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The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

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The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

As the climate changes, the number and cost of weather disasters is increasing in the U.S.

2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

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2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

There have been 15 billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S. in 2017, and the year may finish as the costliest on record.

Less Lake Ice, More Potential Lake Effect Snow

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Less Lake Ice, More Potential Lake Effect Snow

Climate change is warming the Great Lakes, meaning more lake effect snow — for now.

More Downpours in the U.S.

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More Downpours in the U.S.

The number of days with more than 3+ inches of rain is increasing in the U.S.

Climate Extremes Index

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Climate Extremes Index

Extreme weather is happening more often in a warming world, especially in the past few years.

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

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Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: What We Know

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Hurricanes and Climate Change: What We Know

Climate change affects hurricanes by energizing them in a few important ways.

These Major Weather Events Defined Summer 2017

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These Major Weather Events Defined Summer 2017

While Harvey was the most damaging weather event this summer, there were other extremes in the U.S.