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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...
  • BP oil spill linked to Gulf dolphin die-off, study says

    Scientists looking into the longest-running dolphin die-off on record in the Gulf of Mexico say that oil from the BP drilling disaster likely played a "significant" role in killing many of them. In a study published Wednesday, a team of researchers...
  • Scientists link dolphin deaths in Gulf to 2010 BP spill

    In a new study, a team of scientists says there's a definite link between the massive BP oil spill in 2010 and a record number of dolphin deaths along the northern Gulf of Mexico. The scientists on Wednesday said large numbers of dead bottlenose dolphins...
  • More global heat records

    More global heat records
    This global warming thing is starting to get scary. In its latest report, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says: - January through April was the warmest such period on record; - April 2014 through April 2015 was the warmest 12-month...
  • El Niño strengthens. Hope for serious drought relief?

    El Niño strengthens. Hope for serious drought relief?
    El Niño conditions in the Pacific Ocean that were first identified in March are strengthening, federal scientists said Thursday, renewing hope that the next winter could be a long-awaited wet one for California. The weather phenomenon intensified from...
  • Deep in the ocean, the world's first known warm-blooded fish

    Deep in the ocean, the world's first known warm-blooded fish
    Scientists have found the first known example of a fish with warm blood. The large circular fish is called an opah, or sometimes a moonfish, and researchers have determined that it can keep its internal temperature 5 degrees Celsius warmer than its...
  • Community service comes naturally for Staffordville resident Jeff Aborn

    For Jeff Aborn of Staffordville, there aren't always enough hours in the day for his community service activities. Aborn said he had always been fascinated about weather, and so, several years ago, when a friend learned about an adult education program...
  • NOAA awards 10 sea scallop research projects

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it has selected 10 research projects about the sea scallop fishery that are valued at more than $10 million. Money from selling scallops that are set aside to pay for research projects will fund...
  • Gulf anglers at odds over new rules for prized fish

    Fishing boats stream out of the pass leading from Destin Harbor into the Gulf of Mexico most any spring day, and the flow becomes a flood once the season opens for red snapper, the region's most popular prize. New rules for catching the tasty fish are...
  • Correction: Arctic Cod story

    In a story April 30 about Arctic cod research, The Associated Press reported erroneously the increase in sea surface temperature in the Chukchi Sea estimated by NOAA scientists. The estimate is .9 degrees per decade, not 1.8 degrees per decade. A...
  • 61 right whales in Cape Cod Bay in 2 weeks; slowdown urged

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is asking boaters and fishermen to slow down in Cape Cod Bay and be on the lookout for critically endangered North Atlantic right whales in New England waters. The agency says researchers have...