Predicting the weather 3 to 4 weeks from now is extremely challenging, yet many critical decisions affecting communities and economies must be made at this lead time. However, model forecasts available for the first time this week could help NOAA's operational Climate Prediction Center significantly improve its week 3-4 temperature and precipitation outlooks for the U.S.
Want to contribute to the National Climate Assessment? The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) is soliciting individuals to serve as Review Editors for the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), currently underway.
The Climate Model Development Task Force’s has been working for over three years to advance NOAA’s climate models in support of improved sub-seasonal to seasonal predictions.
This document exemplifies a public-private collaboration between CPO and the American Planning Association to help communities incorporate weather and climate information into municipal planning.
Nancy Beller-Simms, Program Manager of CPO's Sectoral Aplications Research Program (SARP), will address questions regarding the current SARP Federal Funding Opportunity through a live webinar on July 11, 2017, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather. In 2011, the United States experienced a record high number (14) of climate- and weather-related disasters where overall costs reached or exceeded $1 billion. Combined, these events claimed 670 lives, caused more than 6,000 injuries, and cost $55 billion in damages. Businesses, policy leaders, resource managers and citizens are increasingly asking for information to help them address such challenges.
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