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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...
  • Small drones prove up to hurricane tasks

    Small drones prove up to hurricane tasks
    They weigh only 13 pounds, have a five-foot wingspan and look rather frail. Yet these small drones, called Coyotes, are designed to penetrate the most violent quadrants of a hurricane and the in the process glean crucial atmospheric information that...
  • PETA offers reward for sea lion believed taken from Dockweiler beach

    PETA offers reward for sea lion believed taken from Dockweiler beach
    Concerns over the¬†well-being of a sea lion believed to have been taken last weekend from Dockweiler State Beach have intensified. Now, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering a $5,000 reward for any information on the pup’s...
  • Agency: Humpback whales' recovery is national success story

    The humpback whale became the unofficial symbol for the conservation movement in the last century. The iconic mammal that can be found across the planet was on the verge of extinction. The international community banned whaling the species in 1966, and...
  • Agency proposes lifting protections for most humpback whales

    The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whales from the endangered species list, saying the massive mammals have rebounded after 45 years of protection and restoration efforts. National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Most humpback whales could be removed from endangered species list

    Most humpback whales could be removed from endangered species list
    Most of the world's humpback whales could soon be removed from the endangered species list under a new plan from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the agency announced on Monday. Citing improved conservation efforts and population...
  • Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred

    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...
  • 5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred

    5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred
    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...
  • Sunken aircraft carrier rediscovered off California coast

    Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk at a secret location off the Northern California coast decades ago. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration located and...
  • The globe's record heat keeps on broiling into this year

    There's been no break from the globe's record heat — the first three months of 2015 have set new high temperature marks. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month's average temperature of 56.4 degrees (13.6 degrees...
  • Scientists find radioactive aircraft carrier off San Francisco coast

    HALF MOON BAY, Calif. In a ghostly reminder of the San Francisco Bay Area's nuclear heritage, scientists announced Thursday they have captured the first clear images of a radioactivity-polluted World War II aircraft carrier that rests on the ocean floor...