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Extreme Weather 101: Heat Spikes On the Rise Watch Video

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Extreme Weather 101: Heat Spikes On the Rise

In our Extreme Weather 101 video, scientists explain how heat spikes are likely to become more common.

Tell Me Why: The Climate Extremes Index Matters Watch Video

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Tell Me Why: The Climate Extremes Index Matters

Climate scientist Deke Arndt explains the Climate Extremes Index and the critical information it contains.

March 2012 Becomes Warmest on Record Watch Video

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March 2012 Becomes Warmest on Record

This NOAA animation shows the locations of each of the 7,793 daytime and 7,493 nighttime records (or tied records) in sequence over the 31 days in March.

Adapting to New Normals: The Heat’s On Watch Video

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Adapting to New Normals: The Heat’s On

As Dr. Heidi Cullen reports, the suffocating heat comes on the heels of the government's release of the new climate "normals". Every 10 years, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calculate the 30-year averages for temperature and precipitation from thousands of U.S. locations.

ClimateCenter: Summer Forecast 2011 Watch Video

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ClimateCenter: Summer Forecast 2011

This year's Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be busier than usual and the 2011 summer forecast calls for some extreme weather. Heidi Cullen makes the climate connection.

Wildfires Out West Watch Video Science Behind the Story

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Wildfires Out West

In different parts of the American West, climate influences wildfires in unexpected ways.

ClimateCenter: Global Temperatures and the Hurricane Season Watch Video

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ClimateCenter: Global Temperatures and the Hurricane Season

Dr. Heidi Cullen has a look behind the numbers of the just-released NOAA temperature analysis, and reports on the 2010 hurricane season as it passes the midway mark.

ClimateCenter: Severe Weather of Summer 2010 Watch Video

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ClimateCenter: Severe Weather of Summer 2010

Take a look at the summer of 2010, with record breaking heat and severe weather.