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Tropical Trends - Hurricane’s and Climate Change

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Tropical Trends - Hurricane’s and Climate Change

The Power Dissipation Index for hurricanes has been on the rise since 1970, along with sea surface temperatures.

Summer Precipitation Trends

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Summer Precipitation Trends

When it comes to summertime precip., the wet are getting wetter and the dry are getting drier.

A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

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A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

The probability of a tornado touchdown somewhere in the U.S. jumps to nearly 80 percent in May and nearly 90 percent in June.

Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise

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Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise

Heavy downpours have increased in every region of the contiguous states since 1950.

2013 Hurricane Season

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2013 Hurricane Season

This season was the least active since 1982 and the sixth-quietest since 1950.

Hurricane Season

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Hurricane Season

The peak of hurricane & tropical storm activity doesn’t usually come until Sept. 10. And, on average, there tend to be significantly more storms after the peak than before it.

Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

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Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

The current level of understanding makes it hard to say for certain how climate change will influence Atlantic hurricanes in the future.

Drought Comparison: 2012 vs. 2013

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Drought Comparison: 2012 vs. 2013

Sixty two percent of the country was in some level of drought last August, but that number has been reduced to 45 percent this August.