December 1, 2016

Providing more timely and accurate information over the western hemisphere, total lightning mapping, and higher resolution images streaming down from space more often, the new GOES satellite marks the first major redesign of the nation’s operational Earth-observing technology in more than 20 years. 

Boiled Lobster Plate
October 6, 2016

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.

 

September 29, 2016

Using the June floods in West Virginia as an example, the Climate Prediction Center's Tom Di Liberto explains how meterologists are like paleontologists turning the bones of an incomplete skeleton into a complete picture of a dinosaur.

July 29, 2016

Extreme heat in Kuwait last week might have set a new high temperature record for Asia and the Eastern Hemisphere. How do climate experts verify such records?

June 30, 2016

If you had to pick your Fourth of July picnic location based solely on past weather, where does the climate record say you'll have the least chance of rain? Our interactive map shows historic odds of rain on your parade.

April 28, 2016

Every summer, Greenland's ice sheet melts when temperatures warm up. This year, however, saw the start of the ice melt season begin in April, much earlier than normal. 

April 25, 2016

If we built a rollercoaster that matched the shape of a graph of Earth's temperature history since the end of the last ice age, the track up the latest hill would be nearly vertical.

March 22, 2016

The Climate Resilience Toolkit's Water Resources Dashboard is a one-stop website for data and information on drought, flooding, precipitation, climate, and other water-related risks and opportunities.

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