June 11, 2018

The first named storms of the Atlantic and eastern Pacific Ocean hurricane seasons formed during the end of May and beginning of June.

February 15, 2018

Much of the southwestern United States has seen below-average amounts of snow fall so far during Winter. While currently impacting ski resorts across the region, the lack of snow could bring even greater problems to water resources later this year.

October 19, 2017

Forecasts say a La Niña climate event is likely to occur in the tropical Pacific during winter 2017-18. How will this "upstream" event affect U.S. temperature, precipitation, and drought? 

March 10, 2017

Warm ocean temperatures off the coast of Peru helped to create flooding rains across the country in late winter 2017.

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 17, 2017

2016 was the third year in a row that global average surface temperature set a new record, and the fifth time the record has been broken since the start of the twenty-first century. This animation shows the yearly history of Earth's temperature since the modern record began in 1880.

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