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April 16, 2021: The heart of America is bracing for what could be more rough weather this week. Conditions are ripe for some destructive storms. Manuel Bojorquez went to Norman, Oklahoma, the heart of Tornado Alley, to find out how experts track the storms.
April 15, 2021: After storms like Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, the United States has updated its computer systems to help citizens deal with natural disasters. With more on the new NOAA supercomputer, DeMarco Morgan joins CBSN from New York.
April 9, 2021: Coral reefs make up the habitat of over 25% of all ocean creatures. Jeff Glor reports how warmer ocean temperatures are causing these reefs to turn white.
April 9, 2021: It’s a 50 percent increase from the budget proposed by the Trump Administration.
April 9, 2021: NOAA is updating its definition of what a normal Atlantic hurricane season looks like, based on the last 30 years. The average number of hurricanes in the new normal has risen from 6 to 7.
April 8, 2021: The agency plans to issue rip current forecasts up to six days in advance.
March 29, 2021: This animation from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows what happens when an underground earthquake sets off a tsunami.
March 29, 2021: This computer simulation shows the path of the 2004 tsunami that devastated coastal communities around the Indian Ocean.
March 27, 2021: The nation's weather service has been hacked and some of its forecasts may have been wrong as a result. Officials from NOAA believe the attack came from China.
March 22, 2021: NOAA says it will lead to better forecasts of hurricanes and other extremes, simulation of ocean waves, and weather systems high in the atmosphere.
March 22, 2021: The computer model that predicts the weather is getting more power. Climate change is upping the stakes for forecasters as extreme weather gets more common and residents demand earlier warnings.
March 21, 2021: Government weather forecasters predict fewer hurricanes than usual in the Atlantic this season. Federal forecasters say their lower forecast is due to cooler water temperatures. But they also stress that it only takes one major storm to do lots of damage. Alison Harmelin reports.
March 21, 2021: Eric Fisher, Chief Meteorologist for WBZ-TV, explains how NOAA came up with their storm prediction and how El Nino will play a role in the Atlantic hurricane season this year.
March 21, 2021: Federal forecasters predict a slower hurricane season than usual due to the development of the weather phenomenon called “El Nino.” But NOAA administrators warn it’s hard to predict the strength of storms that reach the United States. Vicente Arenas reports.
March 21, 2021: The government's annual outlook predicts a 50 percent chance of below-normal hurricane activity in the Atlantic Ocean. Gayle King reports.
March 19, 2021: Dry weather is likely to persist in the U.S. in the coming months, with the possibility of water use cutbacks in California and the Southwest as more than half of the country experiences moderate-to-severe drought conditions, the National Oceanic...
March 19, 2021: Lubchenco is tasked with leading climate and environment science efforts in the White House.
March 19, 2021: Jane Lubchenco, who was the administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) during the Obama administration is joining the White House to help lead climate and science efforts. Lubchenco, who held the top role at the...
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March 18, 2021: Nearly half of the continental U.S. is in a drought that's forecast to grow more severe and persistent, NOAA researchers announced on Thursday.
March 8, 2021: A polar vortex pushed average temps down by about 3 degrees in February as the lower 48 states experienced the coldest February in more than three decades.
February 26, 2021: Meteorologists have noticed storms forming earlier in the year over the last decade
February 2, 2021: Why wait for Groundhog Day? NOAA already provides science-based seasonal forecasts
January 21, 2021: The new ocean-focused senior staff will provide support for the eventual NOAA administrator.
December 25, 2020: This new crowdsourced challenge will help NOAA and NASA better forecast geomagnetic storms.