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Winds Blow Smoke From Forest Fires in Canada into Midwest

A haze blanketed much of the Midwest on Tuesday as strong winds carried smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south, prompting health warnings in at least two states.

06/30/2015

AUSTIN, TX - MAY 25:   Parts of the city are shown inundated after days of heavy rain on May 25, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott toured the damage zone where one person is confirmed dead and at least 12 others missing in flooding along the Rio Blanco, which reports say rose as much as 40 feet in places, caused by more than 10 inches of rain over a four-day period. The governor earlier declared a state of emergency in 24 Texas counties.  (Photo by Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

Water Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink

If you have been paying any attention to the news as of late you may have heard that California is in a severe drought and the lower plains states are experiencing severe flooding. A newly […]

05/26/2015

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Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate Change

The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.

03/05/2015

Icy Water In NYC (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

America The Beautiful (And Freezing)

Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.

02/25/2015

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Despite Snow, Area Threatened by Drought

With all the snow we’ve gotten this winter, you may not realize it, but we are still in a drought.

03/17/2014

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Bloomington Asks Residents to Conserve Water

Bloomington residents are being asked to conserve water because of an ongoing drought.

12/17/2013

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Expert: Illinois Soil Moisture Good A Year After Drought

The start of Illinois’ growing season is near and state climate experts say soil moisture levels are near normal.

04/17/2013

The Harlan County Reservoir lies parched in drought on Aug. 25, 2012 near Alma, Neb. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Study Reveals Global Warming Not To Blame For Last Year’s Crippling Drought

A new federal study reveals that global warming is not to blame for last year’s extreme drought that crippled the central Great Plains.

04/12/2013

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More Rain Causes Rivers To Rise

Combined with heavy rain the previous weekend and two big snows in the weeks before that, all the water is causing rivers to rise.

03/18/2013

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Officials: Despite Rain Barge Traffic on Missouri River Restricted

The corps expect the navigation system to only be shorten by four days but if the drought deeps navigation season could be shorted by as much as 27 days.

03/12/2013

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