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.

July 28, 2015

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

June 17, 2015

The eastern Pacific hurricane season has gotten off to a quick start. How quick? Read on to find out.

April 7, 2015

With spring's arrival comes thoughts of severe weather and tornadoes. Except this year, tornadoes in March were well below normal, with little happening until the last week of the month. 

In this activity, students examine global climate model output and consider the potential impact of global warming on tropical cyclone initiation and evolution. As a follow-up, students read two short articles on the connection between hurricanes and global warming and discuss these articles in context of what they have learned from model output.

This 3-activity sequence addresses the question: "To what extent should coastal communities build or rebuild?" The activity uses social science and geoscience data to prepare an evidence-based response to the question, in targeted US coastal communities.

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?

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