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- 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 29, 2016
Part 2 looks into the causes of the scorching hot temperatures in the U.S. Southwest in mid-June 2016. The culprit? A large area of high pressure that let the air bake under cloudless skies.
- June 22, 2016
Scorching heat in the U.S. Southwest in mid-June 2016 broke daily records for this time of year. In many locations, temperatures ranked in the top five warmest days for any time of year.
- June 21, 2016
A non-stop parade of thunderstorms pounded parts of Europe during the end of May and beginning of June.
- Department: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?
- May 18, 2016
One reason the Fort McMurray area was at high risk for an early-season forest fire was that April snow cover was well below average in much of western North America.
- May 6, 2016
Unusually warm water along Australia's Great Barrier Reef has led to record-breaking coral bleaching.