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Atmosphere

Scarcely Seen Scandinavian Fires
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Scarcely Seen Scandinavian Fires

Record-breaking hot and dry conditions have spurred historic wildfire outbreaks in far northern Europe and within the Arctic circle.

Published Jul 21, 2018

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From Russia with Aerosols
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From Russia with Aerosols

Unusually intense fires in Russia sent smoke half-way around the world.

Published Jul 19, 2018

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Hurricane Chris
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Hurricane Chris

Tropical Storm Chris intensified off the coast of the eastern United States and became the second hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season.

Published Jul 11, 2018

Atmosphere Severe Storms

Hail Cuts Swaths of Damage Across South Dakota
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Hail Cuts Swaths of Damage Across South Dakota

When thunderstorms drive hail and strong winds over crops and grasslands, they can draw long scars across the landscape.

Published Jul 12, 2018

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County Fire Lights Up the Night
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County Fire Lights Up the Night

As smoke streamed toward San Francisco, more than 1,000 fire personnel were at the scene fighting the blaze.

Published Jul 5, 2018

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