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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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