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- Department:June 30, 2016
If you had to pick your Fourth of July picnic location based solely on past weather, where does the climate record say you'll have the least chance of rain? Our interactive map shows historic odds of rain on your parade.
- 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?
- June 6, 2016
This year's Atlantic hurricane outlook comes with relatively high uncertainty. One challenge: figuring out if the Atlantic Ocean climate pattern that favors active hurricane seasons has shifted gears.
- June 1, 2016
A deep pool of cool water that had been lurking beneath the surface of the eastern tropical Pacific in April began to emerge at the surface in May 2016.