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  • NWS: Snowfall Totals For Connecticut

    Latest Connecticut snow fall totals measured in inches by the National Weather Service: or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration HARTFORD COUNTY BURLINGTON 11.0 EAST HARTFORD 14.0 ENFIELD 6.5 GLASTONBURY 10.2 GRANBY 8.0 HARTFORD 9.0...
  • Group of actors, activists opposes attempt to import belugas

    A group of prominent actors, activists and scientists is opposing an attempt by the Georgia Aquarium to import beluga whales from Russia. The aquarium applied in June 2012 to import 18 whales, saying it would help improve the genetic diversity of belugas...
  • Remnants of wild winter dictate spring US weather woes

    The nation's wild Jekyll-Hyde winter will likely dictate what weather worries Americans have this spring. Federal meteorologists forecast that the record hot and dry winter in the West will likely worsen the drought problems for California and its...
  • No tornadoes reported anywhere across US in March

    With only about two-dozen twisters recorded so far this year during a period when 100 or more are typical, the U.S. appears to be in a tornado drought as cool, stable air prevents the ingredients of the violent storms from coming together,...
  • 3 applications for oil survey permits being reviewed by SC

    Three companies that conduct seismic surveys want South Carolina to sign off on applications for federal permits that would allow surveying for oil and natural gas in the Atlantic off the state's coast as early as this summer. Conservation groups say the...
  • Outlook is for dry conditions in Northern Plains

    Drought conditions are likely for a good chunk of the Northern Plains this spring because this winter was relatively dry, and farmers gearing up for spring planting are keeping an eye on the sky. Seventy-five percent of North Dakota and 82 percent of...
  • Tiny northern NY village tops snowfall charts with 21 feet

    The snowiest place in America is Bill Hanchek's back yard, just outside the tiny northern New York village of Copenhagen. More than 21 feet has fallen on Hanchek's measuring station behind his house this season. That's more than any other spot in the...
  • Number of abandoned, starving sea lion pups climbs

    Number of abandoned, starving sea lion pups climbs
    The California sea lion crisis has deepened as the number of abandoned, sickly pups continues to increase and the Pacific Ocean becomes warmer. To date, nearly 1,800 sea lions found stranded on California beaches have been admitted to rehabilitation...
  • Federal agency warns of warmer, less productive Pacific

    Starving sea lion pups and seabirds up and down the West Coast this year may be part of a large-scale shift of the Pacific Ocean to warmer and less productive conditions, according to a new federal fisheries report. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Things to Know about California's sea lion crisis

    More than 1,800 starving sea lion pups have washed up on California beaches since Jan. 1 and 750 are being treated in rescue centers across the state, according to updated numbers released Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration....
  • Major solar storm hits Earth, may pull northern lights south

    A severe solar storm smacked Earth with a surprisingly big geomagnetic jolt Tuesday, potentially affecting power grids and GPS tracking while pushing the colorful northern lights farther south, federal forecasters said. So far no damage has been...