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Expert discusses El Niño effects, prediction strategies

June 26, 2019

In the past few months, extreme weather events have caused significant damage to communities throughout the United States.…
How trees affect the weather

June 25, 2019

Nature, said Ralph Waldo Emerson, is no spendthrift. Unfortunately, he was wrong. New research led by University of…
NASA, NOAA to Announce 2018 Global Temperatures, Climate Conditions

February 5, 2019

Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will provide the annual release of…
State of the Climate 2018 shows continued warming of climate and oceans

December 20, 2018

More frequent extreme heat events and marine heatwaves, an increase in extreme fire weather, and declining rainfall in…
Thanksgiving and Black Friday have unique electricity demand patterns

November 22, 2018

Hourly electricity usage on Thanksgiving and the following day (Black Friday) tend to have different demand patterns from…
Atmospheric scientists begin field campaign to study extreme thunderstorms in Argentina

October 31, 2018

As residents of the U.S. Midwest know, spring in the Great Plains can bring severe weather, including hail,…
Hurricane Michael caused 1.7 million electricity outages in the Southeast United States

October 26, 2018

Hurricane Michael resulted in outages for up to 1.7 million electricity customers across six states, according to situation…
New research traces the impact of weather safety training from teacher workshops to students’ homes

October 2, 2018

Does knowledge about severe weather translate into meaningful planning that helps the public protect themselves? A new study…
Climate Change Predicted to Bring More Extremes to Inland Southern California

August 29, 2018

Hot, dry weather in Southern California’s inland desert region is projected to become more extreme over the 21st…
Human influence detected in changing seasons

July 20, 2018

For the first time, scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and five other organizations have shown that…
Can plants and trees change the weather?

July 19, 2018

By this time next year, an army of towers will be keeping watch over a plot of land…
Mars dust storm may lead to new weather discoveries

June 27, 2018

Mars is experiencing an estimated 15.8-million–square-mile dust storm, roughly the size of North and South America. This storm…
Southern California’s natural gas infrastructure may face constraints this summer

June 13, 2018

Regional natural gas infrastructure issues in Southern California could affect electricity reliability this summer, according to separate studies…
Dog days of summer: UGA vet’s safety tips

May 30, 2018

For those who don’t live in the South, summertime in Georgia may bring thoughts of front porches and sweet…
Climate Change May Lead to Bigger Atmospheric Rivers

May 25, 2018

A new NASA-led study shows that climate change is likely to intensify extreme weather events known as atmospheric…
Sierra mountaintop laboratory keeps track of some of the worst weather in the country

April 20, 2018

Winds that tear weather gauges from their mountings and blizzards that bury chairlifts – this is the kind…
Snowfall patterns may provide clues to Greenland Ice Sheet

April 16, 2018

The Greenland Ice Sheet is melting, discharging hundreds of billions of tons of water into the ocean each…
Once Upon a Time in a Thunderstorm

April 11, 2018

Thunderstorms in Earth’s upper atmosphere remain something of a mystery. Scientists cannot reach them directly with instruments; they…
Ice core shows North American ice sheet’s retreat affected Antarctic weather

February 14, 2018

Researchers at the University of Washington were among the co-authors of a new study that uses ice core…
During recent cold snap, the U.S. withdrew a record amount of natural gas from storage

January 16, 2018

During the recent cold weather event that affected much of the eastern United States, more natural gas was…
Field of meteorologists’ dreams

October 26, 2017

Right now over 200 instruments are ticking around the clock across vast stretches of wheat fields and pastureland…
Sentinel-1 sees through hurricanes

October 25, 2017

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been a harsh reminder of the grief and devastation brought by these…
Long-term weather forecasting a guessing game

September 25, 2017

Famous for its weather forecasts, the Old Farmer’s Almanac has published its predictions for the coming year—but don’t believe everything…
When Disaster Strikes, NASA Brings the Power of Space

September 6, 2017

It’s an unsung NASA program that started quietly nearly a decade ago with the promise to save lives…
Wind, rain ruffle migratory birds’ breeding patterns

April 28, 2017

Wind and precipitation play a crucial role in advancing or delaying the breeding cycles of North American tree…
Tucson Region Outpaces Others in Western States for Extreme Weather

April 26, 2017

When it comes to extreme weather conditions like thunderstorms, hail and flooding, the Tucson region sees the highest…
When is it too cold to exercise outdoors?

March 10, 2017

“Why am I doing this?” That familiar refrain, uttered under one’s breath in advance of some hearty cold-weather…
Subscale Glider Could Assist in Weather Studies, Prediction

February 2, 2017

More accurate, immediate and economical information on severe weather phenomenon like hurricanes could one day be available thanks…
The weather’s not to blame for your aches and pains

January 12, 2017

New research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the…
GPM Sees Deadly Tornadic Storms Moving Through U.S. Southeast

December 1, 2016

The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite gathered rainfall data on the severe storms that impacted…
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