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SS City of Rio de Janeiro San Franciso
2014-12-12 11:14:42

In 1901, the SS City of Rio de Janeiro sank in the Gulf of Farallones (San Francisco), killing 120 people. For the first time since, we stunning sonar images of the wreck.

2014-12-11 16:21:01

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NOAA will host a media teleconference to provide details about NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) mission.

california drought
2014-12-09 03:30:57

According to a new NOAA-sponsored study, natural oceanic and atmospheric patterns are the primary drivers behind California's ongoing drought.

california drought researchers
2014-12-08 04:00:58

As California finally experienced the arrival of a rain-bearing Pineapple Express last week, two climate scientists have shown that the drought of 2012-2014 has been the worst in 1,200 years.

california soaker
2014-12-04 03:30:37

A new time-lapse animation of data from NOAA's GOES-West satellite provides a good picture of why the U.S. West Coast continues to experience record rainfall. The new animation shows the movement of storms from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3.

2014-12-03 16:20:48

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

thanksgiving weather
2014-11-25 11:55:18

As the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday approaches this Thursday, November 27, NOAA's GOES-East and GOES-West satellites are keeping a weather eye out for storms that may affect early travelers.

hottest year on record
2014-11-21 04:54:37

This October was the warmest ever recorded, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists announced on Thursday, all but assuring that 2014 will be our planet’s hottest year in more than 100 years.

usps noaa hacked
2014-11-14 05:24:20

Just days after the US Postal Service reported that it had been targeted by a cyber attack, reports have surfaced that NOAA may have covered up a late September breach of the National Weather Service and its satellite network.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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