1. Fishermen at dusk on Lake Victoria. (Photo by Africraigs.)

    Lifesaving storm warnings for Africa's Lake Victoria

    The HIGHWAY project aims to help the nations in the Lake Victoria Basin disseminate timely forecasts and warnings to those at risk.

    • Weather

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  2. Rain over Beinn Eich, Luss Hills, Scotland

    Scientists predict average late winter precipitation in western Europe for the next decade

    In a new study, scientists at NCAR show that the average March precipitation over the next ten years in western Europe is predictable using a novel method. The research team also issued a forecast for the coming years.

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  3. Military vehicles ford floodwaters in Minnesota

    UCAR Congressional Briefing: Weather and climate risks to national security

    A panel of experts at a congressional briefing warned that increasingly powerful hurricanes, sea level rise, and other changing aspects of Earth's climate system are posing new challenges to the U.S. military.

    • Climate,
    • Government Relations,
    • Weather

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  4. Map of North America showing areas where climate change has altered wintertime precipitation.

    Climate change has altered winter precipitation across the Northern Hemisphere

    A team of scientists has successfully teased out the influence of human-caused climate change on wintertime precipitation over much of the last century, showing that the warming climate has altered wintertime rainfall and snowfall across the Northern Hemisphere.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. A severe storm forms on the Great Plains in 2010

    Facial recognition technique could improve hail forecasts

    The same artificial intelligence technique typically used in facial recognition systems could help improve prediction of hailstorms and their severity.

    • Weather

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