in 2020. Western wildfires accounted for a total of $16.5 billion in damage.
Bay Area Scientists Study Rare 'Pyrocumulonimbus' Clouds Fueling Australia WildfiresBay Area scientists are studying a never-before-seen phenomenon fueling the wildfires burning in Australia that may be a manifestation of climate change .
San Jose State Researcher Heads Toward Raging Flames Hoping To Soon Predict Fire BehaviorAs thousands evacuated Sonoma County over the weekend as the Kincade Fire grew in size, one Bay Area researcher headed toward the massive flames.
What's Up With All the Late-May Rain? Atmospheric Science Suggests AnswersFor anyone fascinated with Bay Area weather, this has been a week to question basic assumptions. KPIX meteorologist Darren Peck explores the science of West Coast weather.
Researchers Launch Balloons to Study 'Atmospheric River'Researchers are eager to better understand Northern California's Atmospheric River storm, which is bringing flood warnings to the area.
Scientific Snowflake Roundup Reveals Climate SecretsResearchers at Columbia University are studying details about how snowflakes fall and how they evolve once they settle on the ground. The data could be used to provide clues to the changing climate.
'Citizen Scientists' Use Drones To Map Impact Of El Niño On California CoastIn California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face.
Roberta Shares Why And How A Hurricane Gets NamedBy naming Tropical Storms (which many times become hurricanes) it really does help the Weather Forecaster communicate better with the public when describing a storm
Will Northern California's Soggy 'Storm Of The Decade' Get A Name? Not LikelyJust how wintry does a winter storm need to be before the Weather Channel will give it a name? Hint: there should be plenty of white stuff.