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Natural Event

A Wintry Great Lakes Landscape
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A Wintry Great Lakes Landscape

A break in the clouds revealed a wintry landscape around the Midwest and Great Lakes.

Published Dec 10, 2018

Atmosphere Land Severe Storms

Cyclone Effects Run Deep
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Cyclone Effects Run Deep

Hurricanes and typhoons cause vast amounts of heat to sink into the sea, which might have implications for seasonal and long-term climate.

Published Dec 4, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Water Severe Storms

Winter Arrives in the Sierra Nevada
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Winter Arrives in the Sierra Nevada

As November 2018 came to a close, mountain areas saw their first significant snowfall of the season.

Published Dec 3, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Severe Storms

Snow Across the Midwest
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Snow Across the Midwest

A November blizzard snarled transportation and disrupted power across a wide area.

Published Nov 28, 2018

Atmosphere Severe Storms

Ash Over the Gulf of Alaska
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Ash Over the Gulf of Alaska

During a recent bout of activity, Veniaminof volcano rumbled and spit out ash, lava, and volcanic gases.

Published Nov 28, 2018

Atmosphere Volcanoes