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Extreme Weather

April 29, 2020
A new climatology from NCEI helps place disasters into context based on their seasonal frequency and type.
May 7, 2020
In 2019, precipitation and flooding reached historic levels in the Missouri River Basin. A new report looks at major events and impacts.
August 23, 2019
Scientific partners contribute to a sustained effort to understand the underlying factors driving global climate change.
May 17, 2019
Using data dating back to the 16th century, a new study looks closely at long-term patterns to understand California’s wildfires.
August 9, 2018
The U.S. Climate Extremes Index brings together several indicators to chart the occurrence of extreme events in the United States.
October 30, 2018
Halloween 1991 was no treat for many residents in Iowa and Minnesota who were buried under several feet of snow and up to 3 inches of ice.
June 30, 2020
In honor of Independence Day, we take a look at typical July climate conditions and Climate Normals for several patriotic-named locations.
September 21, 2018
The science of explaining extreme weather events continues to advance.
August 24, 2018
On back-to-back Sundays in January 1982, several Colorado communities bore the brunt of damaging Chinook winds.
August 24, 2018
Fifty years ago, a high-stakes football rivalry and extreme weather contributed to the making of the Ice Bowl of 1967.