Temperature Extremes

A Dusting of Snow on Hawaii’s Tallest Peaks
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A Dusting of Snow on Hawaii’s Tallest Peaks

Snow lingered on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa after a storm brought copious precipitation to the island chain.

Published Dec 6, 2023

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Atmospheric River Flows into the Pacific Northwest
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Atmospheric River Flows into the Pacific Northwest

A warm, moisture-laden weather system soaked western Washington and Oregon.

Published Dec 5, 2023

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Streak of Snow in the Midwest
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Streak of Snow in the Midwest

A winter storm plowed across several U.S. states after Thanksgiving.

Published Nov 27, 2023

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Anchorage Blanketed in Snow
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Anchorage Blanketed in Snow

The Alaskan city received record snowfall in November 2023.

Published Nov 22, 2023

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Stressful Summer for Coral Reefs
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Stressful Summer for Coral Reefs

The seas around Florida, Cuba, and the Bahamas saw large accumulations of heat stress beginning in summer 2023, with implications for the health of coral reefs.

Published Oct 13, 2023

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