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October 20, 2016
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Last year's strong El Niño event defied expectations that it would bust California's long-running drought. Will this year's weak La Niña bring its typical warmth and dryness to the U.S. southern tier?

October 19, 2016

Unlike the United States' extreme temperature places, which are dominated by where you sit on a map, the extreme precipitation places tend to be dominated by what features are near you. We'll explore the driest and wettest places in the United States.

Boiled Lobster Plate
October 6, 2016
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For New Englanders, the saying “as American as apple pie” may as well be “as New England as lobster,” but warming sea surface temperatures from climate change are forcing populations of the American lobster to higher latitudes than ever before—and upending fishing communities on the New England coast.


October 13, 2016

Odds are back on for the development of La Niña this fall. Our blogger discusses what happened during September to change the forecast. 

October 12, 2016
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The ozone hole didn't cause global warming, but climate and the ozone hole are related in other ways.