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“Strong” Links of Manmade Heat, Rainfall Extremes: Study

  • Published: Mar 27th, 2012

Two new studies on how climate change influences extreme weather and climate events add valuable insight.

Heat Wave Sends Temps Soaring into Uncharted Territory

  • Published: Mar 21st, 2012

The unprecedented March heat wave has now set thousands of records from the Midwest to New England.

It’s a Broken Record of Record-Breaking Heat

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2012

The epic March heatwave obliterates more records as a cold front slowly works its way eastward.

Records Fall Across Country as Temperatures Soar

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2012

A rare weather pattern for March is allowing May-like temperatures in the East, while the West gets pounded by storms.

Record Warm Week Ahead East of the Rockies

  • Published: Mar 12th, 2012

A record warm week is ahead for much of the U.S. as highs reach the 70s all the way to the Upper Midwest and New England.

The Winter That Wasn’t Checks In at Fourth Warmest

  • Published: Mar 9th, 2012

This winter was the fourth warmest on record for the Lower 48, with well below average snow cover, NOAA said.

Snow, Deadly Tornadoes Slam Upper Midwest, Ohio Valley

  • Published: Feb 29th, 2012

A powerful storm spawned deadly tornadoes, at the same time as blizzard conditions pummeled the Upper Midwest.

Feds Approve First Nuclear Reactors Since 1970s

  • Published: Feb 9th, 2012

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved an application to build two new nuclear reactors in Georgia.