Wednesday, February 1, 2012

U.S. Year 2011 Record Climate Extremes




NOAA: 2011 a year of climate extremes in the United States
NOAA announces two additional severe weather events reached $1 billion damage threshold, raising 2011’s billion-dollar disaster count from 12 to 14 events.


According to NOAA scientists, 2011 was a record-breaking year for climate extremes, as much of the United States faced historic levels of heat, precipitation, flooding and severe weather, while La Niña events at both ends of the year impacted weather patterns at home and around the world.


For more information, NOAA Link: U.S. Year 2011 Record Climate Extremes

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