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August 6, 2018
Over 250 years ago, meteorologists used kites to carry thermometers aloft and record upper air observations.
July 17, 2019
The U.S. Climate Reference Network’s observing stations are equipped with a standard set of sensors to monitor climate.
August 24, 2018
On back-to-back Sundays in January 1982, several Colorado communities bore the brunt of damaging Chinook winds.
August 10, 2018
Meet NCEI’s Pat Caldwell, surfer, oceanographer, and data steward.
August 21, 2018
What remains the third most deadly tornado in U.S. history struck St. Louis, Missouri, on the afternoon of May 27, 1896.
August 22, 2018
NCEI maintains an inventory of tropical cyclones and the paths they’ve taken, dating back to the 1850s.
August 9, 2018
The April 25–28, 2011 Tornado Super Outbreak caused roughly $11 billion in damages and claimed the lives of an estimated 321 people.
August 9, 2018
One of NCEI’s most popular datasets has undergone improvements to generate better reports about local climate conditions.
August 14, 2018
Auroras, the unusual but beautiful lights above the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, develop as a result of space weather.
March 12, 2019
In March 1993, the Storm of the Century struck the U.S. East Coast, claiming more than 270 lives and causing billions of dollars in damage.