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. 

The South’s First Winter Storm Explained
Drought Continues to Plague the Southeast
6 Tips for Being Smart About Snow Forecasts
Some Parts of the U.S. Will Have a Dreary Thanksgiving
7 Advanced Facts About the GOES-R Weather Satellite Launching Today
What's Happening With Europe's Weather?
4 Times the Weather Was Frightening on Halloween
Drought Disrupts Fall Foliage
Snow May Fall on the Northeast and New England by Sunday
Another Big Storm Is Heading for the Pacific Northwest
Matthew Hits Florida, Continues Up the East Coast
Hurricane Matthew Will Slam Florida Tonight
Why Was September So Hot?
Matthew Moves Through the Bahamas and Heads for Florida on Thursday
5 Record-Breaking Extreme Weather Events in the U.S.
Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti, May Head North
Is It Possible to Have Lightning But No Thunder?
7 Facts About the Unusual Ways We Name Tropical Cyclones
Meranti Was a Super Typhoon for the Record Books
7 Things to Know About Storm Surges
What Is the 'Cone of Uncertainty'?
Tropical Storm Hermine Will Make Landfall in Florida Tonight
Hurricanes Close In on Hawaii
What's The Difference Between Scattered And Isolated Thunderstorms?
Will 'Invest 99L' Turn Into a Tropical Cyclone?
July 2016 Was the Hottest Month Ever Recorded
Why Is the Flooding in Louisiana So Bad?
What Is a True Monsoon?
Weather Channel Meteorologist Dave Schwartz Dies at Age 63
What Is the 'Spaghetti Model'?
4 Ways to Get Through a Power Outage on a Budget
Why Are Hurricanes and Typhoons More Common in the Pacific?
An Intense Heat Wave Will Blanket Much of the U.S. This Week
Incredible Deluge Floods Minnesota and Wisconsin
What's Going On in This Pilot's Spectacular Storm Photo?
SurgeFX Augments Reality in the Weather Channel's Studio
There's No Such Thing as 'the Temperature in the Shade'
How Wind Can Change the Danger Level of a Thunderstorm
Record-Breaking Heat Will Sear the Southwest Through Tuesday
The National Weather Service 2016 Hurricane Season Forecast Is Here
3 Quick Tips for Spotting Fake Weather Pictures
5 Facts About the Trickiness of Weather Forecasting
Record-Breaking Heat Sears Southern Asia
The Names of Three 2015 Hurricanes Are Being Retired
15 Billowing Facts About Clouds
La Niña Is Likely on the Way
How the Fort McMurray Blaze Grew Into a Monster Firestorm
8 Tornado Safety Tips
Why Does It Seem Like Tornadoes Target Mobile Homes?
9 Hard-Hitting Facts About Hail


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