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Warmer planet temperatures could cause longer-lasting weather patterns
Whether it's never-ending heat waves or winter storms, atmospheric blocking can have a significant impact on local agriculture, business and the environment.  View News Article (2010-02-19)

Sun Unleashes Another X-class Flare
The sun emitted its sixth significant flare since Oct. 23, 2013, peaking at 11:26 p.m. EST on Nov. 7, 2013. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation.  View News Article (2013-11-11)

Warmer Temperatures Make New USDA Plant Zone Map Obsolete
Gardeners and landscapers may want to rethink their fall tree plantings. Warming temperatures have already made the U.S. Department of Agriculture's new cold-weather planting guidelines obsolete. View News Article (2012-09-14)

2 warmest winter months in Midwest history may have connection
This past March was the second warmest winter month ever recorded in the Midwest, with temperatures 15 degrees above average. View News Article (2012-06-15)

Landsat 5 captures Missouri River flooding near Omaha
Landsat 5 captured an image of flooding occurring along the Iowa/Nebraska border on June 30, 2011. Flooding is still occurring on July 6, and Flood Warnings are still in effect from the National Weather Service. View News Article (2011-07-07)

Extreme weather postpones the flowering time of plants
Extreme weather events have a greater effect on flora than previously presumed. A one-month drought postpones the time of flowering of grassland and heathland plants in Central Europe by an average of 4 days. View News Article (2008-11-06)

Scientists discover pentagonal ice
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have discovered a five-sided ice chain structure that could be used to modify future weather patterns. View News Article (2009-04-07)

Earthquakes in the sky
AN AFTERNOON shower in London may have more in common with an earthquake in California than you`d think, because both processes obey similar statistical rules. The scientists who discovered the link say thinking about rain as a kind of "earthquake in the sky" may help improve models of the weather.          Earthquakes occur because the shifting plates of... View News Article (2002-05-01)

Hoverflies stripe off in summer heat
Ecologists are unraveling the reasons behind seasonal differences in insects’ colour patterns, a question that has puzzled them since the 1970s. Speaking at the British Ecological Society’s Winter Meeting, to be held at the University of Warwick on 18–20 December 2001, Anne Halpin and Dr Graham Holloway of the University of Reading will explain that hoverflies become darker in... View News Article (2001-12-10)

Sun Emits a Mid-level Flare
On Nov. 13, 2012, the sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 9:04 p.m. EST. View News Article (2012-11-14)

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