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Maps Show Quarter Million New Yorkers Reside Below Potential Storm Surge Level

Maps Show Quarter Million New Yorkers Reside Below Potential Storm Surge Level

Based on the 2010 Census and Climate Central's map analysis, climate change-related sea level rise has put more New Yorkers at risk of flooding from Hurricane Irene.

Wild Winter Weather

Wild Winter Weather

Some wild winter weather has hit parts of Central and Eastern regions of the U.S. in the past few weeks. We take a look at some of the hardest-hit regions.

A Tale of Two Coasts

A Tale of Two Coasts

Comparison of early to mid-summer conditions along the eastern seaboard vs. the West Coast.

New York: July Days Over 90 Degrees

New York: July Days Over 90 Degrees

By mid-century in New York, the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions, as more days above 90°F routinely occur.

Philadelphia: July Days Over 90 Degrees

Philadelphia: July Days Over 90 Degrees

By mid-century in Philadelphia, the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions, as more days above 90°F routinely occur.

Washington, DC: July Days Over 90 Degrees

Washington, DC: July Days Over 90 Degrees

By mid-century in Washington, DC, the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions, as more days above 90°F routinely occur.