Blogs States of Change

Historic March Heat Wave Sets New Milestones

  • Published: Mar 19th, 2012

From Minnesota to Massachusetts, records continue to fall in a "historic and unprecedented" March heat wave.

Heat Wave Sizzles On, Toppling More Than 2,000 Records

  • Published: Mar 17th, 2012

Longstanding records are being broken as a major March heat wave grips much of the country.

Heat Wave Across Much of U.S. Marches On

  • Published: Mar 15th, 2012

An historic March heat wave continues across much of the country, as cool and wet conditions prevail across the West.

May-like Weather in the East, While Snow Slams the West

  • Published: Mar 14th, 2012

The country is divided between rare March warmth in the East, and cool and stormy conditions in the West.

A Swing from Drought to Deluge in Texas and Nearby States

  • Published: Mar 8th, 2012

After the worst one-year drought on record, Texas has turned very wet, raising short-term flood concerns

Wacky Winter Weather May Be Global Weirding

  • Published: Mar 5th, 2012

It has been a weird wacky winter, with crazy, hot temperatures smashing hundreds of records.

Rising Temps in Northwest May Impact Hydro, California

  • Published: Mar 2nd, 2012

In the coming decades, warmer temperatures could hamstring California's hydropower source in the Pacific Northwest.

Texas Drought Eases, But It’s Too Late for Some

  • Published: Feb 24th, 2012

Recent rains in Texas have helped the drought, but there is still a long way to go before water supplies improve.