1. NOAA and NCAR partner on new, state-of-the-art U.S. modeling framework

    NOAA and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have joined forces to help the nation’s weather and climate modeling scientists achieve mutual benefits through more strategic collaboration, shared resources and information.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  2. New weather research law will improve U.S. safety and economic competitiveness

    New weather legislation will enhance connections among the federal government, research community, and private companies to accelerate advances in forecast technologies.

    • Government Relations,
    • Weather

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  3. Satellite image of nor'easter

    Major northeastern snowstorms expected to continue with climate change

    Climate change is expected to lessen total U.S. snowfall, but it's unlikely to rein in the most powerful nor'easters that pummel the East Coast.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  4. Heavy rain on a window

    Half of the world's annual precipitation falls in just 12 days, new study finds

    Currently, half of the world's measured precipitation that falls in a year falls in just 12 days, according to a new analysis of data collected at weather stations across the globe. By century's end, climate models project that this lopsided distribution of rain and snow is likely to become even more skewed, with half of annual precipitation falling in 11 days.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. Experts warn of growing risks to heavily populated coastlines

    A panel of experts called today for continued research investments to save lives and protect infrastructure in vulnerable coastal areas.

    • Government Relations,
    • Water,
    • Weather

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