A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

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A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

  • Published: May 14th, 2014

The probability of a tornado touchdown somewhere in the U.S. jumps to nearly 80 percent in May and nearly 90 percent in June.

Changing Rainfall Patterns in the U.S.

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Changing Rainfall Patterns in the U.S.

  • Published: May 8th, 2014

Since 1900, the average annual precipitation is up 5 percent for the continental U.S.

Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise

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Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise

  • Published: May 6th, 2014

Heavy downpours have increased in every region of the contiguous states since 1950.

How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought?

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How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought?

  • Published: Feb 20th, 2014

A striking look at how much precipitation the Southwest would need over the next month to end the drought.

Winter Olympics in a Warming World

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Winter Olympics in a Warming World

  • Published: Feb 19th, 2014

If global warming continues unabated, only 6 of the 19 previous host cities could host the Winter Games again by the 2080s.

2013 Record Highs vs. Record Lows

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2013 Record Highs vs. Record Lows

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2013

For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. is on track to set more record lows than record highs in 2013.

2013 Hurricane Season

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2013 Hurricane Season

  • Published: Dec 11th, 2013

This season was the least active since 1982 and the sixth-quietest since 1950.

Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

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Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

  • Published: Aug 28th, 2013

The current level of understanding makes it hard to say for certain how climate change will influence Atlantic hurricanes in the future.