December 31, 2015

With this year's ongoing El Niño event, parts of East Africa may be ripe for a potential outbreak of Rift Valley Fever. See how government agencies are using climate data to help predict, and hopefully prevent, an outbreak of this deadly mosquito-borne virus that affects both people and valuable livestock.

November 12, 2015

Coastal erosion has repeatedly damaged surfside bike paths and parking lots near Ventura, California. It took local groups with varying viewpoints more than a decade to agree upon a strategy, but the first phase of their solution is now complete.

October 22, 2015

Above-average rainfall this past spring in Morton, Illinois, the so-called “pumpkin capital of the world,” is to blame for a pumpkin shortage this fall. 

October 21, 2015

Torrential rains, flash floods and mudslides in southern California were the result of the itinerate journey of an upper-level low pressure system.

October 9, 2015

Rainfall was measured by the foot in South Carolina in an event that statistically would happen, on average, once every thousand years.

September 3, 2015

While the Atlantic hurricane season has been generally below-average, that doesn't mean it can't have a rare event.

September 3, 2015

An over-active hurricane season in the central/eastern Pacific Ocean went into overdrive as three major hurricanes occurred at the same time.

August 14, 2015

Think 115°F is uncomfortably hot? Imagine it being incredibly humid as well. 

July 28, 2015

Dangerous flooding amidst a record drought? Just call it another week in California.

July 24, 2015

Hot and dry are the perfect ingredients for wildfires, and the recipe was on the menu across western North America in 2015.

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