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2022 Hurricane Season Forecast Updated

8/21/2022 - By Alex Sosnowski. AccuWeather meteorologists continue to warn about a surge of tropical activity and direct threats to the southeastern United States as the heart of the hurricane season looms, despite a long gap in tropical development over the Atlantic this summer. Atlantic tropical activity this year has been slower… SEE MORE
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More Extreme Rainfall Predicted for the Future

7/29/2022 - Researchers say some climate models are underestimating future floods. Joshua Studholme was finishing his doctoral program in physics at Lomonosov Moscow State University when his thesis advisor told him a story about Queen Victoria, the monarch who ruled the British Empire for the better part of the 19th century. The… SEE MORE
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Safety 101: Getting Caught in a Lightening Storm

7/11/2022 - By BoatUS Powerful, dangerous, highly unpredictable — all are common descriptions of lightning storms. A direct strike that results only in ringing ears and a few roasted electronics would be considered lucky. Unlucky would be through-hulls blown out, a sunk boat or worse — possibly serious injury or death. Many… SEE MORE
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Be A Citizen Scientist

6/27/2022 - Volunteer opportunities Observe your world. Help the planet. Be a citizen scientist for NOAA. By NOAA. Help NOAA predict, observe and protect our changing planet by making your own contributions toward a greater understanding of our Earth and its diverse systems. Whether it’s helping count whales in Hawaii or reporting on… SEE MORE
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NOAA: Fewer Central Pacific Hurricanes this Season

6/1/2022 - There is a 60% chance of below-normal tropical cyclone activity during the Central Pacific hurricane season this year, according to NOAA’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center and NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, divisions of the National Weather Service. The outlook also indicates a 30% chance for near-normal activity, and only a 10%… SEE MORE
Homes are flooded in Tuckerton, NJ, on October 30 after Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the Jersey Shore the previous day.

What are the Key Climate Themes at Davos?

5/23/2022 - By Peter Prengaman. DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — While the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine will be focuses of the World Economic Forum’s gathering of business and government leaders, so too will climate change. It’s captured the world’s attention in unignorable and devastating ways. The acceleration of rising temperatures, the ferocity… SEE MORE