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Four Extreme Weather Changes and Why They're Happening Now
Glacier National Park
October 21st, 2014
Weather extremes, from intense rains in the western United States to flooding in the northeast, are directly tied to a warming climate.
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Brutal Winter? Almanac Could Be Wrong, Scientists Say
Brutal winter weather.
August 27th, 2014
The Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter, but one meteorologist says the freezing forecast might be blown out of proportion.
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Beyond the Vortex: A Winter Wonderland of Cause & Effect (Op-Ed)
Snow storm warning, weather, polar vortex, jet stream, weather extremes
November 26th, 2014
November 2014 has been a month for the weather record books – but why?
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Winter Forecast for US Nothing to Shiver About
2014 winter weather outlook
October 16th, 2014
Don't expect the polar vortex to pummel the eastern United States this winter.
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Worst Spots for Weather Extremes Found
jet stream
June 22nd, 2014
Frightful floods, freezes and heat waves favor certain parts of the Northern Hemisphere, thanks to strong atmospheric currents that repeatedly steer extreme weather to the same places, a new study finds.
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Drastic New England Lobster Decline May Be Linked to Warmer Waters
Live lobsters caught in Bar Harbor, Maine.
June 10th, 2014
Despite booming adult populations, young lobster numbers are nearly half of what they were in 2007.
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Snowvember: What's Causing the Unseasonably Cold Weather?
Satellite image of Typhoon Nuri.
November 13th, 2014
The polar vortex isn't the only weather system to blame for your frozen fingertips.
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'Coyote' Drone Launches Straight into Hurricane Edouard
Coyote drone.
September 17th, 2014
One U.S. government agency is taking the drone craze to a whole new level. NOAA just launched a drone directly into a hurricane.
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Summertime Blues? US Seeing Red as Temps Rise
A sunrise on a hot summer day.
June 19th, 2014
A regional look at how summer temperatures have been steadily rising across the U.S. since 1970.
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