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Downpour damage repairs underway at Finch Creek; road workers assemble large, new culvert

Traverse City Record-Eagle 17 Sep 2021
Climatologist Harold Brooks, of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Severe Storms Laboratory, said changes in humidity happening worldwide will continue to exacerbate the growing frequency of severe weather events.

Fishing Report: Right whales could have used scenario planning

The Providence Journal 17 Sep 2021
This was the last of three East Coast Climate Change Scenario Planning sessions, but the beginning of a process. The session was conducted by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries and its East Coast partners, the New England, Mid-Atlantic and South ...

Local View: Duluth's elected officials, business leaders staying on the sidelines in climate emergency

Duluth News Tribune 17 Sep 2021
One Parched, One Soaked." The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's data showed that the eastern half of the country was getting more rain over the last 30 years than it did during the 20th century, while precipitation in the West has decreased.

Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 17, 2021

The News-Gazette 17 Sep 2021
National Track and Field Hall of Fame ... just recorded its hottest summer ever, exceeding the previous record set in 1936, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ... He coached 107 men and women to national, Olympic and world titles ... An American Story," told National Public Radio.

Blue Sky Science: How does thunder form?

Mooresville Tribune 17 Sep 2021
When lightning occurs, a large discharge of electricity causes the surrounding air to vibrate as it passes through the atmosphere to the surface ... To illustrate what summer weather was like from 1920 to 2020, Stacker consulted data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ... Ocean current affairs.

Ocean hypoxia off Pacific Northwest coast more troubling than ever, experts say

The World 16 Sep 2021
These glider measurements, with observations from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-funded Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems, show that very low oxygen levels also extend into Washington waters.

Feds OK plan to cut salmon fishing when needed for orcas

Columbia Missourian 16 Sep 2021
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries adopted the plan Tuesday as recommended by the Pacific Fishery Management Council ... The restrictions would include reducing fishing quotas north of Cape Falcon in Oregon; delaying the start of the ocean commercial troll ...

Robots to the Rescue

The Maritime Executive 16 Sep 2021
It deployed a total of four drones on a scientific mission to survey krill abundance, track tagged penguins and seals, and measure the rate of CO2 absorption in the Southern Ocean for the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA.

Minnesota Weather: Drought Conditions Holding In Place As State Moves Into Fall

CBS Sports 16 Sep 2021
The latest data from the U.S ... Only that last figure has moved down since last week, and only by 1% ... Minnesota’s record drought this summer comes as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says the nation experienced the hottest summer on record, just a fraction of a degree hotter than the 1936 Dust Bowl Summer ...   ... .

After Hurricane Ida, satellites track Gulf of Mexico oil spills

Live Mint 16 Sep 2021
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s satellite division continuously monitors marine pollution year-round ... “When the sun illuminates an oil sheen, the analyst is able to observe a white, shimmery appearance against a dark ocean background.

Peak fall color predicted for mid-October in Northern Ohio

Cleveland 16 Sep 2021
... are predicted to be warmer than average, according to Nick Greenawalt, with the Cleveland office of the National Weather Service ... The site uses historical and current data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, as well as other sources, to make its predictions.

In Loving Memory of John Ashley: 1954-2021

The Centralia Chronicle 16 Sep 2021
John Leslie Ashley went home to the Lord peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, surrounded by loving family and friends. Those who knew him were recipients of his extraordinary selflessness ... He worked on many different types of vessels including National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research ships, dredges, cargo ships and cruise liners.

Drought changes little in North Dakota over week; spring wheat harvest wrapping up

The Bismarck Tribune 16 Sep 2021
Winter wheat planting in North Dakota, where it is not a major crop, is about one-fourth complete, well ahead of the average pace, according to the from the National Agricultural Statistics Service ... Drought Monitor is a partnership of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S.

Scientists Spot Rare, Mysterious Right Whales in Waters off Alaska

The Centralia Chronicle 16 Sep 2021
"It certainly is very exciting and gives us hope that there are other animals out there that we don't know about," said Jessica Crance, a Seattle-based marine mammal scientist with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries. "We were around the animals for several hours in each encounter." ... On Aug ... On Aug ... ....

New voluntary slow zone off Nantucket to protect whales

San Francisco Chronicle 15 Sep 2021
NANTUCKET, Mass ... The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration created the slow zone south of Nantucket on Sept. 11 ... 26 ... .

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