NOAA

NWS: Wyoming Water Levels Remain Above Average in April
Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Riverton say Wyoming’s water supply remains well above average for the month of April. Hydrologist Jim Fahey says statewide precipitation levels last month were above 130 percent of average. Precipitation levels last month ranged between 203 pe…
NWS: Wyoming’s Water Supply Above Average
Officials with the National Weather Service say Wyoming’s water supply is, for the most part, well above average for the month of March. NOAA hydrologist Jim Fahey says precipitation in February was 180 percent of normal, which is bolstering current water year precipitation estimates to rough…
Report: Feds’ Warnings About Sandy Were Confusing
WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal review says federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall. But the warnings themselves were confusing. The gigantic October storm lost tropical characteristics hours before landfall in New Jersey, so the National Oceanic and…
53% Of The U.S. In Moderate Drought Or Worse
The July 17, 2012, U.S. Drought Monitor map showed increases in the area of the United States in all categories of drought, setting a record for the third consecutive week for the total area of the country in drought during the 12-year history of the map. As of July 17, 53.17 percent of the country …
Billion-Dollar Weather Disasters Smashes U.S. Record
WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s wild weather year has hit yet another new high: a devastating dozen billion-dollar catastrophes. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Wednesday that it has recalculated the number of weather disasters passing the billion dollar mark,…