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Chapter Spotlight

AMS Staff | News Item | Nov 28, 2022

Hurricanes: An Eye on the Future

AMS Staff | Video Share | Nov 22, 2022

2022 Weather Band Photo Contest: Winners Announced

AMS Staff | News Item | Nov 17, 2022

Subtracting Storms

AMS Staff | News Item | Nov 15, 2022

Maestro Spotlight


Bob Henson

Bob Henson is a meteorologist and journalist based in Boulder, Colorado.

How Blue Can A Blue Norther Be?

Temperature swings can be subtle, stunning, or somewhere in between, depending in large part on what you’re used to. In a moist tropical climate, like the one that prevails over much of Hawai’i, the typical difference between nighttime lows and afternoon highs may be less than 20°F.


Becoming a Weather Information "Power User"

AMS Staff | Video Share | Nov 14, 2022

Explore how Penn State’s online Weather Forecasting Certificate program can turn weather enthusiasts and those who work in weather-related careers into weather information power users to enhance their hobbies or careers.

Children's Author Panel Webinar

AMS Staff | Video Share | Nov 11, 2022

Professional meteorologists who have written children's books about weather discuss the subject matter of each author's books, their motivation for writing their books, and the reactions they've received. The panelists also share previews of pages from their books.

The Beginning of an Era

AMS Staff | News Item | Nov 6, 2022

1954 — The year that the new Anthropocene era started, defined by industrialization and changes in energy usage and the global population and economy, according to a recent study that analyzed radioactive materials taken from the Pacific Ocean.

How Time Flies...10 years since Superstorm Sandy

AMS Staff | Video Share | Oct 27, 2022

In this webinar, a panel of distinguished guests discuss Superstorm Sandy's legacy, its lasting impacts, and the lessons we have learned from that remarkable storm. 

Rocketing Temperatures

AMS Staff | News Item | Oct 21, 2022

The projected annual temperature increase in the stratosphere with a continued upsurge in kerosene-fueled rocket launches is 1.4°F, according to a new study in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.


AMS Staff | News Item | Oct 21, 2022

Violeta Yas, meteorologist for NBC New York at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, on her path toward her current career.

Winter Weather: Forecasting Snow and the Challenges That Come With It

AMS Staff | Video Share | Dec 2, 2022

Millersville University Weather Information Center (WIC) Director Kyle Elliott shows how to recognize and analyze the large-scale weather patterns that are favorable for winter storm formation.

They Have the An(t)swers on Snow Depth


AMS Staff | News Item | Oct 17, 2022

Inspired by the movement of ants within a colony, Hu took a novel approach to the limitations of using lidar for measuring snow depth.

Following Foliage Webinar

AMS Staff | Webinar | Oct 5, 2022

Fall’s colorful splendor captures the hearts and minds of millions across the U.S. every year. Understanding why the intensity and timing of this color varies from year to year is critical for interests in meteorology, tourism, and TV. 

Breaking News Webinar: Tropical Weather

AMS Staff | Video Share | Sep 27, 2022

Dr. Kim Wood speaks on the latest developments of Tropical Depression 9, now Hurricane Ian, on 26 September, 2022. Moderated by Chris Vagasky, this webinar discusses the current state of the tropical system, the latest forecast, potential impacts, and more. 

The Psychology of Disaster

AMS Staff | Video Share | Sep 16, 2022

In this webinar, Jolie Wills and Susan Jasko discuss challenges for those hit by disasters. 

Clear Skies Ahead: Alyssa Bates


AMS Staff | News Item | Sep 13, 2022

ALYSSA BATES is the research associate at the Cooperative Institute for Severe and High-Impact Weather Research and Operations.

More Than A Scientist: Justin Pullin

AMS Staff | News Item | Sep 9, 2022

Meet Justin Pullin: deputy chief of staff, NWS; and chair on AMS board for early career professionals. 

Science Convergence in an Inclusive and Diverse World

AMS Staff | News Item | Sep 7, 2022

William Hooke shares his thoughts on convergence research.

Hurricane Harvey at Five: We still have a long way to go

Matt Lanza | News Item | Aug 29, 2022

Meet the AMS Weather Band Maestros

AMS Staff | News Item | Aug 25, 2022

Meet the AMS Weather Band Maestros and learn about their expertise. 

Fly Over the Dye

AMS Staff | News Item | Aug 22, 2022

The movement of coastal waters is difficult to track over space and time because of the spatial complexities and variable nature of coastal ecosystems and the difficulty of monitoring water flows over a large area.

Inside the NOAA/NWS Storm Prediction Center

AMS Staff | Video Share | Aug 19, 2022

Bill Bunting takes Weather Band members along as he describes the day-to-day operations of the Storm Prediction Center as it fulfills its mission of protecting life and property from severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and critical fire weather conditions.

Take Me Out to the Floating Ballpark

AMS Staff | News Item | Aug 15, 2022

Sites that once appeared to be great places to build a ballpark are now expected to be underwater.”