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.

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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. 

May 25, 2017

NOAA's Climate Prediction Center releases its 2017 Atlantic hurricane outlook, saying odds favor an above-normal hurricane season.

May 19, 2017

Tropical storm Adrian becomes the earliest named storm on record for the eastern Pacific Ocean. 

May 10, 2017

A rare May tropical cyclone in the South Pacific impacts Vanuatu and New Caledonia.

May 4, 2017

A sprawling storm system brought severe weather, tornadoes, and flooding to parts of the United States and blizzard conditions to others.

March 22, 2017

Hot and dry conditions across the Southern Plains proved perfect for the spread of large wildfires across the prairie in March.

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