Interpreting Weather and Climate Conditions

Goal:  The research activity, Interpreting Weather and Climate Conditions , seeks to provide an explanation of evolving climate conditions and to assess their predictability.
What's Happening Now?

Explaining Extreme Events 2016 Report

What's Happened Recently?

2010 Temperature Comparison

What's Likely to Happen?

heat wave future

Heat Waves: A Global Sweat
Martin Hoerling Interviewed on NPR

New Science Links Specific Weather Events to Climate Change
CPR Interview with Marty Hoerling and Stephanie Herring

Historical Perspective U.S. Weather and Climate Extremes website

Current Conditions (PSL Map Room)

Teleconference for "Explaining Extreme Events of 2014"
Causes and Predictability of the 2011-14 California Drought
(Audio of California Drought Study Teleconference)
(Audio of follow-up interview with Marty Hoerling)

Webinar: Climate Change and Extreme Weather
Webinar: Extreme Weather Attribution
(Slides from Webinar)
An Interpretation of the Origins of the 2012 Central Great Plains Drought
Climate Change and Hurricane Sandy

How will droughts change?
How will heat waves change?