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Here’s How Much U.S. Summers Have Warmed Since 1970

Here’s How Much U.S. Summers Have Warmed Since 1970

  • Published: Jun 3rd, 2014

With few exceptions, summer temperatures across the U.S. have risen since 1970.

Foliage Season Under Fire from Climate Change

Foliage Season Under Fire from Climate Change

  • Published: Oct 14th, 2013

Shifting seasons due to climate change could darken foliage, costing states billions in lost revenue.

Western Drought Intensifies, Leads to Deadly Wildfires

Western Drought Intensifies, Leads to Deadly Wildfires

  • Published: Jun 14th, 2013

A Western heat wave made the drought worse this week, even as more relief came to the High Plains.

NWS Warns of Severe Weather and Possible ‘Derecho’

NWS Warns of Severe Weather and Possible ‘Derecho’

  • Published: Jun 12th, 2013

The NWS is forecasting a widespread severe weather outbreak from the Midwest to the Appalachians.

Severe Storms Bring More ‘Weather Whiplash’ to U.S.

Severe Storms Bring More ‘Weather Whiplash’ to U.S.

  • Published: Jun 3rd, 2013

Violent weather in the Plains and Midwest ranged from tornadoes, intense drought and life-threatening flooding.

Extreme Weather Events in U.S. Carry Heavy Price Tag

Extreme Weather Events in U.S. Carry Heavy Price Tag

  • Published: Jun 3rd, 2013

Frequent and intense weather events in the U.S. cited in climate studies carry a heavy price tag.

The U.S.: A Nation Divided By Drought

The U.S.: A Nation Divided By Drought

  • Published: May 17th, 2013

Drought divides the U.S. into two distinct parts. In the West, a long, hot and dry summer is ahead.

Wild Weather Swings May Be a Sign of Climate Change

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2013

Recent shifts from flood to drought and back to flood may be a sign of what's to come due in part to global warming.