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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...
  • Did you feel that? Last month was the hottest June on record

    Did you feel that? Last month was the hottest June on record
    Did you feel that? Last month was the hottest June ever recorded. That’s what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says as it tracks land and water temperatures around the world. NOAA says the combined average global...
  • Angling for the benefits of oyster restoration

    Angling for the benefits of oyster restoration
    "Fish on!" called P.J. Klavon, as he reached for a trap hauled from the placid waters of the Tred Avon River. Inside the black metal cage wriggled a single white perch, a safe distance from a blue crab. The fish weren't exactly jumping last week into...
  • First six months of 2014 were warmest in California's history

    The first six months of 2014 were the hottest ever in California, according to the National Weather Service. The period was nearly 5 degrees warmer than the 20th century average and more than a degree hotter than the record set in 1934, the National...
  • Hopeful signs emerge for hurricane season

    Hopeful signs emerge for hurricane season
    So far, it's looking good for Florida as the heart of the hurricane season approaches. Consider: • Abnormally strong bursts of Saharan dust are drifting over the Atlantic — and may subdue the tropics like they did last year, experts say. &#...
  • Virginia oyster harvest surges to half a million bushels

    Virginia oyster harvest surges to half a million bushels
    If the 60 percent jump in Virginia's oyster harvest in 2012 wasn't enough, last year the state logged another 25 percent surge — making that harvest the biggest since 1987. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that the state's oyster bounty for...
  • Crabs, scientists and climate change

    Re Ken Kaye's article, "Stone crabs at risk as climate changes affect our oceans": The marine biologist working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration showed CO2 levels and temperature at the turn of the century would affect the hatching...
  • Says Climate Scientists Are The Real Deniers

    Robert M. Thorson's July 10 column comparing the debate on climate to peoples' religious views on creationism is preposterous and insulting to those of us who base our opinion on scientific data ["Science Vs. Beliefs On Climate, Creationism"]....
  • Trout, smallmouth and panfish are biting in the Lehigh Valley, sharks and tuna at the shore

    People are still talking trout fishing in the rivers and streams, and also about the trout tragedy earlier this week in which the Lil-Le-Hi Trout Nursery lost approximately 1,400 fish due to a flooding that forced the fish to get tangled up in the bird-...
  • Waterspout spotted near Cocoa Beach, causes social media buzz

    Waterspout spotted near Cocoa Beach, causes social media buzz
    It wasn't a bird. It wasn't a plane. It was a waterspout that caught everyone's attention in Cocoa Beach Thursday evening. And the whirling column of air and water mist caused quite a stir on social media as photos of the waterspout flooded social...
  • Loggerheads win new protection in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico

    WASHINGTON Across 685 miles of beaches from North Carolina to Mississippi, loggerhead sea turtles now swim in federally protected waters. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday designated those coastlines, as well as 300,000...