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Rain, Storm Surge Combine to Put U.S. Coasts at Risk

Compound flooding, when heavy rains and storm surge combine, is an increasing risk for U.S. coasts.

GAO Report Sees Climate Risks to Army Corps Projects

The GAO says many Army Corps projects are highly vulnerable to extreme weather.

Stagnant Summer Days on the Rise in U.S.

Summer days with stagnant air are on the rise in the U.S., which can mean more days with bad air quality.

How This El Niño Is And Isn’t Like 1997

While the current El Nino could rival that of 1997, that doesn't mean the U.S. impacts will be the same.

Heavier Rains Mean More Toxic Blooms for Lake Erie

Warming is expected to bring heavier rains, which could mean more toxic algae blooms for Lake Erie.

Warming Waters Fueled Intense Russian Rainstorm

Warming Black Sea waters fueled an intense rainfall event in Krymsk, Russia in 2012.

Warming Doubles Chances of European Heat Wave

Global warming has upped the odds of intense heat waves like the one that struck Europe in June and July.

Japan’s New Satellite Tracks Typhoons, Imitates Art

Japan's Himawari-8 satellite came online just in time to track the tropical fireworks in the western Pacific.

El Niño Helps Boost Pacific Storm Season

El Niño is giving a boost to Pacific tropical cyclones and looks to strengthen in the coming months.

Record Warmth Continues to Bake U.S. West

The temperatures for June are in and five Western states saw their warmest June ever.

Two Maps Show Greenland’s Sudden Melt Season Onset

Greenland's melt season started slow but is suddenly speeding up due to warm weather and dark ice.

Soaring Temps in Pacific Northwest Shattered Records

An intense heat wave shattered temperature records in the Pacific Northwest, exacerbating the drought.

Kenward Talks Alaskan Wildfires With Jim Cantore

Climate Central's Alyson Kenward dropped in on The Weather Channel to discuss Alaska's wildfires.

Extreme Temperatures Linked to Changing Air Patterns

Changes in the motions of the atmosphere helped cause heat waves and cold snaps in certain regions.

Alaska Entering New Era for Wildfires

Alaska, the great northern frontier of America, is being reshaped by climate change.

Study Suggests Key Role for Warming in Extreme Weather

Researchers advocate a new approach to searching for the fingerprints of warming in extreme weather.

U.S. Weather in 16 Prize-Winning Images

The Smoky Mountains and a stormy night sky were among the images NOAA singled out as the best.

Twitter Could Shape Flood Disaster Response

A novel project has researchers turning tweets into flood maps that will help disaster responders.

What Bill’s Downpours Tell Us About Texas’ Future

Heavier downpours like those expected from Tropical Storm Bill are likely to increase in a warmer future.

El Niño Forecast Brings Calif. Hope for Drought Relief

El Niño is showing signs of strengthening, raising hopes of a wet winter in drought-stricken California.

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Like Ice Melting in a Glass An interactive analogy showing just how fast Arctic sea ice has been thinning

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