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.

July 28, 2015

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

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May 26, 2015

Community groups are working to establish a connected ring of conservation land around St. Louis, Missouri. They're also incorporating economic data with flood models to help them target areas that will also provide flood protection.

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May 20, 2015

A record-setting day of rain in Oklahoma City caused widespread flooding in early May 2015. How rare was the event?

April 16, 2015

What happens when years' worth of rain falls in the Atacama Desert in one day? Tremendous flash flooding. 

February 12, 2015

Deadly flooding has replaced the dry start to the 2014-2015 southern Africa monsoon, and the wet season has several months left go.

February 11, 2015

Millions of people in southern Africa depend on monsoon rains that begin around November and last until March or April. If the monsoon is erratic, millions of people can suffer. So far in 2014-2015, the monsoon in southeastern Africa has been anything but normal.

January 26, 2018

La Niña usually means a drier than average water year for California. So what happened in 2016-2017 when a weak La Niña coincided with a remarkably wet water year?

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