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Coastal Flooding, High Winds Battering New England

A large ocean storm is battering the New England coast with high winds, waves, and major coastal flooding.

Storm Spares D.C., Pounds Coast With Wind, Water

The major storm spared D.C., but dumped snow in higher elevations while flooding vulnerable coastal areas.

House Votes to Increase Weather Satellite Funding

Lawmakers approved legislation that could ease a budget shortfall threatening a weather satellite program.

‘Snowquester’ Threatens To Cause Major Coastal Flooding

The "Snowquester" storm will cause a prolonged coastal flooding threat from Delaware to Massachusetts.

The Latest On The Developing March Snowstorm

A major snowstorm is gathering strength in the Midwest, and projected to wallop the Mid-Atlantic states.

Warmer Arctic with Less Ice Increases Storm Surge

Rising temperatures are shrinking Arctic sea ice and that means more and stronger storm surges.

Myriad Hazards Loom as Intense Snowstorm Moves In

An intense late-winter storm will affect millions from Chicago to the Mid-Atlantic with snow, wind, and coastal flooding.

High-Impact Snowstorm Headed For Mid-Atlantic

A major snowstorm is headed for the Mid-Atlantic states, potentially ending D.C.'s longest snow drought.

Glaciers in the Himalayas Are Retreating—But Why?

“The glaciers in much of the region show signs of shrinking, thinning and retreating,” said the study.

Remarkable Summer in Australia Is its Hottest On Record

Australia had its hottest summer on record, complete with a heat wave of unparalleled intensity, scope, and duration.

Heavy Rains, Snow Bring First Hint of Good Drought News

The severe drought ebbed in the Southeast, but water supply concerns are growing amid a dry Western winter.

Wet Times Are Masking New York’s Real Drought Risk

Study finds the past few decades have been unusually wet in New York City, masking the area's actual drought risks.

Budget Cuts May Degrade Weather, Climate Forecasting

The across-the-board spending cuts known as the "sequester" will add to delays in weather satellite programs.

Climate Change Is Cutting Humans’ Work Capacity

Climate change has reduced humanity’s ability to work by making the planet hotter and more humid.

Himalayan Farmers Coping with an Uncertain Future

Scientists say changes in climate are more evident in the Himalayan region than in most other areas of the planet.

Time Is Running Out to Avert a Third Summer of Drought

Time is running out to avert a third summer of drought in much of the High Plains, West and Southwest.

Snowstorm Headed For Heart of Drought Region

A strong storm will bring much-needed precipitation to drought-stricken areas of the West and Plains.

NASA Probes Show ‘Alarming’ Water Loss in Middle East

Parts of the Middle East are losing groundwater reserves at “an alarming rate,” according to a new analysis.

The Top 10 Hardest-Hit States for Crop Damage

A state-by-state interactive puts the impact of the 2012 U.S. drought in perspective.

Ex-IPCC Head: Prepare for 5°C Warmer World

Former chair of the IPCC says global average temperatures could reach 5°C above their pre-industrial level.