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2 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal
Following the self-described "worst" seasonal hurricane forecast in 30 years in 2013, Colorado State University meteorologists Phil Klotzbach and William Gray were at risk of losing funding for their well-known Tropical Meteorology Project.
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6 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News
Anchorage musher Scott Janssen, home from the Iditarod with a broken ankle, will be one of the first to tell you that among the benefits of mushing nearly a thousand miles across Alaska are the stunning views.
10 hrs ago | Agassiz Harrison Observer
Another huge sockeye salmon run is forecast to return to the Fraser River this summer, potentially even bigger than the modern record of 30 million that unexpectedly came back in 2010.
12 hrs ago | Wausau Daily Herald
Although the storms that walloped California last week eased the state's drought slightly, "short-term benefits from the storms were mostly offset by still-large, three-year precipitation deficits, low reservoir levels, and a sub-par snowpack," according to this week's U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday morning.
17 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
Federal forecasters predict a warming of the central Pacific Ocean this year that will change weather worldwide.
18 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser
A new A 20.5 million action plan to protect Somerset from flooding has been announced by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson.
In this photo from Sept. 19, 2011, a pool of receding water left behind by the Missouri River flooding, reveals land erosion to a corn field near Takamah, Neb.
The Senate is heading for a showdown over contentious legislation to curb sexual assaults in the military by taking away the authority of senior commanders to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses.
Water levels in the Great Lakes are expected to continue a steady recovery this year, courtesy of widespread ice cover that is slowing evaporation and snowfall that has approached record amounts in some cities, federal experts said Wednesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a swing through the Silicon Valley to meet with high-tech leaders and sign a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown.
Two recent storms that washed over bone-dry California delivered welcome rain and snow, but officials from the state's Drought Task Force said Tuesday that much more is needed to alleviate the crisis.
The restaurant chain, in an annual report, listed drought and global weather change among a long list of business risks faced by the company.
A northern New Jersey honor student is suing her parents for financial support and to force them to pay for her college.
The House is pressing ahead with legislation to roll back a recently enacted overhaul of the federal flood insurance program after homeowners in coastal areas and near rivers that often overflow their banks... The House approved legislation Tuesday night to roll back a recently enacted overhaul of the federal flood insurance program, after ... (more)
Before becoming a part of Oklahoma Territory, this strip known as No Man's Land was a haven for outlaws and land squatters.
A new flood risk map reveals how large parts of the county - especially homes in south Worcestershire - are still highly vulnerable to dangerously high river levels.
ST. LOUIS - The Missouri statewide tornado drill scheduled for Tuesday is being pushed back two days because of the recent winter weather and other factors.