Emily Gertz
at 10:44 AM Aug 18 2014
Nature // 

Six weeks worth of rain fell on greater Detroit on Monday, much of it during afternoon rush hour. Local drainage systems quickly topped out, and the deluge transformed highways into lakes studded with hundreds of stranded drivers and submerged cars. Flooded roads and highways in greater Detroit began to reopen on Wednesday, two days after the storm, according to The Wall Street Journal, but the cleanup and repair is likely to take months.

Emily Gertz
at 07:58 AM Jun 25 2014
Nature // 

Last month was the warmest-ever May in the history of temperature records, leaving atmospheric scientists to wonder: Will 2014 go down as the hottest year ever?

Francie Diep
at 05:00 AM May 30 2013
Science // 

A new bill, still in its early drafts, may require the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to shift some of its research toward weather forecasts-and potentially away from studies of global warming and oceans, Climate Central reported.

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