1. A flood in Colorado, a drought in Texas

    Drier and wetter: The future of precipitation variability

    Precipitation variability — the swing from dry to wet and back again — will continue to increase across the majority of the world's land area as the climate warms.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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  2. climate forecast map, by watershed

    New climate forecasts for watersheds - and the water sector

    Water managers and streamflow forecasters can now access bi-weekly, monthly, and seasonal precipitation and temperature forecasts, broken down by individual watershed.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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  3. The browning of Rupert Bay, NASA

    Climate change could decrease Sun's ability to disinfect lakes, coastal waters

    An increase in extreme rainfall makes it more difficult for UV light to kill pathogens.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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  4. A river in Alaska

    NCAR scientists work to improve sharing, storing of hydrology data

    NCAR hydrologists and their colleagues are revolutionizing the way scientific data is stored and shared among scientists around the globe.

    • Water

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  5. Congressional briefing on water: inundation map

    UCAR congressional briefing highlights flood, drought prediction

    Experts discuss more detailed forecasts of floods, streamflow, and potential drought conditions,

    • Government Relations,
    • Water,
    • Weather

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