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What are flash droughts?

When I talk about droughts, I use the term “flash drought” to describe a drought that develops and gets worse very quickly. Most of the time, they are related to high temperatures and a completely or mostly dry period with almost no rain, and generally are most likely to be…
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Could cleaner air lead to more hurricanes? A new study suggests so

A new study conducted by The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) study has found that cleaner air is leading to more hurricanes, according to a study published in the journal Science Advances on Wednesday. The research indicates that a 50 percent decrease in pollution in Europe and the U.S. correlates to a 33 percent increase in…
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Another mostly dry week

We are in a typical summertime pattern with mostly pop-up storms that provide just hit or miss precipitation right now. For most areas, that means they won’t see much rain this week. The highest chances are in southern Florida and in Virginia and eastern North Carolina. The weak low that…
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