1. Future storms will drop higher volumes of rain -- image of mesoscale convective system

    North American storm clusters could produce 80 percent more rain

    Storm clusters known as mesoscale convective systems will pose a much greater flooding risk later this century in a warming climate.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  2. Predicted La Niña for 2018

    New research could predict La Niña drought years in advance

    Two new studies have significantly improved scientists’ ability to predict the strength and duration of droughts caused by La Niña.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  3. UCAR Congressional Briefing: Moving research to industry

    A panel of experts highlighted federally funded scientific advances that enable the growing weather industry to deliver targeted forecasts to consumers and businesses.

    • Government Relations

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  4. Scientists find benefits to climate observing system: atmospheric water vapor

    Investing in climate observations would generate major returns

    A major new paper finds that a well-designed climate system would deliver trillions of dollars in benefits.

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  5. climate forecast map, by watershed

    New climate forecasts for watersheds - and the water sector

    Water managers and streamflow forecasters can now access bi-weekly, monthly, and seasonal precipitation and temperature forecasts, broken down by individual watershed.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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