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U.S. Coastal Water Temperature Trends

U.S. Coastal Water Temperature Trends

Atlantic buoys have warmed 2°-4°F in the last 30 years.

Category 3+ Hurricanes on the Rise in the Atlantic

Category 3+ Hurricanes on the Rise in the Atlantic

The average number of major hurricanes has increased in the Atlantic basin since the 1970s.

Atlantic Hurricane Season

Atlantic Hurricane Season

September 10 marks the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.

2016 Hurricane Season Preview

2016 Hurricane Season Preview

June 1 marks the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Warm Waters Fuel Hurricane Patricia’s Record Strength

Warm Waters Fuel Hurricane Patricia’s Record Strength

What we know about hurricanes and climate change.

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.

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.

Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season

Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season

Pacific hurricanes form off Mexico and head northwest into wide open ocean, so they don't usually do much damage to the continental U.S.