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Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise: Advancing Waters

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

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

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

More U.S. Downpours

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

Winter Storm Intensity

Winter Storm Intensity

Mid-latitude winter storms have increased in both intensity and frequency nationally since 1950.

Winter Storm Frequency

Winter Storm Frequency

Mid-latitude winter storms have increased in both intensity and frequency nationally since 1950.

Cold Nights on the Decline

Cold Nights on the Decline

Take a look at how cold nights have been trending for various cities across the U.S.

Atlantic Hurricane Season

Atlantic 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.