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Dangerous Hurricane Iota Sets Late-Season Records
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Dangerous Hurricane Iota Sets Late-Season Records

Before 2020, only four category 4 or 5 hurricanes had ever made landfall in Nicaragua. Now two are going to land in just two weeks.

Published Nov 16, 2020

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East Troublesome Fire Spreads to the Rockies
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East Troublesome Fire Spreads to the Rockies

The blaze grew 140,000 acres in 24 hours to become the second largest fire in Colorado history.

Published Oct 26, 2020

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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California
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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California

The Cameron Peak and August Complex fires have punctuated a year of natural drama in the American West.

Published Oct 21, 2020

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Assessing California Fire Scars
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Assessing California Fire Scars

Analyzing subtle differences in near-infrared and shortwave-infrared light from the landscape, scientists can provide some measure of the severity of wildfire burns.

Published Oct 14, 2020

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Hurricane Delta Aims for the U.S. Gulf Coast
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Hurricane Delta Aims for the U.S. Gulf Coast

After making landfall on the Yucatan Peninsula, the category 2 storm was strengthening over warm waters.

Published Oct 8, 2020

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