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Late-Season Fires Burn Scenic Area While Winter May Return to Normal

posted on December 20, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Late-Season Fires Burn Scenic Area While Winter May Return to Normal
Residents of California endured another round of wildfires this week. The latest fire tore through dry vegetation in the scenic Big Sur region south of San Francisco. And a change in weather patterns may be coming to the Great Plains and points... Full Story

Severe Southwest Weather Claims Fatalities

posted on November 1, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Severe Southwest Weather Claims Fatalities
Strong storms dumped more than a foot of rain in central Texas Thursday, killing two people. Up to 14 inches of rain fell in the Austin area prompting authorities to rescue hundreds. Full Story

West Coast States and BC to Link Climate Policies

posted on November 1, 2013 at 10:45 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The governors of Pacific coastal U.S. states and a Canadian province official on Monday vowed to collectively combat climate change by coordinating polices that place a price on greenhouse gas pollution and mandating... Full Story

Iowa church blesses Missouri River in ceremony

posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:13 AM

The Missouri River has received a special blessing from an Iowa church that hopes the ceremony will make the river holy and reduce flooding and drought. Full Story

Nebraska and Wyoming Have Driest Years Ever in 2012

posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:07 AM

A national report says Nebraska was one of two states that experienced its hottest and driest year on record in 2012. Full Story

Interior sets new drilling rules on public land

posted on May 4, 2012 at 3:36 PM

The Obama administration said Friday it will for the first time require companies drilling for oil and natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations. Full Story

UI receives $6.7M from FEMA for flood projects

posted on May 4, 2012 at 3:04 PM

The University of Iowa has received over $6.7 million in federal funds to demolish buildings destroyed in the 2008 flood. Full Story

Rare Weather: April cooler than March in Illinois

posted on May 4, 2012 at 3:01 PM

Illinois climate experts say the state had a rare phenomenon this year: April's weather was cooler than March. Full Story

Market to Market (February 3, 2012)

posted on February 3, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Market to Market (February 3, 2012)
Full Program: The Department of Labor is called to task over who can work on the family farm. U.S. cattlemen ride herd over the smallest numbers in six decades. And climatologists cast a weather eye on the future. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. Full Story

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