Map of Gulf of Mexico showing swirls of chlorophyll in the surface waters from May 20–25, 2019
June 18, 2019

The devastating floods in the Missouri and Mississippi basins aren't the end of the problems caused by the wet spring in 2019. Fertilizer overload from high river runoff is forecast to lead to a very large dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico later this summer. 

Photo of a pier on Albermarle Sound at sunset
May 21, 2019

In North Carolina's Outer Banks, the coastal Town of Nags Head is vulnerable to flooding from heavy rain events, hurricanes, tropical storms, nor’easters, and storm surge. To add insult to injury, vulnerability is increasing with sea level rise. Town managers and residents recognized the need to build the town's resilience and moved forward to prioritize and plan.

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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