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Extreme Flooding Event: Oroville Dam Images from LA Times Feb 28, 2017 LA Times publishes images of the effects of California's recent snow and rains, which led to the evacuation of those near the Oroville Dam in California due to fears of emergency spillways releasing excess floodwaters downstream.
Winter 2017 C3WE Newsletter Jan 13, 2017 The latest edition of the C3WE newsletter, which features news and research highlights from the C3WE team and our partners, is now available. 
Extreme Downpours Likely to Increase by End of the Century says Study led by C3WE Researcher Andreas Prein Dec 6, 2016 At century's end, the number of summertime storms that produce extreme downpours could increase by more than 400 percent across parts of the United States—including sections of the Gulf Coast, Atlantic Coast, and the Southwest—according to a new study by Andy Prein and co-authors, Roy Rasmussen, Changhai Liu, and Kyoko Ikeda.
NSF Awards 2-year Grant to Apply Indigenous and Western Knowledge to Environmental Problems Nov 7, 2016 C3WE'S Rising Voices will participate in a project that brings together Native American researchers, students, and community members in partnership with Western science organizat
Debasish PaiMazumder Interview on Flash Droughts Oct 20, 2016 Denver's Channel 9 News interviews Debasish PaiMazumder about his recently published work on predicting flash droughts.
Effects of Climate Change on National Security Oct 11, 2016 Focus on climate change by U.S. leaders in this election cycle needs more attention paid to the effects of changing climate, writes David Titley, a professor of practice in meteorology and director of the Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk, C3WE advisory panel member, and adjunct senior fellow at the Center for New American Security at Pennsylvania State University. 
Hurricanes will worsen as planet warms and sea levels rise, scientists warn Oct 10, 2016 The Guardian's Oliver Milman quotes James Done in his story on the likelihood of hurricanes growing in menace as the world warms and sea levels rise. Milman's article considers the number and intensity of future hurricanes, writing that while the number of storms may dip slightly in the future, the most destructive events will actually increase.
Notes from a hot planet Oct 10, 2016 Steve Maleski, in a story for the Rutland Herald, quotes from a 2014 paper by Greg Holland
Hurricane Matthew: Where Is This Massive Storm Heading? Oct 5, 2016  James Done, science lead for the Capacity Center for Climate and Weather Extremes, talks to Live Science about the course and effects of Hurricane Matthew on the United States.
Attributing changing climate to recent extreme events Aug 19, 2016 The Washington Post's Chris Mooney considers recent disasters - fires in California, floods in Louisiana, storm surge from events like Hurricane Sandy - and the ties of these extremes to changing climate. 

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