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ClimateCenter: La Niña Update Watch Video

ClimateCenter: La Niña Update

The currents around the equator in the Pacific Ocean are cooler than average this year, which means we are experiencing the phenomenon known as La Niña. This can bring good weather conditions, or poor ones, depending on where you live and your point of view. Dr. Heidi Cullen explains.

ClimateCenter: Global Temperatures and the Hurricane Season Watch Video

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

ClimateCenter: Severe Weather of Summer 2010

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

Storm Spotting Watch Video

Storm Spotting

Dr. Jack Beven explains his work at the National Hurricane Center, where he helps issue hurricane warnings that keep people out of harms way.

Detecting Tornadoes Watch Video

Detecting Tornadoes

Doppler radar is a powerful tool for scientists to spot the formation and path of tornadoes.

Greenland: The Pilots of the 109th Airlift Wing Watch Video

Greenland: The Pilots of the 109th Airlift Wing

The Air Force National Guard is a vital part of climate research in the far north of Greenland. Dr. Heidi Cullen, with a production team from StormCenter Communications, met with the pilots of the 109th Airlift Wing to talk about what it’s like to fly in extreme weather conditions, and their dangerous job – getting people and equipment into Greenland's harsh interior and back.

Washington: Warming and Wildfires Watch Video Science Behind the Story

Washington: Warming and Wildfires

Wildfires are on the rise in the State of Washington, as they are in much of the American West—and climate change looks at least partly responsible. This report explores the connections between rising temperatures, melting snows, multiplying beetles and the increase in wildfires as well as the toll fires are taking on forests and the people who live in and around them.

Montana: Trout and Drought Watch Video Science Behind the Story

Montana: Trout and Drought

The flow of water in Montana's rivers is lifeblood for its economy, both through tourism and agriculture. Montana's recreational fishing and agricultural industries depend on cool waters flowing from melting snow high in the mountains throughout the summer. But across Montana, rising temperatures are causing a series of changes.