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.

April 28, 2016

Every summer, Greenland's ice sheet melts when temperatures warm up. This year, however, saw the start of the ice melt season begin in April, much earlier than normal. 

March 11, 2016

For the third winter in a row, temperatures were well above normal for much of Alaska, leaving Alaskans to wonder, where's winter?

February 3, 2016

Rains arrived in California during January 2016, but the drought remains.

July 15, 2015

Worldwide in 2014, three dozen reference glaciers experienced an average mass loss equivalent to of 853 millimeters of water equivalent in 2014.

March 11, 2015

The United States has plenty of warming wiggle room before it gets too warm to snow, and a wetter atmosphere may boost snow totals for some storms.
 

February 24, 2015

A stalled atmospheric set-up has made Boston and surrounding areas in the Northeast the most popular truck stop for storms travelling the atmospheric highway known as the jet stream. And stop they have, like a caravan of tractor-trailers idling in a rest stop parking lot.

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