March 1, 2017

A strong storm system named Doris brought hurricane-force wind gusts to parts of England.

February 14, 2017

Heavy rains in the first part of February 2017 raised water levels in California's Oroville Reservoir past capacity, and erosion of the spillways led to evacuations for communities below the dam.

January 30, 2017

Tremendous rain and snow batter California during the month of January.

January 11, 2017

Lake effect snows like the events that buried parts of Michigan and New York in mid-December might actually become more common as the U.S. climate warms, at least for a while. This post explains the paradox.

December 29, 2016

As cold air filtered into the United States over the Great Lakes, the lake effect snow machine turned on burying nearby locations.

October 28, 2016

While not as bad as initially feared, a strong low pressure system brought gusty winds and rain to the Pacific Northwest in mid-October 2016.

October 18, 2016

Hurricane Matthew tore a path through the Caribbean and southeastern United States leaving behind a trail of destruction. 

September 29, 2016

Using the June floods in West Virginia as an example, the Climate Prediction Center's Tom Di Liberto explains how meterologists are like paleontologists turning the bones of an incomplete skeleton into a complete picture of a dinosaur.

September 7, 2016

Three days of heavy rains devastated Louisiana in mid-August 2016. NOAA models find that warming due to greenhouse gases has made an event like that at least 40% more likely and 10% more intense.

August 19, 2016

A slow-moving storm system caused more than two feet of rain in southern Louisiana in mid-August and led to widespread catastrophic flooding.

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