September 7, 2017

Multiple wildfires burned across the western United States in early September 2017, sending smoke drifting across the country.

[Photo] Family surveys storm damage
August 15, 2017

Using lessons from past hurricanes, a Massachusetts town safeguards its water supply and prepares its residents for a future that includes more intense weather.

August 11, 2017

Hurricane Franklin became the first hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season at the same time that NOAA's Climate Prediction Center issued its updated 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook.

July 20, 2017

Heavy summer monsoon thunderstorms caused deadly flash floods in Arizona.

July 17, 2017

Heat waves bring some level of discomfort to nearly everyone. When excessive heat catches vulnerable populations off guard, that discomfort can advance to illness and even death. Public health officials in Minnesota are working to protect people in both rural and urban settings.

July 13, 2017

An early summer heat wave in Europe broke records and helped spur wildfires across the region.

June 28, 2017

Scorching heat impacted the western United States during the middle of June with record-breaking heat occurring from Arizona to the Pacific Northwest.

June 9, 2017

In late May, cyclone Mora made landfall across Bangladesh, a country vulnerable to cyclones and sea level rise.

photo of libby barnes standing at her desk, with two computer monitors showing weather maps and drawings
May 31, 2017

Between the weekly forecast and a seasonal outlook—and often less accurate than both—sit “sub-seasonal” weather predictions. In this profile, atmospheric scientist Libby Barnes talks about her work leading a NOAA task force whose members are trying to overcome the special challenges of forecasting over the 2-week to 2-month horizon. 

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