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Record Temperatures Are Robbing the Arctic Of Its Winter
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Record Temperatures Are Robbing the Arctic Of Its Winter

November started out pretty normal for the Arctic. The sun had set for the season, temperatures were dropping, ice was growing rapidly. Winter was coming, right on schedule. And then, a few days ago, everything came screeching to a halt. Ice stopped forming. And then it actually started to melt, […]

NOAA’s Newest Satellite Will Soon Deliver Hi-Res Weather Porn
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NOAA’s Newest Satellite Will Soon Deliver Hi-Res Weather Porn

Talking about the weather is, for many people, boring. Or maybe you used to feel electric discussing things like warm fronts and lightning strikes, but lately your weather conversations lack, shall we say, thermal convection. But talking about the weather is just like other interpersonal activities: You can spice it […]

Look Out, New Jersey. Hermine is Headed North
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Look Out, New Jersey. Hermine is Headed North

Tropical storm Hermine is a complicated and surprising squall. It’s the kind of system that would give meteorologists unfettered joy, if it were not wreaking shrieking, wet havoc on several states (and threatening several more). The National Hurricane Center’s latest forecast notes describe—with bureaucratic glee, if such a thing exists—a […]