September 16, 2016

The Northwest Passage across the Canadian Arctic opened once again in 2016 as sea ice reached its second lowest extent on record.

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.

July 8, 2016

The state of West Virginia was designated a federal disaster area following deadly and destructive floods on June 23, 2016. Rainfall in some counties exceeded 24-hours totals that the National Weather Service described as a 1-in-a-thousand-year event.

June 13, 2016

For some parts of the U.S., the historical probability of severe weather peaks in late spring. But where are the summer “hot spots” for severe weather?

October 14, 2015

(Video) Will the strongest El Niño in nearly 20 years affect your winter climate? The CPC's Mike Halpert discusses the seasonal outlook for Winter 2015-16.

September 11, 2015

To climb out of the bottom 20% bracket for 5-year precipitation totals, precipitation in the upcoming water year must be 135-160% of normal in northern California, 160% of normal in the Southeast, and 198% of normal in the San Joaquin Valley.

August 19, 2015

Lake Erie’s annual summer bloom is underway, and it's shaping up to be one of the most severe in the past decade.