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NOAA: May Was 2nd Wettest Month On Record

(CNN) - If it seems like there have been more floods and tornados than normal lately; there's a good reason for that. There have been, by a lot. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, may was the…

Florence, Michael Retired As Hurricane Names

(CNN) - Hurricanes Florence and Michael caused billions of dollars in destruction last year. Due to the severity of the storms, those names will no longer be in rotation. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Florence and Michael…

NOAA Predicts Mild Winter for Most of U.S.

(CNN) - Much of country could see a mild winter this season. That's according to the seasonal forecast released Thursday by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The report predicts warmer than normal temperatures in the Northeast, the Pacific Northwest,…

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Seasons Begins

(CNN) - Even though we've already had one named tropical system this year, Alberto. Today is actually the official start to the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a normal to above-average season.…

NOAA to Release 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook

(CNN) - Get ready for another intense hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is releasing this year's Atlantic hurricane outlook Thursday. Hurricane season officially starts next week on June 1st. Top researchers at Colorado State University are…

NASA/NOAA: 2017 was One of the Hottest Years on Record

(CNN) - Government scientists say 2017 was one of the hottest on record. NASA says it was the second-warmest year since record-keeping began; while NOAA says it was third-warmest. Both agencies have been independently monitoring temperatures around the world since…

NOAA: 2017 is Costliest Year for U.S. Natural Disasters

(CNN) - Weather and climate disasters cost the U.S. $306 billion last year. 2017 saw hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria pound the U.S. followed by wildfires that include the largest California has seen. The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration says…

NOAA: Arctic had 2nd Warmest Year on Record

(CNN) - A new report reveals the Arctic saw its second-warmest year on record in 2017. The report; sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Arctic temperatures Continue to rise at double the rate of the global temperature…

NOAA: Report Confirms 2016 was Warmest Year on Record

(CNN) - It's official, last year was the warmest since record keeping began 137 years ago. That's according to the annual "State of the Climate" report issued Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. 2016 set new records for…