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. 

March 6, 2018

Thanks to a wavy jet stream and an extremely abnormal air mass, record-breaking warm temperatures were felt across the eastern United States.

September 7, 2017

Multiple wildfires burned across the western United States in early September 2017, sending smoke drifting across the country.

July 13, 2017

An early summer heat wave in Europe broke records and helped spur wildfires across the region.

June 28, 2017

Scorching heat impacted the western United States during the middle of June with record-breaking heat occurring from Arizona to the Pacific Northwest.

March 22, 2017

Hot and dry conditions across the Southern Plains proved perfect for the spread of large wildfires across the prairie in March.

June 29, 2016

Part 2 looks into the causes of the scorching hot temperatures in the U.S. Southwest in mid-June 2016. The culprit? A large area of high pressure that let the air bake under cloudless skies.

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