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. 

Satellite image of full disc of Earth on August 3, 2018 from the EPIC camera, with an overlay graph of yearly temperature anomalies since 1850
August 12, 2019

International, authoritative climate report states 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record.

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.

February 22, 2019

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

November 16, 2018

Hot, dry and windy weather helped create the conditions needed for wildfires to explode in northern and southern California in November 2018. 

October 9, 2018

The 2017-2018 water year came to a dry end in California at the end of September, a year after wet conditions alleviated drought. 

Map depicting length of heat wave season
October 4, 2018

From heat waves to heavy rain, the National Climate Assessment's recently updated collection of indicators shows how climate is changing.

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