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Autumn Heat Wave Hits California

AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 10.04.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While people in some other parts of the country are watching the leaves turn a kaleidoscope of fall colors as they contemplate un...

Baseball-Sized Hail, Tornadoes Reported In Midwest

AP | BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Baseball-sized hail pummeled homes and cars in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday as powerful thunderstorms moved through a swath ...

Mayflower: First, ExxonMobil Tar Sands Pipeline Spill; Now, Deadly Tornado Destroys Arkansas Town

Steve Horn | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On March 29, 2013, ExxonMobil's Pegasus tar sands pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Arkansas, sending hundreds of...

More Snow Coming To The East Coast

AP | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A storm is expected to drop several inches of snow on the East Coast before rain and warmer temperatures give residents a reprie...

Here Comes Snow

| Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

By Trevor Kapp MIDTOWN — Here we go again. A winter storm warning is in effect Tuesday as Manhattan prepares for up to 10 inches of snow. Brooklyn...

Heavy Snow, Frigid Temps Bear Down On East Coast

AP | KATHY MATHESON and MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A swirling storm with a potential for more than a foot of snow clobbered the mid-Atlantic and the urban Northeast on Tuesday, gr...

RECORD HIGH IN NYC

AP | Posted 12.22.2013 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City, Philadelphia and Atlantic City, N.J., have broken temperature records during a brief December heat wave. The Nationa...

What Was That?!?

AP | Posted 11.07.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern Californians from Santa Barbara to San Diego have reported seeing a fireball that forecasters said was mo...

Texas Floods Prompt Dozens Of Rescues

AP | DIANA HEIDGERD and WILL WEISSERT | Posted 11.01.2013 | Green

AUSTIN, Texas -- AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two men were killed as heavy rains across Central Texas swelled rivers and creeks and triggered flash flooding...

'Green News Report' - October 10, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.10.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! NOTE: Those...

'Green News Report' - October 8, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! NOTE: Those...

HEAT WAVE!

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 09.16.2013 | Green

NEW YORK — From South Dakota to Massachusetts temperatures surged to potentially dangerous levels Wednesday as the largest heat wave of the summ...

Weather Causes Major Delays At NYC Airports

AP | Posted 07.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Thunderstorms in the New York City area have caused flight delays of up to three hours at local airports. The Federal Aviation Administra...

Confirmed: Maryland Had Tornadoes

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | DC

BALTIMORE -- The National Weather Service says it has confirmed that three tornadoes touched down in Maryland. In a statement posted on its website T...

Oklahoma Tornadoes: Even What We Know Can Hurt Us

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

These deaths in Oklahoma are a reminder that, sometimes, knowledge isn't enough to create safety. We should always seek to know more but never forget that we don't know all.

Bill Would Shift NOAA Resources From Climate Research

Posted 05.29.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: A bill being drafted in the House could potentially undermine the climate science research activities and t...

Strong Earthquake Rattles Northern California

AP | Posted 07.23.2013 | Green

GREENVILLE, Calif. — Residents in rural northeastern California assessed damage to their homes and businesses Friday from a magnitude-5.7 earthq...

Global Cooling? Russian Specter of New Cooling Period Alarms Alaskans.

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.03.2013 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

Snow fell on the Anchorage Hillside again Thursday. The National Weather Service was forecasting up to an inch by the end of the day. And for Alaskans...

Weather Agencies To Suffer Cuts, Furloughs During Hurricane Season

Sun Sentinel | By William E. Gibson | Posted 06.23.2013 | Miami

The nation's cash-strapped weather-forecasting system, though partly spared from federal budget cuts known as sequestration, is about to get pinched o...

Spring Floods In Midwest Far From Over

AP | JIM SUHR and JIM SALTER | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green

CLARKSVILLE, Mo. — Her Missouri hamlet soon to celebrate its 200th birthday, Mayor Jo Anne Smiley embraces Clarksville's perilous place along th...

3 Feared Dead In Alaska Helicopter Crash

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 04.01.2013 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- An Alaska State Trooper helicopter carrying a trooper, a pilot for the agency and a rescued snowmobiler crashed in the south-cent...

PHOTO: Waterspout Comes Onshore In Tampa

Posted 02.27.2013 | Green

From Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: As a waterspout sped toward Tampa, Fla., this morning (Feb. 26), a quick-thinking weather watcher ...

Weather Service Issues Warning For Detroit

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 04.21.2013 | Detroit

(DETROIT) -- Strong wind gusts have been forecasted for the Detroit area, throughout the day Tuesday. Officials say this could cause hazardous travel ...

National Weather Service Hires Blizzard Expert As New Director

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 04.09.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the federal government's top experts in winter storms will be the next director of the National Weather Service, officials ...

Powerful Storm Brings Snow, Rain To Northeast

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 02.26.2013 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. — A muted version of a winter storm that has killed more than a dozen people across the eastern half of the country plodded across...