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The Farmer's Alamanac predicts many Americans will be doing more of this come winter, a NOAA meteorologist disagrees. (ROUF BHAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists: Almanac’s ‘Brutal Winter’ Prediction Is Most Likely Wrong

NOAA meteorologist says Almanac’s prediction of a harsh winter may be premature.

08/27/2014

Once again, the world hit record heat levels. The average global temperature last month tied the hottest April on record four years ago.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Global Temperatures Continue To Hit Record Highs Each Month

Once again, the world hit record heat levels. The average global temperature last month tied the hottest April on record four years ago.

05/21/2014

NOAA registered 41 different weather disasters that did at least a billion dollars damage, including Typhoon Haiyan, which killed over 6,000 people in the Philippines and Vietnam. (Getty Images)

NOAA: World In 2013 Was 4th Hottest On Record

The average world temperature was 58.12 degrees, tying with 2003 for the fourth warmest since 1880.

01/22/2014

File photo of a dead dolphin. (credit: WILFREDO SANDOVAL/AFP/Getty Images)

NOAA: Virus Likely Causing Dolphin Deaths

Federal officials say a virus is likely what’s causing hundreds of dead bottlenose dolphins to wash ashore along the East Coast.

08/27/2013

File photo of a bull shark. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Two Bull Sharks Caught in Potomac River

A Southern Maryland fisherman caught two bull sharks near where the Potomac River flows into the Chesapeake Bay earlier this week.

08/21/2013

File photo of a dead dolphin. (credit: WILFREDO SANDOVAL/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 120 Dolphins Found Dead Off 5 States

Federal officials are investigating what’s causing an unusually high number of dolphin strandings on the East Coast.

08/08/2013

Satellite image provided by NASA of Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NOAA Trims Forecast for Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season

This Atlantic hurricane season may not be quite as busy as federal forecasters once thought, but they still warn of an unusually active and potentially dangerous few months to come.

08/08/2013

A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice and Greenland ice sheets, all broke or nearly broke records, but temperatures only sneaked into the top 10. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Fed Study: Climate Change Continues, World Getting Warmer

A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice and Greenland ice sheets, all broke or nearly broke records, but temperatures only sneaked into the top 10.

08/07/2013

In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Sandy churns off the coast of Florida on Oct. 26, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

Va.-Based Nat’l Weather Service Supercomputer To Improve Forecasts

Reston, Virginia is now home to a National Weather Service computer that can make 213 trillion calculations per second, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says will improve forecasts.

07/29/2013

A flooded street. (Photo credit: Chief Scott Graham/Montgomery County Fire Dept.)

Flash Flood Watch in Effect

As rain moves through the D.C. Metro area this afternoon and evening, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for much of region.

06/18/2013

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