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- February 14, 2017
Heavy rains in the first part of February 2017 raised water levels in California's Oroville Reservoir past capacity, and erosion of the spillways led to evacuations for communities below the dam.
- February 10, 2017
January 2017 saw hot summertime temperatures dominate across eastern Australia.
- January 30, 2017
Tremendous rain and snow batter California during the month of January.
- January 23, 2017
New research links warm ocean conditions in the North Pacific to the elevated levels of a natural toxin in shellfish along the U.S. West Coast.
- January 11, 2017
Lake effect snows like the events that buried parts of Michigan and New York in mid-December might actually become more common as the U.S. climate warms, at least for a while. This post explains the paradox.
- December 29, 2016
As cold air filtered into the United States over the Great Lakes, the lake effect snow machine turned on burying nearby locations.
- Department:December 14, 2016
A black swan event is a situation so rare that few people would have imagined it was possible. In November 2016, researchers were caught off guard by just such an event: extremely low sea ice extents in both the Arctic and Antarctic.