Map of AK showing drought status as of October 9, 2018
October 15, 2018

Drought, warmth, and a towering ridge of high pressure make an unusual start to fall in Alaska.

October 9, 2018

The 2017-2018 water year came to a dry end in California at the end of September, a year after wet conditions alleviated drought. 

August 30, 2018

Hot, dry conditions turned northern Europe brown during the summer of 2018.

July 27, 2018

Strong winds whipped wildfires into a frenzy near Athens, Greece, during the end of July, leading to one of the worst wildfire tragedies in the country's history.

June 29, 2018

Capetonians will have tap water until sometime in 2019, thanks to a combination of water conservation and weather.

June 18, 2018

Exceptional drought in preceding months primed southern Colorado forests for wildfire in mid-June 2018.

May 4, 2018

There were no reported tornados in Oklahoma during the first four months of the year, a new record.

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