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. 

Few People Die From Lightning Strikes These Days. Why?
10 Damaging Facts About the Fujita Scale
Hot Days and Cool Nights Can Trigger Rockfalls
Pacific Ocean Warming Can Predict East Coast Heat Waves 50 Days in Advance
How Does Weather Radar Work?
5 Severe Weather Terms to Know as Spring Storms Near
What Is the Snow-to-Liquid Ratio?
Why Did We Just Have a Spring-Like Tornado Outbreak?
How the Wind Chill Makes Cold Days Even Worse
A Brutal Cold Snap Is Freezing Much of the U.S. This Weekend
What Is El Niño, and Why Does It Have Such a Big Impact?
Why is it Controversial to Name Winter Storms?
How the Historic East Coast Blizzard Came to Life
Snowpocalypse 2016 Has Begun
A Huge Snowstorm Will Soon Slam the East Coast
Why Are Nor'easters So Hard to Forecast?
We Just Had the First January Hurricane in the Atlantic Since 1954
15 Facts About 'The Year Without a Summer'
7 Common Causes of Death During Winter Storms (and How to Prevent Them)
The North Pole Warm-Up Explained
5 Beautiful Weather Events to Look for on Your Winter Break
The Festivus Forecast Calls for Severe Weather
Where's All the Snow That's Supposed to Be in Buffalo?
Seattle Just Had Its Darkest Day in Nine Years
How to Pick the Right Weather App, Website, or Software for You


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