By getting the public to join their modeling efforts, researchers hope to overcome future climate and weather uncertainty.
A strong La Niña event may give some ski areas, particularly in the Pacific Northwest, bonus snowfall this year.
A new report details just how the cooling now underway in the Pacific is going to make for strange weather this winter.
The Atlantic hurricane season is not quite over yet, but it has already set many new milestones.
Heavy rains shattered records at the end of September, and climate research shows such extreme precipitation events are becoming more common.
CLIMATE CENTRAL - The Atlantic Hurricane season is running above average in the number of storms, but the US has been spared a direct hit so far.
CLIMATE CENTRAL - After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans lost many experts who could have helped the city recover from the storm. Five years later, has the "brain drain" been plugged?
CLIMATE CENTRAL - After the second warmest July on record, 2010 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on the books.