March 28, 2017

Following years of exceptional drought, California's southeastern deserts were awash in a superbloom of short-lived but spectacular wildflowers in March 2017.

January 10, 2017

In 2016, daily temperatures in Alaska that were warmer than average outnumbered those that were cooler than average by a 9 to 1 ratio.

December 1, 2016

Providing more timely and accurate information over the western hemisphere, total lightning mapping, and higher resolution images streaming down from space more often, the new GOES satellite marks the first major redesign of the nation’s operational Earth-observing technology in more than 20 years. 

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.

July 29, 2016

Extreme heat in Kuwait last week might have set a new high temperature record for Asia and the Eastern Hemisphere. How do climate experts verify such records?

August 2, 2016

The author of the glacier chapter of the 2015 State of the Climate report and his daughter talk about how family connections brought them together scientifically, and how science keeps bringing their family together.

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