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Taking a piece of the sky: How hole-punch clouds form

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You’re probably familiar with those fluffy cumulus clouds or a stormy cumulonimbus on a summer day, but have you ever heard of a fallstreak hole?...
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Congress invests billions to improve weather forecasts

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In November, Congress passed a $1.75 trillion infrastructure bill, and officials are spending part of that money on improving weather forecasts.  What You Need To...
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An attempt to control the weather

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The idea of controlling the weather is not a new one. The hope of keeping bad weather away from people sounds like a great idea,...
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The amount of water on Earth is a constant

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Did you know that the total amount of water on Earth is fixed? The amount of water is neither gained nor lost between the Earth...
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Fighting climate change using trees

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Trees are not only beautiful, they also provide shade and create homes for our animal friends. They may also help combat climate change.  What You...
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Wax on, wane off: Knowing the moon phases

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Have you ever looked up into the night sky and wondered why the moon always looks different? Learn the science behind the moon phases and...
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Winter outlook suggests a mild season for most of the U.S.

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NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center published its first winter outlook for the upcoming season. For most of the country, the odds favor a warmer-than-normal winter. What...
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Deodorants are worse for air pollution than cars

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We all know that cars cause air pollution, but did you know that lotions, bug sprays and deodorants also do?  What You Need To Know...
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Tropical Storm Victor forms in the far eastern Atlantic

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Tropical Storm Victor formed south of the Cabo Verde Islands Wednesday evening. What You Need To Know Tropical Storm Victor became the 20th Atlantic tropical...
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