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Dangerous Weather Outlook 2016
Special Report
Special Report

Dangerous Weather Outlook 2016

With hurricane season upon us, dig into the science of monster storms and weird weather with this collection of articles

Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather

This digital package includes two magazine issues that each contain a feature article focused on severe weather, and an entire Classics issue (24 articles) on extreme storms

Disasters Debated

Disasters Debated

Scientists grapple over the extent to which humans are making extreme weather worse

June 14, 2016 — Gayathri Vaidyanathan and ClimateWire

The Science of Monster Storms

Extreme weather events are nothing new, but they appear to be gaining strength. Scientists have risked life and limb to help us better understand—and better survive—these storms

October 21, 2014 — Jeff Masters

Instant Egghead--How Do Hurricanes Form?

Hurricane season begins in May and lasts through November, producing dozens of powerful hurricanes. In this episode of Instant Egghead, Scientific American editor Mark Fischetti explains how these massive storms get their start.

May 18, 2012