Derecho Iowa Corn Damage Imaged By Satellite

The August 10, 2020 derecho event caused an estimated 40 million acres of nearly-mature corn crop to be significantly damaged or destroyed, mainly in Iowa, but also in portions of…

What is a derecho? An atmospheric scientist explains these rare but dangerous storm systems

Russ Schumacher, Colorado State University Thunderstorms are common across North America, especially in warm weather months. About 10% of them become severe, meaning they produce hail 1 inch or greater…