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Nenana Ice Classic: 100 Years

Nenana Ice Classic: 100 Years

The rapidly warming Arctic is already impacting Alaska, as earlier ice breakups on the Tanana River are more likely.

Despite Gains, Western Snowpack Trending Downward

Despite Gains, Western Snowpack Trending Downward

This year’s early Western spring snowpack is higher than previous years, but remains on a long-term downward trend.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Threatening to Set Record Low

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Threatening to Set Record Low

The annual maximum Arctic sea ice extent is threatening to set a record low this year.

Where’s the Ice on the Great Lakes?

Where’s the Ice on the Great Lakes?

Overall, Great Lakes ice cover is on the decline.

Maximum Great Lakes Ice Cover on Decline

Maximum Great Lakes Ice Cover on Decline

Maximum ice cover on the Great Lakes is way down this year and on a long term downward trend.

Thanksgiving Weather and Temperature Trends

Thanksgiving Weather and Temperature Trends

Thanksgiving weather is variable from year to year, but Novembers are trending warmer across the U.S.

Arctic Sea Ice Volume on Thin Ice

Arctic Sea Ice Volume on Thin Ice

Ten of the lowest annual Arctic sea ice volume minimums have been in the last 11 years.

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

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