Tag: News Release
  1. A boat sits on dry land in Texas

    Impacts of El Niño and La Niña to intensify as climate warms

    When an El Niño or its opposite, La Niña, forms in the future, it's likely to cause more intense impacts over many land regions — amplifying changes to temperature, precipitation, and wildfire risk — due to the warming climate.

    • Climate

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  2. A satellite image of Hurricane Lane provided by NOAA

    Hurricane experts available to explain storm behavior, potential impacts

    As the hurricane season reaches its peak, scientists at NCAR and UCAR are closely watching the storm and its potential for strong winds, torrential rains, and widespread flooding.

    • Weather

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  3. Some large hailstones laying on the ground

    Experts warn of mounting costs of hailstorms

    Scientists want to better understand and predict hailstorms, which cause more than $10 billion of damage yearly.

    • Weather

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  4. Oroville Dam

    Rain-on-snow flood risk to increase in many U.S. mountain regions

    Flooding caused by rain falling on snowpack could more than double by the end of this century in some areas of the western U.S. and Canada due to climate change.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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  5. UCAR statement on Kelvin Droegemeier nomination

    Droegemeier, an experienced leader in the atmospheric sciences community, has been picked by President Trump to head the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

    • Organization

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