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Extensive Droughts in the Conterminous United States during Multiple Centuries

A new study in Earth Interactions uses tree-ring-based reconstructions of the Palmer drought severity index (PDSI) for the period 1475–2017 to explore the variability of spatially extensive U.S. droughts through time and across space.

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The Anatomy of a Series of Cloud Bursts that Eclipsed the U.S. Rainfall Record
The Anatomy of a Series of Cloud Bursts that Eclipsed the U.S. Rainfall Record

In April 2018, a series of thunderstorms over the northern slopes of Kaua‘i, Hawaii, produced enough precipitation (~50 in.) to break the U.S. rainfall record previously set in 1979. A new article in MWR examines this record breaking event using National Weather Service operational and special datasets.

Do Machine Learning Approaches Offer Skill Improvement for Short-Term Forecasting of Wind Gust Occurrence and Magnitude?
Do Machine Learning Approaches Offer Skill Improvement for Short-Term Forecasting of Wind Gust Occurrence and Magnitude?

A new study in WAF examines the relative skill of models of wind gust occurrence and magnitude that employ different statistical methods in order to improve short-term forecasts.

Time-Dependent Response of the Overturning Circulation and Pycnocline Depth to Southern Ocean Surface Wind Stress Changes
Time-Dependent Response of the Overturning Circulation and Pycnocline Depth to Southern Ocean Surface Wind Stress Changes

Previous theories predict the ocean density structure to adjust to a change in winds over the Southern Ocean within centuries whereas climate models show this adjustment will take thousands of years. A new study in JPO investigates the the time-dependent response of the meridional overturning circulation and low-latitude pycnocline depth to Southern Ocean wind stress changes using a hierarchy of models.

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