Stories tagged: NOAA
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 8:59 p.m.
Last weekend’s blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
For the past 12 months the average surface temperature across the globe was 58.47 Fahrenheit, a 0.23-degree increase from 2014’s record-breaking average temperature of 58.24, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015
Shots ring out, then there’s a splash: Government agents gunning for double-crested cormorants have hit their mark again. Federal agents have stalked tiny uninhabited East Sand Island in the estuary …
Tue., June 9, 2015
Federal authorities have released a final recovery plan for the Snake River’s sockeye salmon runs, which teetered on the brink of extinction in the 1990s. Only a handful of sockeye …
Thu., June 21, 2012
Tornadoes and hurricanes make most of the headlines for weather- related disasters. But here’s the shocking news: The deadliest weather event is lightning.
Fri., May 18, 2012
WASHINGTON – West Coast residents are calling 911 to report tsunami debris they see coming ashore, but the operators don’t know what to say. When Sen. Maria Cantwell asked a …
Thu., March 15, 2012, 11:49 a.m.
SEATTLE — The federal government has decided it is OK to resume killing California sea lions that eat threatened and endangered salmon at Bonneville Dam.
Thu., June 30, 2011
Jane Lubchenco, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said Wednesday in Spokane that the federal government is about to expand its climate and weather services throughout the West. …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2010
EVERETT – For nearly 40 years, scientists have flocked to a drab, two-story building along Mukilteo’s waterfront. Inside the gray National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration station, they’ve studied why parts …