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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.

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

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Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.

Spring Precipitation Trends

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Spring Precipitation Trends

Average precipitation during meteorological spring hasn't changed much since 1970. But regional patterns tell a different story.

California Drought Intensifies

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California Drought Intensifies

The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.

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.

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.

Spring Snow Cover

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Spring Snow Cover

While this has been a snowy winter, the past 50 years have shown a trend of less overall spring snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere.

How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought?

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How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought?

A striking look at how much precipitation the Southwest would need over the next month to end the drought.