Report: This August Was Hottest On RecordThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says last month was the planet's hottest August on record. This was also the hottest summer for planet earth and the hottest first eight months of the year as well.
NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change ThreatsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
Rubio's Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential BidThe presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.
Most Of Great Lakes Surface Frozen For Second Straight YearFor the second consecutive winter, bitter weather threatens to turn the surface of the Great Lakes into a vast, frozen plain. Nearly 81 percent of the lakes' surface area was covered with ice, the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory reported Friday.
Weather Blog: What's NOAA's Winter Outlook Say About Minn.?Let’s face it, I chose a good time to move back to Minnesota – right after an especially cold winter. With an average temperature of only 9.7 degrees, last year’s meteorological winter (December-February) ranked ninth in the list of coldest winters for the Twin Cities since 1872.
NOAA: El Niño May Bring Above Normal Winter TempsThere’s a considerable chance El Niño will develop in the coming months, bringing warmer temperatures to our notoriously chilly winters.
White House Report Blames Extreme Weather On Climate ChangeA new scientific report released by the White House puts the blame for extreme weather on climate change. The forecast in the report is for even more extremes.
Great Lakes Levels Rise, But Slump Hasn't Ended Abundant rain and snowfall have given the Great Lakes a boost this year, but it's too early to declare an end to slumping water levels that have plagued the inland seas since the late 1990s and made life miserable for cargo shippers and marina operators, federal scientists said Wednesday.
Nat’l Weather Service Cuts Could Put Minnesotans In Harm’s WayWe've heard recently about furloughs for FAA air traffic controllers which have been suspended, but there is another agency facing funding cuts: NOAA, which could jeopardize the safety of all Minnesotans when severe weather strikes.
Freezing Fog In Store For Most Of Minn. A freezing fog advisory has been issued for most of Minnesota from late Saturday night through Sunday morning, reports the National Weather Service (NOAA).