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Hawaii Hurricane Season Forecasted to be Slow With La Nina

May 20 2022 // Hawaii and the Central Pacific basin should expect two to four hurricanes, tropical depressions or tropical storms this year, federal forecasters said. The annual National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration outlook...

Northern Michigan Wildfire 98% Contained

May 19 2022 // A wildfire in a heavily forested area of northern Michigan is now 98% contained and all road closures in the area have been lifted, state officials said Tuesday. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said a stretch...

NWS Confirms Weak Tornadoes in Kansas, Nebraska

May 19 2022 // The National Weather Service has confirmed a series of weak tornadoes across rural parts of northwestern Kansas and a county in southwestern Nebraska along the Kansas line. The tornadoes hit Tuesday afternoon as a line of...

Oregon Officials Warn of Difficult Wildfire Season

May 19 2022 // Oregon remains poised to see a potentially “challenging” wildfire season this summer, despite a wet and cool spring in much of western Oregon, one of the state’s top fire watchers said Monday. The rain...

Climate Change Boosted Cost of Japan’s Typhoon Hagibis by $4B: Study

May 19 2022 // The effects of human-caused climate change were responsible for roughly $4 billion of the $10 billion in insured losses resulting from Typhoon Hagibis that struck Japan in October of 2019, according to a new analysis of...

Growth of Massive New Mexico Wildfire Slowed

May 18 2022 // Firefighters have been able to slow the growth of a massive wildfire burning in the mountains of northeastern New Mexico as they prepared Wednesday for another round of red-flag weather that has the potential to push the...

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