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Halloween Weather Extremes

Halloween weather can be highly variable depending on the year.

Heat, Then Deluge Fell a Town’s Beloved 600-Year-Old Oak

One of the oldest oak trees in the U.S. was dealt a death blow by extreme heat this summer.

Winter Drought Forecast for Much of U.S.

Winter will bring continued dry conditions in California, the Southeast and parts of the Northeast.

Hottest Months on Record Have Something in Common

The record run of planetary heat has rewritten the record books.

The World’s Poorest Most at Risk From Drought, Conflict

New research shows that drought is likely to stoke conflicts in the world's poorest countries.

September an Exclamation Point on String of Hot Months

Yet another month of planetary heat has basically ensured 2016 will be the hottest year on record.

A Decade of Coastal Flood Days

Sea level rise is causing more coastal flooding in the U.S. See how many floods have a human fingerprint in these cities.

Atlantic Coastal Flood Days

See where climate change is affecting U.S. coastal flooding the most.

The Shum Show: Spreading Like Wildfire

Wildfires take the spotlight this week on The Shum Show.

Climate Change Means a Longer U.S. Growing Season

Later frosts mean longer growing seasons for the U.S.

Frost-Free Season is Getting Longer Across U.S.

Here's where in the U.S. the frost free season is growing the fastest.

Climate Change Increasing Length of Frost-Free Season

This is how much the average frost-free season has changed since 1970.

Climate Change Behind Surge in Western Wildfires

Global warming is being blamed for 44 percent of the total area burned in Western forest fires since 1984.

The Shum Show: Speaking of Hurricanes

With Hurricane Matthew making waves in the news, you might be wondering about the connection between hurricanes and climate change.

Landmark Paris Climate Pact to Take Effect in 30 Days

A key threshold for the Paris climate pact has been surpassed, meaning it's nearly ready to take effect.

Images Show Hurricane Matthew’s Storm Surge Potential

Storm surge could be one of Hurricane Matthew's biggest hazards along the Southeast coast.

Annual Average Atlantic Hurricanes by Decade

Hurricane Matthew threatens the Southeast through this weekend.

Fewer October Nights Below 40°F

The decrease in cool nights is one feature of an overall fall warming trend.

GOES-R Will Revolutionize U.S. Weather Satellites

Weather forecasts are about to get a major upgrade next month with the launch of the GOES-R satellite.

The Shum Show: Too Much of a Good Thing

We're full of weather and climate news from the Caribbean to the East Coast this week.


Oklahoma City’s Wet Wednesday The city recorded more than 7 inches of rain in 24 hours, the third-highest single day rainfall total for any day on record.

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