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Sunburned in Siberia: Heat Wave Leads to Wildfires

Sunburned in Siberia: Heat Wave Leads to Wildfires

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2013

A heat wave in Siberia has led to a surge in wildfires, releasing large amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

Mid-July Heat Wave Bakes U.S. From Coast to Coast

Mid-July Heat Wave Bakes U.S. From Coast to Coast

  • Published: Jul 22nd, 2013

A heat wave baked the lower 48 for 10 days in mid-July. Just how hot did things get?

President Obama’s Climate Speech: How it Played Out

President Obama’s Climate Speech: How it Played Out

  • Published: Jun 25th, 2013

Details on President Obama's big climate speech: how it played out, and why it was so significant.

All-Time Heat Records Broken in . . . Alaska?!

All-Time Heat Records Broken in . . . Alaska?!

  • Published: Jun 18th, 2013

After a record cold spring, all-time high temperature records were broken in Alaska as a "heat dome" took control.

Tropical Storm Andrea Brings Heavy Rain to East Coast

Tropical Storm Andrea Brings Heavy Rain to East Coast

  • Published: Jun 7th, 2013

Tropical Storm Andrea is weakening, but is dumping very heavy rain from South Carolina northeastward to Maine.

NASA’s Beautiful Animation of Hurricane Sandy’s Winds

NASA’s Beautiful Animation of Hurricane Sandy’s Winds

  • Published: Jun 6th, 2013

As Andrea marches up the East Coast, NASA released a stunning animation of last year's most devastating storm.

Tropical Storm Andrea To Drench Florida, East Coast

Tropical Storm Andrea To Drench Florida, East Coast

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2013

Tropical Storm Andrea in the Gulf of Mexico threatens to spread heavy rain from Miami to Massachusetts.

Killer El Reno Tornado Was Widest Ever Recorded: NWS

Killer El Reno Tornado Was Widest Ever Recorded: NWS

  • Published: Jun 4th, 2013

The NWS determined that the El Reno, Okla., tornado was 2.6 miles wide, the widest ever recorded.