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- 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.
- August 30, 2016
The central/eastern North Pacific hurricane season continues to roll on unabated, with two major hurricanes lined up to pass dangerously close to Hawaii.
- August 12, 2016
After a slow start to the 2016 hurricane season, storms in the eastern North Pacific Ocean were plentiful during July and the beginning of August.
- August 10, 2016
Climate experts are keeping their eyes on the tropical Pacific, watching a strip of cool water that may be one indicator that La Niña is brewing.
- August 2, 2016
Globally, 2015 set a new record for the most extremely warm days in the 66-year record (1.8 times more than the average). The number of extremely warm days and nights was the highest ever recorded in western North America, parts of central Europe, and central Asia.
- 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?