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In a weird week for weather, snow fell in some spots, while rains drenched normally dry areas.
Moisture from tropical storms will bring drought-easing rains to the plains, but only flash floods to SoCal.
Landscape changes in the warming Sierra Nevada may have major impacts on California’s economy.
California’s drought stresses the need to improve how the state & the rest of us divvy up a resource in demand.
A new study shows that climate change is increasing the odds of long-term drought in the Southwest.
Anyone can contribute to a growing database of photos that show the state of drought across the U.S.
An explanation of what a Rossby wave is and how it could be messing with U.S. weather patterns.
Drought in the West is causing the land to rise as water loss lifts a massive weight from the earth, a study shows.
A roundup of coverage on the most extensive and intense drought to hit the U.S. since at least 1956.
California has had its hottest first seven months of the year, crushing the previous record.
Heavy rains and flash floods across Southern California Sunday were a product of monsoons and dry soils.
California's already terrible drought just go worse, again. Now 58% of the state is in exceptional drought.
The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.…
Scientists say they have found a way to feed billions of people, while reducing environmental stresses.
Extreme weather dominates the top climate stories that happened this week and there's a quiz too.
The wildfires searing the Northwest Territories could be a harbinger of things to come in a warming world.
A new report shows just how costly climate- and weather-related disasters are across the globe.
January-June 2014 was the warmest first half to a year in California, helping fuel the state's drought.
Groundwater has helped farmers trying to survive the California drought, but losses are still heavy.