Southern Ocean research: SOCRATES logo
An international team of scientists will head to the remote Southern Ocean for six weeks to study clouds.
UCAR Next Generation Fellows: Flatirons in winter
The three awardees receive financial support for two years of graduate school and two summer internships.
Precipitation in the WRF model
A rich, new data set is giving scientists an unprecedented look at the future of weather
climate forecast map, by watershed
Water managers and streamflow forecasters can now access bi-weekly, monthly, and seasonal precipitation and temperature forecasts, broken down by individual watershed.
The Sun. Credit NASA.
The solar seasons — which change every six to 18 months from "bursty" to quiet, and vice versa — have been realistically simulated for the first time in a computer model.
Predicted La Niña for 2018
Two new studies have significantly improved scientists’ ability to predict the strength and duration of droughts caused by La Niña.
NOAA precipitation forecast for 2017-18 winter
George Washington lacked a modern seasonal forecast when his army faced unprecedented cold in the winter of 1779-80.
HAO eclipse gallery: side-by-side pre- and post-processed images, 1901 eclipse
Scientists are eager to capture images of this year's eclipse — but that's nothing new. Researchers have been poring over images of total solar eclipses practically since there were images available to pore over.

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