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July 21, 2016

It might seem strange to be talking about snow cover during the heat of summer, but July 1st was “Snow New Year.”  As most people do at the start of a new year, we’re reflecting on events from the past year to understand where we have been and where we might be going.

July 13, 2016

Blogger Tony Barnston describes how the transition from ENSO-neutral toward La Niña is progressing, and explains why models have become somewhat less bullish on the certainty and strength of the La Niña.

July 8, 2016
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The state of West Virginia was designated a federal disaster area following deadly and destructive floods on June 23, 2016. Rainfall in some counties exceeded 24-hours totals that the National Weather Service described as a 1-in-a-thousand-year event.

June 13, 2016
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For some parts of the U.S., the historical probability of severe weather peaks in late spring. But where are the summer “hot spots” for severe weather?