Weather Extremes Widespread over Memorial Day Holiday

  • Published: May 29th, 2012

From record heat to a powerful tropical storm, Memorial Day Weekend will long be remembered for its extreme weather.

Southwest Wildfires Expand; Dangerous Weekend Ahead

  • Published: May 25th, 2012

Fanned by strong winds, two wildfires in New Mexico merged and tripled in size this week in the Gila National Forest.

Western U.S. Faces ‘Extreme’ Wildfire Risk Now and Later

  • Published: May 23rd, 2012

Wildfire season is off to a fast start in the Southwest, and dry summer anticipated may bring above average fire activity.

Florida Left High and Dry and More Prone to Wildfires

  • Published: Apr 13th, 2012

So far this year, nearly 1,400 wildfires have burned in Florida, thanks to ideal burning conditions from the long-term drought.

Top 10 Hardest Hit States of 2011

Top 10 Hardest Hit States of 2011

  • Published: Dec 16th, 2011

A look at which states were hit hardest by extreme climate and weather events in 2011.

New York Times Publishes a Searing Drought Story, But Completely Misses the Climate Change Angle

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2011

A New York Times story on the intense drought in the Southern US fails to mention any possible climate change role, instead blaming La Nina.