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Tag Results - SNOWPACK

Seasonal Warming

Seasonal Warming

Nov 28, 2018

Winter is the fastest-warming season in most of the country, impacting agriculture and winter sports economies.

Previewing the National Climate Assessment

Previewing the National Climate Assessment

Nov 20, 2018

Here are some resources to help you prepare for the upcoming release of Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.

Snow Checkup

Snow Checkup

Mar 28, 2018

April 1 marks the annual end-of-season measure of western snowpack. This year follows the long-term trend of decreasing snowpack and increasing water scarcity for parts of the U.S.

2017 National Climate Assessment — Resources

2017 National Climate Assessment — Resources

Nov 3, 2017

The U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Climate Science Special Report.

Western Snowpack

Western Snowpack

Apr 3, 2017

The start of April marks the end of the winter wet season in the western U.S.

Snow Records & Trends

Snow Records & Trends

Feb 8, 2017

The average amount of snow covering North America is decreasing. But paradoxically, our warming world could also lead to individual storms that produce heavier snow.

Western Wildfires: Hotter Years, More Fires

Western Wildfires: Hotter Years, More Fires

Jun 28, 2016

The average number of large wildfires burning across the Western U.S. each year has tripled from the 1970s to the 2010s.

Winter Precip & Western Snowpack

Winter Precip & Western Snowpack

Apr 4, 2016

This year’s early spring snowpack in the West is higher than previous years, but remains on a long-term downward trend.

Winter Precipitation: More Rain, Less Snow

Winter Precipitation: More Rain, Less Snow

Feb 10, 2016

The ratio of snow to rain that falls each winter season will change in a warming world.