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Medical News Today: What to know about cold-induced asthma  MNT · 1 day
Cold-induced asthma involves cold weather triggering asthma symptoms such as coughing and wheezing. Treatment can include using an inhaler and moving to a warmer environment. Learn more here. more
Study finds increase in fatal opioid overdoses after cold weather  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Cold weather snaps are followed by a marked increase in fatal opioid overdoses, a new study finds. more
How climate change affects crops in India  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers found that the yields from grains such as millet, sorghum, and maize are more resilient to extreme weather in India; their yields vary significantly less due to year-to-year changes in climate and generally... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds dry air affecting Tropical Cyclone Vayu  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Tropical Cyclone Vayu was fading as it neared the coast of southwestern Pakistan and northwestern India. Dry air and wind shear were preventing development the development of thunderstorms, making the... more
Cold weather increases the risk of fatal opioid overdoses  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
While the precise reasons are unclear, an analysis of overdose deaths in Rhode Island and Connecticut showed that cold snaps raised the risk of fatal opioid overdoses by 25%. more
SMOS joins forces with top weather forecasting system  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
As of 11 June 2019, measurements from ESA's SMOS mission are being fully integrated into ECMWF's forecasting system, allowing for a more accurate description of water content in soil. more
Medical News Today: How does humidity affect asthma?  MNT · 4 days
Humid weather can trigger asthma symptoms. This article discusses the link between humidity and asthma, treatments, and ways to prevent flares. more
NOAA: 279 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
At least 279 dolphins have stranded across much of the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number, and about 98 percent of them have died,... more
NOAA: 260 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Authorities say more than 260 dolphins have stranded across the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number. more
NOAA: 279 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Authorities say at least 279 dolphins have stranded across the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number more
NOAA: 260 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Authorities say more than 260 dolphins have stranded across the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number more
Using prevalent technologies and 'Internet of Things' data for atmospheric science  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The use of prevalent technologies and crowdsourced data may benefit weather forecasting and atmospheric research, according to a new paper authored by Dr. Noam David, a... more
From rain to flood  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Extreme weather events such as thunderstorms, heavy rainfall and resulting floods, influence Earth and environmental systems in the long term. To study the impacts of hydrological extremes holistically—from precipitation to water entering the ground to discharge to flow into the... more
Facebook, YouTube, Twitter must team up to fight threat from deepfakes, experts say - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Deepfake specialists tell Congress that for society and democracy to weather the storm of manipulated media, social-media competitors... more
B.C. drought fears surge as rivers dry up across the province  CBC · 5 days
Extreme hot dry weather has left streams and rivers across the province running low... more
Satellite sees tropical cyclone Vayu centered off India coastline  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Tropical Cyclone Vayu's eye was just off the western coast of India when the NOAA-20 satellite passed overhead and captured a visible image of the storm. more
NOAA upgrades the U.S. global weather forecast model  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
NOAA's flagship weather model—the Global Forecast System (GFS)—is undergoing a significant upgrade today to include a new dynamical core called the Finite-Volume Cubed-Sphere (FV3). This upgrade will drive global numerical weather prediction... more
Expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth atop Mount Everest  TechCrunch · 6 days
A recent research expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week recorded a number of global records and world-firsts, including installing weather stations at the highest elevation... more
Solar activity forecast for next decade favorable for exploration  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The last astronauts of the Apollo program were lucky. Not just because they were chosen to fly to the moon, but because they missed some really bad weather en route.... more
The National Weather Service has launched its new U.S. forecasting model  SCIENCE-NEWS · 7 days
The United States has finally unveiled its new, highly touted weather prediction model, but some scientists worry that it’s not ready for prime time. more
Cementing our place in space  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
As your dog drags you around the block for his morning walk, you're probably not thinking about the wonders of the neighborhood sidewalk. But that concrete is pretty great. Next to water, it's the most widely used material... more
SMOS joins forces with top weather forecasting system  ESA · 7 days
As of yesterday, 11 June 2019, measurements from ESA’s SMOS mission are being fully integrated into ECMWF’s forecasting system, allowing... more
Snow monitoring at the Sierra Nevada peaks offer the first medium-term data sets  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
When the Fluvial Dynamics and Hydrology research group at the University of Cordoba, led by Professor María José Polo, got to the... more
New online tool helps communities prepare for coastal flooding  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
If you live along the coast, flooding can endanger lives, property, businesses, and even bring communities and commerce to a standstill. To help people prepare for and manage the effects... more
A Harbor and Hubble: 'Saturday Night Lights' at 2019 World Science Festival  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Hundreds of people gathered near the New York City waterfront to enjoy some science and summertime weather as part of the 2019 World Science... more
Exolaunch preparing eight Spire Lemurs for Soyuz flight  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
SAN FRANCISCO – German launch services provider Exolaunch is providing launch services and mission management for eight Spire Global satellites... more
MetOp Second Generation  ESA · 2 weeks
The structural and thermal model of Europe's coming generation of polar meteorology satellites has arrived at ESA's technical heart for a full-scale test campaign more
NASA estimates heavy Texas and Louisiana rainfall from gulf weather system  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Earlier in the week, NOAA's National Hurricane Center was monitoring a low-pressure system in the Gulf of Campeche that has now moved along the Texas and... more
A new dynamical systems perspective on atmospheric predictability: Eastern Mediterranean weather regimes as a case study  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The atmosphere is a chaotic system displaying recurrent large-scale configurations. Recent developments in dynamical systems theory... more
A new method for 3-D reconstructions of eruptive events on sun  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An international team of scientists led by Skoltech professor Tatiana Podladchikova developed a new 3-D method for reconstructing space weather phenomena, in particular, shock waves produced... more
Augmenting microgrid technology: A new way for reliable power  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A group of American and Chinese researchers has designed and tested a microgrid system that is both robust and reliable—and therefore capable of delivering energy safely and without interruptions. This... more
Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere hit record high in May 2019  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Atmospheric carbon dioxide continued its rapid rise in 2019, with the average for May peaking at 414.7 parts per million (ppm) at NOAA's Mauna Loa Atmospheric... more
Sorghum making a rebound in Europe thanks to climate change  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Ferenc Kardos planted 300 hectares of sorghum instead of corn this year. From the fertile Hungarian plain where he lives all the way to southeastern France, the hot... more
Dashboard Feature Eliminated in macOS Catalina  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Dashboard, a longtime Mac feature that Apple has been phasing out for the last few years, has been eliminated in macOS Catalina and it... more
NASA-NOAA satellite sees system 91L's eeach into the western gulf of Mexico  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
System 91L is an area of tropical low pressure located in the Bay of Campeche. On June 3, when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed... more
Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere hit record high in May  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Atmospheric carbon dioxide continued its rapid rise in 2019, with the average for May peaking at 414.7 parts per million (ppm) at NOAA's Mauna Loa Atmospheric Baseline Observatory. more
Enabling transportation agencies to automate traffic monitoring  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists announce the release of ActiveVision, a machine vision tool that transportation agencies can use to autonomously detect and report traffic condition changes. ActiveVision's algorithms process camera data to provide real-time information on weather... more
Community impacts from extreme weather shape climate beliefs  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Recent studies have suggested that people who experience the impacts of hurricanes, catastrophic flooding or other severe weather events are more likely to believe in, and be concerned about, climate change in... more
Tornado warning? In East, storm season brings bewilderment (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
As a tornado bore down on the western edge of New Jersey, some residents prepared for the worst, while others were caught off guard, despite bulletins from meteorologists and extensive... more
Will Apple's roots in China hold fast amid political storm?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Apple is seen as a prime target for retaliation over US moves against the Chinese tech giant Huawei, but the roots planted by the company in China should... more
A warming Arctic produces weather extremes in our latitudes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Atmospheric researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have developed a climate model that can accurately depict the frequently observed winding course of... more
A warming Arctic produces weather extremes in our latitudes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Atmospheric researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have now developed a climate model that can accurately depict the frequently observed winding course... more
Summer weather forecasts vary sharply across Canada  CBC · 3 weeks
The weather this summer could be starkly different across Canada, at least according to one long-range forecast. more
3 more grey whales found dead on B.C. Coast  CBC · 3 weeks
Their discovery means more than 60 grey whales have been found beached and dead along the West Coast... more
70,000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70,000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country's weather bureau said. more
Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the coming week. more
US forecasters: Expect near normal Atlantic hurricane season  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The Atlantic hurricane season is off to yet another early start, but U.S. weather officials say it should be a near normal year. more
US forecasters: Expect near normal Atlantic hurricane season  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Federal weather officials say this summer, the Atlantic hurricane season should be slightly weaker than normal years more
US forecasters: Expect weaker Atlantic hurricane season  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Federal weather officials say this summer, the Atlantic hurricane season should be slightly weaker than normal years more
Weather Service: Expect a slightly weaker hurricane season  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Federal weather officials say this summer, the Atlantic hurricane season should be slightly weaker than normal years more
Producing electricity at estuaries using light and osmosis  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Most renewable power technologies are weather dependent. Wind farms can only operate when there's a breeze, and solar power plants rely on sunlight. Researchers at EPFL are working on a method to... more
NOAA seeks funding for innovative technologies, novel partnerships  SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service is requesting nearly $17.3 million in 2020 funding for a series of initiatives to explore... more
New lidar instruments peer skyward for clues on weather and climate  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed a set of diode-based lidar instruments that could help fill important gaps in meteorological observations and fuel a leap in understanding, modeling and... more
New lidar instruments peer skyward for clues on weather and climate  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed a set of diode-based lidar instruments that could help fill important gaps in meteorological observations and fuel a leap in understanding, modeling and... more
All base units of measurement now tied to defined constants rather than physical objects  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scales aren't changing and the weather won't be noticeably different, but on May 20 the definitions that underlie what your... more
Violent Tornadoes and Flooding Are Expected in Oklahoma and Texas Tonight  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Oklahoma, northwest Texas and the Texas panhandle are bracing for a day of extreme weather, including dangerous tornadoes, flooding and thunderstorms. more
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