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Extreme Weather Events Predicted for Warming North America

Article: Extreme Weather Events Predicted for Warming North America

WASHINGTON, DC, July 1, 2008 (ENS) – Atlanta is thirsty, New York is sizzling, Des Moines is flooded – all these situations have happened this year, and a new federal government report predicts an increasing frequency of the same kinds of extremes across North America as the planet warms. Droughts, heavy downpours, excessive heat, and…

Super-Active 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted

Article: Super-Active 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted

FORT COLLINS, Colorado, May 1, 2008 (ENS) – With one month to go before the start of the 2008 hurricane season, a closely watched team of forecasters predicts a well above-average Atlantic basin tropical cyclone season in 2008. Philip Klotzbach and William Gray with the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University say they…