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Obama Issues Tropical Storm Forecast, Does Twitter Q&A

On a visit to the National Hurricane Center, President Obama flexed his forecasting muscles.

Report: U.S. Can Make Good on Climate Pledge — Barely

A new report says the U.S. can just make its climate goal, but more needs to be done.

Woods Placky Talks Heavy Rain with Sam Champion

Climate Central's Chief Meteorologist talks heavy rain and climate change with The Weather Channel's Sam Champion.

10 Years After Katrina, Slow Hurricane Season Expected

El Niño will likely keep hurricane activity tamped down this season, which marks 10 years since Katrina.

Across U.S., Heaviest Downpours On The Rise

Very heavy downpours are happening more frequently across most of the U.S. shows new analysis.

El Niño Could Bring Drought and Famine in West Africa

The global weather system that plays havoc with weather across the world could exacerbate region’s dry spell.

Monsoon Sets Up ‘Race Against the Clock’ in Nepal

In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, the arrival of the South Asian monsoon poses new problems.

Texas, Oklahoma Drought ‘All But Over’

Recent torrential rains have nearly wiped out the five-year drought in Texas and Oklahoma.

Washington’s ‘Wet Drought’ Gets Worse

The "wet drought" plaguing Washington has prompted a statewide emergency declaration.

El Niño Gains Momentum, Could Bring Warmest Year

El Niño seems to be gaining steam, which could help make 2015 the warmest year on record.

Is Warming Changing Boundaries of Hurricane Season?

Scientists are starting to look at how warming might change the length of the hurricane season.

The Bright Side of 13 Years of Clouds in 1 Map

Combining 13 years of global cloud data leads to one spectacular image of our planet.

Arctic Ice Melting Faster and Earlier With Dire Results

The Arctic is returning to a warm period and the trend continues to show higher temperatures.

Warming Could Bring More Downpours Like OKC’s

Downpours like those that flooded Oklahoma City should become more common in a warmer world.

U.S. Hurricane Drought ‘A Matter of Luck’

In the case of major hurricanes — a Category 3 or greater — the U.S. has been in a dry spell for 9 years.

Climate Change Will Greatly Impact Australians’ Health

A report warns extreme weather will contribute to the spread of disease and disrupt food and water supplies.

What Severe Weather Season Looks Like in 8 Seconds

Tornado season is about to kick into high gear. See what parts of the U.S. have the highest risk.

Tornadoes by State

The average number of tornadoes in each state between 2005 and 2014.

Extreme Heat and Heavy Rain Events Expected to Double

A new study says extreme heat and heavy precipitation events will double in the decades ahead.

White House: Upgrade Grid to Withstand Climate Change

White House report calls for billions of dollars in energy infrastructure modernization investments.

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Copenhagen Diagnosis Graphics informed by the Copenhagen Diagnosis, a major climate change report released on November 24, 2009.

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