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Experts anticipate a hotter than average summer 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Are We In For A Hot And Sweltering Summer?

CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has the predictions for our ultimate summer forecast.

06/02/2015

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NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change Threats

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.

05/26/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential Bid

The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.

04/14/2015

Rescuers on the scene at Sandy Hook Bay on Feb. 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

3 Rescued From Icy Waters Off Sandy Hook Bay In Middletown, N.J.

Footage from the scene showed rescuers, wearing protective gear, dragging one woman across the surface of the icy waters in a basket.

02/17/2015

A boys cools off in the Washington Square Park Fountain in  New York City July 22, 2011 as people try different ways to beat the heat which is expected to reach 110F degrees (43C). US weather experts Friday issued heat alerts for more than half of the 50 states as a blanket of hot air and humidity smothered the country, from Texas in the south to Maine in the northeast.    AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite Bitter Winter In New York, 2014 Was The Warmest Year On Record

It’s official, 2014 will go down in the climate books as the hottest year on record, so far.

01/16/2015

Hendrickson taking weather observations at his farm in Bridgehampton, N.Y. (Photo: NOAA/ 2008)

NOAA To Honor World’s Oldest Weatherman, Richard G. Hendrickson, 101

He’s certainly seen his fair share of sunny and stormy days.

07/23/2014

Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA Administrator, issues the initial outlook for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season during a press conference on May 22, 2014 at the New York City Office of Emergency Management's Emergency Operations Center in Brooklyn. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Forecasters Predict Slow Atlantic Hurricane Season

A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.

05/22/2014

Thousands of people brave high temperatures while practicing bikram yoga as part of the annual Mind Over Madness event in Times Square on June 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Federal Report: Climate Change Is Upon Us

Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.

05/06/2014

A flooded street in Lower Manhattan following superstorm Sandy - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Federal Report: Sandy Warnings Were Confusing Despite Accurate Forecasts

Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found.

05/16/2013

A damaged home in Manhasset (credit: India Gray via Facebook)

Sen. Schumer Warns Insurance Companies Against ‘Playing Games’ With Sandy Victims

Schumer said the difference between a hurricane and a tropical storm for insurance purposes could be very costly to homeowners who have already lost so much.

11/11/2012

People play in the Washington Square Park

New York City Hits 104 Degrees; Breaks Heat Record Set In 1957

While the all-time record of 106 degrees wasn’t reached, residents in the Tri-State were left sweating it out as the mercury soared.

07/22/2011