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NOAA predicts as many as 6 major Atlantic hurricanes for 2022

Hurricane Ida nears landfall Aug. 29, 2021.
Satellite image of Hurricane Ida nearing landfall in southern Louisiana in late August 2021. Photo: CIRA/RAMMB

Study: Climate change made India, Pakistan heat wave 30 times more likely

A villager walking through the cracked bottom of a dried-out pond on a hot summer day at Bandai village, India.
Shivaram, a villager walking through the cracked bottom of a dried-out pond on a hot summer day at Bandai village in Pali district, India, during a heat wave on May 11, 2022. Photo: Prakash Singh/AFP via Getty Images

Extreme weather plagues U.S., from Colorado snowstorm to East Coast heat

Computer model depiction of forecast highs and records along the East Coast for May 21, 2022.
National Weather Service forecast highs for Saturday, May 21, 2022. The boxes indicate record-setting temperatures. (Weatherbell.com)

U.S. Forest Service halts prescribed fires amid extreme fire danger

A firefighter putting out a hotspot from a wildfire near Mora, New Mexico, on May 13.
A firefighter putting out a hotspot from a wildfire near Mora, New Mexico, on May 13. Photo: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Wild weather includes "critical" fire risk, incoming Colorado snowstorm

Studies show climate change is increasingly driving extreme weather risks

Computer model depiction of high temperatures on May 19, 2022.
Computer model depiction of high temperatures on May 19, 2022. (Weatherbell.com)

New Mexico Calf Canyon Fire becomes largest in state history

The Calf Canyon Wildfire seen from space on May 11, 2022.
The Calf Canyon Fire seen by a Maxar Technologies satellite on May 11. Photo: ©2022 Maxar Technologies

Southwest "megadrought" leads to wildfires and new homicide evidence

Growing wildfire engulfs homes in drought-stricken Southern California

 Firefighters battle the Coastal Fire in Laguna Niguel, CA, on Wednesday, May 11.
Firefighters battle the Coastal Fire in Laguna Niguel, Calif., some 50 miles from Los Angeles, on May 11. Photo: Jeff Gritchen/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images