Severe Storms

Severe Flooding in the Pacific Northwest
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Severe Flooding in the Pacific Northwest

Torrential rain in southern British Columbia and western Washington spurred deadly floods and mudslides that have damaged infrastructure and isolated communities.

Published Nov 18, 2021

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Northwest Ranges Make Rare Appearance
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Northwest Ranges Make Rare Appearance

Clear skies between storm systems gave satellites a cloud-free view from the Coast Mountains in British Columbia to the Rockies in western Alberta.

Published Nov 2, 2021

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Extratropical Cyclones Drench West Coast
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Extratropical Cyclones Drench West Coast

One of the most intense extratropical cyclones ever to strike the Pacific Northwest drew an equally historic amount of moisture onshore.

Published Oct 25, 2021

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Dust Storms in Greenland
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Dust Storms in Greenland

Large plumes of dust from the planet’s largest island are most common during the transition from summer to winter.

Published Oct 25, 2021

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Thailand Swamped by Monsoon Flooding
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Thailand Swamped by Monsoon Flooding

Recent storms added to an already heavy monsoon season.

Published Oct 22, 2021

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