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After fires, flood risk elevated as alluvial fan unravels

Runoff now unpredictable in Flagstaff drainage basin
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Extreme heat disrupting mass transit operations

Services cut to avoid or repair bent rails, melted cables
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3D scan & CAD data comparison avoids costly production errors

manufacturing quality assurance gets lift from 3DViewStation
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NSF funds new environmental data science center at CU Boulder

more scientific collaboration & inclusive workforce to result
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New coastal and climate resilience federal funding available

Infrastructure funds increase access climate data & services
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NYC releases extreme rainfall action plan

with new interactive flood maps, expanded monitoring network
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Ocean salinity to forecast heavy rainfall over Midwest

S2S forecasts using more than sea surface water temperature
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Simplified flood mapping approach to protect more communities

variation in flooding scenarios help clarify flooding risk
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California DWR offers grants for river stewardship projects

Aims: less flooding, better water quality, reliable water supply
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Corps earthquake response exercise assesses dam safety in NW

Damage assessment, triage & communications get strong marks
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Protecting solar energy assets from hazardous weather

created by Johan Jacques, Meteorological Consultant |
hailstorm warning system combines weather sensors & nowcasts
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Ongoing land subsidence even if aquifer levels stop declining

deferred subsidence tracked using satellite measurements
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Measuring drought impact via tree-ring & streamflow records

context to ongoing Upper Colorado River Basin megadrought
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NOAA forecasts average ‘dead zone’ in Gulf this summer

Low oxygen levels, fish kills expected in hypoxic Gulf waters
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Nationwide ATLAS 14 update by NOAA gets temporary funding

Better rainfall data for all states over the next 5 years
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High-Tech Tools have improved predictions of hurricane paths

Hurricane intensity remains difficult to forecast
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Water supply reliability depends on understanding snowmelt

Snowmelt factors to inform streamflow predictions, water management
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City dwellers warming to green roofs’ costs, benefits

Portland reports benefits of smarter stormwater management
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$33 million available for U.S. dam safety

FEMA boosts climate resilience, emergency management
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IDWR: widespread drought, water shortages in southern Idaho

Little snowpack leads to below-average streamflows
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