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Hailstones in a field
August 14, 2018
Scientists want to better understand and predict hailstorms, which cause more than $10 billion of damage yearly.
Oroville Dam spillway
August 06, 2018
Flooding caused by rain falling on snowpack could more than double by the end of this century in some areas of the western U.S. and Canada due to climate change.
UCAR logo
August 02, 2018
Droegemeier, an experienced leader in the atmospheric sciences community, has been picked by President Trump to head the Office of Science and Technology Policy.
NCAR Mesa Lab
July 09, 2018
The experienced and diverse committee includes leading NCAR and UCAR administrators and scientists, as well as top research experts from across the nation.
Vanda Grubišić
June 15, 2018
Vanda Grubišić elected to Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts for contribution to atmospheric science
A visualization of surface winds on CESM1
June 12, 2018
CESM2 will allow exploration of an impressive breadth of scientific questions.
Hurricane Ike
May 21, 2018
A new analysis compares 22 recent hurricanes with their likely future selves at the end of this century.
NCAR Director James Hurrell
May 17, 2018
An expert in climate variability and change, Hurrell will serve as the Walter Scott Presidential Chair in Environmental Science and Engineering at Colorado State University.
Skymet-UCAR signing: two CEOs shaking hands
May 14, 2018
Skymet will use a customized version of a cutting-edge automated weather prediction system developed at NCAR to provide improved forecasts for India's businesses, farmers, and other users.
An image of Hurricane Harvey taken by the GOES-16 satellite
May 10, 2018
In the weeks before Hurricane Harvey tore across the Gulf of Mexico and plowed into the Texas coast in August 2017, the Gulf's waters were warmer than any time on record.

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