June 29 - July 5

A satellite imagery loop shows the erratic weather conditions that may have trapped the elite firefighting team in Arizona. More >>
NOAA's incident meteorologists (NWS' equivalent to special forces) deploy to wildfires to prevent tragedies like the deaths from the Yarnell hill fire. More >>
Wildfire dangers are high as an historic heat wave smothers the West, smashing longstanding temperature records. More >>
America’s cattle herds will shrink – not in number, but in weight and yield – as the climate warms, according to new research. More >>
An escalating crisis caused by simultaneous flood & drought disasters threatens the Marshall Islands, a tiny Pacific nation among the most vulnerable to sea level rise. More >>
Record-setting heat and drought are the backdrop to the deadly Yarnell Hill fire that continues to rage out of control. More >>