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Atmospheric rivers force California to manage floods during drought

Floodwaters surrounding a house in California on Jan. 13.

California faces weeks of cleanup as "one last" major storm lashes state

California flooded by yet more powerful atmospheric river storms

Floodwaters from the overflowing Salinas River surround a home in Salinas, California, on Jan. 13.

Global warming is about to accelerate

Animation showing the pace and severity of global warming.
Andrew Freedman
Updated Jan 13, 2023 - Energy & Environment

California's atmospheric river onslaught is not over yet

Shawna Chen
Updated Jan 13, 2023 - Science

Tornadoes rip through South as deadly storms kill at least 9

Satellite imagery showing a storm pattern that's turned into a tornado over the Balbour, Alabama area
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Jan 12, 2023 - Science

3 more atmospheric rivers to slam flood-hit California

In an aerial view, homes are seen surrounded by floodwaters on January 11, 2023 in Planada, California.

Ocean heat content hits record high, a sign of global warming

Andrew Freedman
Updated Jan 11, 2023 - Science

"Endless stream" of deadly atmospheric rivers bring fresh flood threats to California

Car sits in a sinkhole created by atmospheric river storms in California.