Scientists can predict storms such as the one that struck the Bay Area on Sunday with some clarity when the systems are over the ocean. But once they make landfall, what happens becomes a little murkier.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday in San Francisco that it has formed a sensor network statewide that will help track storms and better predict floods.
This video, made available by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, shows the enormous amount of power unleashed by the earthquake in Japan, and the waves it sent through the Pacific.
A weather station at Washington National/Reagan Airport, one of 64 Automated Surface Observing Systems (ASOS) in the U.S. that records official temperatures for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), might not be accurate. Read More