Dennis Mersereau

Dennis is a lifelong weather geek who enjoys all types of atmospheric tantrums, from powerful thunderstorms to heavy snow. He's written for the Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang and Gawker's weather vertical, The Vane. He also teamed up with survival experts to write The Extreme Weather Survival Manual, published in October 2015. 

13 Powerful Facts About Hurricanes
What Are Microbursts?
6 Ways Humans Influence the Weather
What Is Thundersnow?
The Latest on Hurricane Irma
Hurricane Harvey Broke Multiple Weather Records
What Is the Jet Stream, and How Does It Work?
The Coolest Meteorological Term You'll Learn This Week
3 Ways We Can (Kind of) Control the Weather, and 5 Ways We Can't
6 Surprising State Weather Records
Will the Solar Eclipse Have an Impact on the Weather?
These Scientists Intentionally Fly Into Hurricanes
10 Myths About Tornadoes Debunked
Your Storm Forecast Is Going to Get More Precise
Why the Weather on the Great Plains Is So Extreme
5 Weird But Real Weather Events
9 Powerful Facts About Derechos
How Does a Sea Breeze Form?
11 Booming Facts About Thunderstorms
Tropical Storm Cindy Could Cause Major Flooding Across the Southeast This Week
Is the Heat Index Real?
What is the UV Index (and Why Should I Care About It)?
What's the Difference Between Weather and Climate?
8 Facts About the Biggest Tornadoes on Earth
Why Is the Southeast So Humid?
What Is the Dew Point, and How Does It Relate to Humidity?
Why Is the Pacific Northwest So Rainy?
Tornado Casualties Could Triple by the End of the Century
We Have a Week of Wild Weather Ahead of Us
Does the Thunderstorm "Bubble" Really Exist?
Most of the U.S. Is Experiencing Record-Low Drought Levels
6 Things to Know Now That Hurricane Season Has Started
How a Pinwheeling Weather System Brought Floods and Tornadoes to the Heartland
4 Reliable Ways to Get Severe Weather Warnings—and 1 Unreliable One
Cyclone Debbie Made Landfall in Australia
Storms Head Across the U.S. This Week
A Massive Snowstorm Is Heading to the Northeast
What Is an 'Atmospheric River'?
8 Climatic Facts About Our Abnormally Warm Winter
Severe Thunderstorms Head to Midwest, South, and Northeast
Heavy Rain Heads for California—and the Oroville Dam
Look Out! Heavy Snow and Strong Winds Are Heading to the Northeast
7 Wintery Facts About Ice, Freezing Rain, and Sleet
Is California's Drought Finally Ending?
4 Reasons Why the Weather Forecast Is Better Than Ever
Get Your Shovel: A Big Storm Will Stun the Southeast Tonight
5 Record-Breaking Weather Facts of 2016
4 Ways to Become a Weather Forecaster From Your Backyard
6 Notable Facts About the 2016 Hurricane Season
The South’s First Winter Storm Explained
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