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Remembering Springtime Floods

Streets, rivers and even basements flooded during the recent heavy rain event on April 29 – May 1, 2014 when 3 – 6 + inches of rain pounded the Northeast for nearly 24 – 36 hours....
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April 2014: A Roller Coaster Ride

Above radar imagery on April 27, 2014 courtesy of the College of Dupage NEXLAB.   April featured a bit of everything for the Chicago area. The region experienced dramatic temperature swings,...
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El Niño's Impacts on Summer 2014 & Beyond

Find out if cool conditions will continue or if summer heat will finally build into the region...

Over the past few months, our long range department has been noticing the increasing potential that El Niño conditions could develop by later this summer / early autumn and carry us through...
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April 2014: A Spring Soaker

Spring months are noted for having drastic swings in both temperature and precipitation and April 2014 was certainly no exception. The Northeast experienced everything one would expect in a typical...
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April 27 - 29th Tornado Outbreak

Damage from an EF-4 tornado which struck Vilonia, AR, courtesy of the NWS Little Rock.   The 2014 severe weather season started out very slowly, which was welcomed by many residents across the...
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