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Climate Change and Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

Climate Change and Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

Here’s how climate change may affect rapidly intensifying hurricanes.

Heavy Rainfall Trends Across the U.S.

Heavy Rainfall Trends Across the U.S.

The number of days with heavy precipitation is increasing in most locations in the U.S.

Western Snowpack Trends

Western Snowpack Trends

Western spring snowpack has been below normal six of the past seven years, meaning less water during the traditionally dry summer months.

Lake Effect Snow Season is Shifting and Contracting

Lake Effect Snow Season is Shifting and Contracting

Watch how lake effect snow is expected to change in the coming decades.

Less Lake Ice, More Potential Lake Effect Snow

Less Lake Ice, More Potential Lake Effect Snow

Climate change is warming the Great Lakes, meaning more lake effect snow — for now.

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: What We Know

Hurricanes and Climate Change: What We Know

Climate change affects hurricanes by energizing them in a few important ways.

Algae Blooms and Climate Change

Algae Blooms and Climate Change

Climate change could be playing a role in algae blooms around the world.