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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.

Wildfire Alert Heightened as Blazes Char Western U.S.

Wildfire Alert Heightened as Blazes Char Western U.S.

  • Published: Aug 20th, 2013

Firefighting resources are being stretched to the limit as more than three-dozen wildfires burn across the West.

Warming Causing Rockies, Everest to Lose Ice and Snow

Warming Causing Rockies, Everest to Lose Ice and Snow

  • Published: May 20th, 2013

The Rocky Mountains have lost significant amounts of their snow cover since 1980.

Spring Blizzard to Dump Heavy Snow, Spark Severe Storms

  • Published: Apr 8th, 2013

An April blizzard is forecast to dump more than a foot of snow in some areas, while igniting severe thunderstorms.

Another Summer of Drought Looms for Texas and West

  • Published: Apr 4th, 2013

Texas, the Southwest, and California are likely to see another summer of drought, this time with greater water woes.

Heavy Rains, Snow Bring First Hint of Good Drought News

  • Published: Feb 28th, 2013

The severe drought ebbed in the Southeast, but water supply concerns are growing amid a dry Western winter.

Time Is Running Out to Avert a Third Summer of Drought

  • Published: Feb 21st, 2013

Time is running out to avert a third summer of drought in much of the High Plains, West and Southwest.

Snowstorm Headed For Heart of Drought Region

  • Published: Feb 19th, 2013

A strong storm will bring much-needed precipitation to drought-stricken areas of the West and Plains.