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  1. Clouds of a massive thunderstorm billow in the sky

    Field campaign to study extreme storms in Argentina

    Next month, more than 150 scientists will head to Argentina as part of a field campaign to discover why the region's thunderstorms may be the most intense on Earth.

    • Weather

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  2. Hurricane Florence as captured by a camera on the International Space Station

    Attributing the impact of climate change on Florence in near real time

    Days before Hurricane Florence collided with the Carolinas, battering them with catastrophic rains and strong winds, scientists were already working to quantify if climate change may have contributed to the storm's characteristics.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  3. A green roof on Chicago's city hall

    Beating the heat in Chicago

    With cities facing more extreme heat waves, scientists used NCAR-based WRF-Urban model to study which Chicago neighborhoods would benefit most from green roofs

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  4. 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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  5. 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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