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10-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

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10-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina became one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.

Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise: Advancing Waters

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Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise: Advancing Waters

As the climate warms, rising sea levels will mean more damage from hurricane storm surge.

Oklahoma City’s Wet Wednesday

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Oklahoma City’s Wet Wednesday

The city recorded more than 7 inches of rain in 24 hours, the third-highest single day rainfall total for any day since record-keeping began in 1891.

Extreme Weather Trends: What We Know

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Extreme Weather Trends: What We Know

What scientists know well, and what's left to learn, about extreme weather and climate change.

More U.S. Downpours

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More U.S. Downpours

Nationwide, the number of days with the most intense precipitation continues to climb.

Changing Rainfall Patterns in the U.S.

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Changing Rainfall Patterns in the U.S.

Since 1900, the average annual precipitation is up 5 percent for the continental U.S.

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.

Significant Events for Spring 2013

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Significant Events for Spring 2013

The highlights of NOAA's 2013 Spring climate summary.