Photo of a small white house in Missouri surrounded by floodwater
March 18, 2020

NOAA forecasts another year of widespread river flooding, and above-average temperatures are likely from coast to coast.


Comparing the groundhog‘s shadow to U.S. national temperature observations, Punxsutawney Phil has been right five years over 2011–2010. As for 2021, only time will tell.

An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The outlook predicts a 60%...

NOAA forecasters predict widespread flooding this spring, but do not expect it to be as severe or prolonged overall as the historic floods in 2019. Major to moderate flooding is likely in 23...