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

A stagnant weather pattern and plenty of hot air were the necessary ingredients for a record-breaking heat wave in Europe.

Meteorologist Tom Di Liberto explains how an unusual wind pattern and a late monsoon contributed to India's deadly May 2015 heatwave.

AgroClimate.org is an open-source suite of tools and resources tailored to farmers and ranchers in the southeastern United States.

On August 25, 2011, Dr. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University’s Extension Climatologist, tweeted to Iowa corn farmers: “Weather based statistics indicate a US corn yield of 149BPA, the prime factor this year is the Aridity Index.” Taylor uses NOAA climate information and seasonal outlooks to help thousands of the region’s farmers manage risk. Nearly 5,000 followers look to his Twitter feed for guidance.

Jeanine Jones, Interstate Resources Manager for the California Department of Water Resources, talks about the state's ongoing drought conditions and planning for California's water future.

 

Climate change is a global phenomenon, affecting weather events around the world.

The WestMap climate analysis and mapping toolbox is an interactive, web-based tool that helps users see the climate conditions that underlie droughts, storms, floods, and changes in streamflow.

The U.S. Drought Portal offers access to maps, data, and expert assessments through easy-to-use tools designed to help decision makers monitor, plan for, and recover from water shortages.

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