October 9, 2019

Much of the southeastern United States went from little drought to widespread severe drought in a matter of a few weeks thanks to little rain and hot and sunny days. 

October 17, 2019

If you missed our August 29 tweet chat, here's the transcript. Read what the fire and smoke experts had to say about the FIREX-AQ field campaign and its mission to study what's in the smoke from wildfires and agricultural burning. 

Western Greenland on August 1, 2019
August 14, 2019

The July 2019 heatwave exited Europe aimed in an unusual direction. It headed northwest and began melting the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Queens heat wave
August 28, 2019

On Friday, July 19, four heat health experts answered questions in an extreme heat tweet chat hosted by Climate.gov. We've posted a transcript of their responses. 

Map of temperature patterns across Alaska with red for yellow, orange, and red for warm temperatures
July 16, 2019

Extreme heat in Alaska in early July 2019 contributed to fire activity and terrible air quality. 

June 4, 2019

An early heat wave broke temperature records across the Southeast over Memorial Day weekend 2019 as the mercury reached triple digits. 

April 3, 2019

Rapid snowmelt across the Northern Plains led to widespread river flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems in spring 2019.

March 7, 2019

A deadly tornado tore through eastern Alabama as part of a broader tornado outbreak across the southeastern United States during the beginning of March 2019

February 22, 2019

A wavy jet stream connected three extreme events across the eastern Pacific Ocean and the West Coast.

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