Valentine’s Day Snow Cover

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Valentine’s Day Snow Cover

  • Published: Feb 19th, 2014

Snow cover for the continental U.S. on Valentine’s Day, 2014 was light-years beyond what we saw a year ago.

January Record Extremes

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January Record Extremes

  • Published: Feb 19th, 2014

The first month of 2014 has left us a nation divided by hot vs. cold weather.

Winter Precipitation Trends

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Winter Precipitation Trends

  • Published: Jan 7th, 2014

While every region of the country has seen a rise in winter temperatures since 1970, precipitation trends paint a more varied picture.

Winter Temperature Trends

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Winter Temperature Trends

  • Published: Jan 7th, 2014

Since 1970, winters in the continental U.S. have warmed by 0.61°F per decade on average.

Fall Temperature & Rainfall Trends

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Fall Temperature & Rainfall Trends

  • Published: Oct 11th, 2013

A look at how both precipitation and temperature have changed this season since 1970.

Drought Comparison: 2012 vs. 2013

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Drought Comparison: 2012 vs. 2013

  • Published: Aug 23rd, 2013

Sixty two percent of the country was in some level of drought last August, but that number has been reduced to 45 percent this August.

2013 Tornado Drought

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2013 Tornado Drought

  • Published: May 1st, 2013

The nationwide January through April tornado count is way down, 54 percent to be exact.

The Tale of Two Marches

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The Tale of Two Marches

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2013

A look at the stark differences between March 2012 and March 2013 across the country.