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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…

NOAA: Hurricane Season Update Increases Storm Number

(CNN) - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says we're likely to see an above-normal hurricane season this year. NOAA issued the update on Wednesday. Forecasters are now predicting between 14 and 19 named storms, five to nine hurricanes, and…

NOAA: May 2017 was 3rd Warmest May on Record

(CNN) - NOAA says earth had its third warmest month of may on record this year; only behind the last two May's. The data goes back to 1880. The news comes in the wake of NASA announcing last week earth…

NOAA: Above-Normal Atlantic Hurricane Season

(CNN) - Forecasters say it could be a busy one. Forecasters at the climate prediction center are predicting 11 to 17 named storms this season, which runs from June 1st to November 30th. Of those storms, five to nine are…

EF1 Tornado Damage Officially Confirmed in Chambers County, Alabama

The National Weather Service (NWS) made it official; an EF1 tornado caused damage Wednesday in northwestern Chambers County, Alabama. "This is the first tornado in Chambers County this year,"  said Kevin Laws, Science and Operations Officer for NWS Birmingham based in…

Weather Forecasting Bill Heads to Trump's Desk

(CNN) - Legislation to help the future of weather forecasting is headed to the president's desk. The Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation act of 2017 cleared the House on Tuesday after clearing the Senate last Wednesday. It gives the go-ahead…

Senate Passes Bill to Improve Weather Forecasting

(CNN) - Legislation to help the future of weather forecasting is headed to the president's desk. The Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 cleared the Senate Wednesday with unanimous consent. It gives the go-ahead for NOAA and the…