February 14, 2017

Heavy rains in the first part of February 2017 raised water levels in California's Oroville Reservoir past capacity, and erosion of the spillways led to evacuations for communities below the dam.

February 10, 2017

January 2017 saw hot summertime temperatures dominate across eastern Australia.

January 30, 2017

Tremendous rain and snow batter California during the month of January.

January 23, 2017

New research links warm ocean conditions in the North Pacific to the elevated levels of a natural toxin in shellfish along the U.S. West Coast.

January 11, 2017

Lake effect snows like the events that buried parts of Michigan and New York in mid-December might actually become more common as the U.S. climate warms, at least for a while. This post explains the paradox.

December 29, 2016

As cold air filtered into the United States over the Great Lakes, the lake effect snow machine turned on burying nearby locations.

November 30, 2016

While the U.S. was observing Thanksgiving last week, Costa Rica was facing the first landfalling hurricane on record for the Central American country.

October 28, 2016

While not as bad as initially feared, a strong low pressure system brought gusty winds and rain to the Pacific Northwest in mid-October 2016.

October 18, 2016

Hurricane Matthew tore a path through the Caribbean and southeastern United States leaving behind a trail of destruction. 

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