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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.

Significant Events for Spring 2013

Significant Events for Spring 2013

The highlights of NOAA's 2013 Spring climate summary.

Sea Level Rise and Population Impact

Sea Level Rise and Population Impact

By 2100, sea level may be as high as six-and-a-half feet above 1992 levels, putting the homes of 7.8 million Americans at risk of being flooded.

Rising Seas

Rising Seas

Global sea level rise since 1880.

Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

From Hurricane Sandy to record heat, here is our list of the top 10 extreme weather and climate events of 2012.