Feb 21, 2014 — The National Climate Data Center says that last month was the fourth-warmest January on record and the 347th consecutive month of temperatures above the 20th century average.
Jan 30, 2014 — Even from space, the ice, snow and clouds blowing across the water are chilling. All five of the Great Lakes are icing up earlier than they have in a few decades. But experts say it's not all that unusual. It's just an old-fashioned cold winter.
Oct 22, 2013 — Starting in April, the federal agency that surveys the nation's waters will offer charts only via on-demand printing, as PDFs or electronic charts.
May 16, 2013 — Forecasters are predicting better rainfall for the East and Midwest, but in parts of the West, drought conditions will persist.
Apr 15, 2013 — Even though temperatures were less than normal late in the season, winter 2012-13 was still on the warm side.
Feb 12, 2013 — A new smartphone app allows users to document falling precipitation in their location. The mPING app aims to help weather officials program radar to determine exactly what's falling near you. For example, is it hail or mixed rain?
Jan 25, 2013 — You may find it mesmerizing as cold air covers much of the nation in a new video visualization from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Nov 6, 2012 — If politics erode how the nation values science then the interests being served can't possibly be our own. Commentator Adam Frank outlines advocates the return of science to the heart of our debates on policy.
Oct 18, 2012 — The National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center has released its winter outlook. It says chances are good that some parts of the nation hit hard this year by dry and drought-like conditions won't be getting a "normal" amount of precipitation.