April 13, 2017

Neutral conditions are expected to continue in the Pacific with chances increasing for El Nino by the fall. Our blogger fills you in on the latest developments across the Pacific.

March 22, 2017

Now that the 2016-2017 winter is over with, it's time to look back and see what happened. Did our winter outlook do well?

January 9, 2017

2016 saw 15 weather and climate disasters with losses exceeding $1 billion. How does that compares to history, and which disaster type was especially disruptive during the year?

This short cartoon video uses a simple baseball analogy (steroid use increases probability of hitting home runs) to explain how small increases in greenhouse gases can cause global temperature changes and increase the probability of extreme weather events.

April 21, 2016

In this week's Beyond the Data blog, Deke Arndt explains the climate behind this spring's prairie fires.

February 22, 2016

If you're thinking of bemoaning today's weather, comfort yourself with some history: today's the anniversary of the most severe Northeast snowstorm in the historical record. Guest blogger Mike Squires talks about how the February 22-26, 1969, snowstorm ranks head and shoulders above any other storm to hit the region since records began in 1900. 

September 24, 2015

El Niño is a global phenomenon. Guest blogger Dr. Andrew Watkins shines some light on El Niño's impact across the world in Australia.

This video explores what scientists know about how changes in global climate and increasing temperatures affect different extreme weather events.

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