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New Yorkers Brace for 'Potentially Historic' Storm

Sunday, January 25, 2015

There's a phrase you don't want to see in a weather forecast.

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WNYC Digital

Twitter Backlash: Alternate Side Parking in Effect Today?!

Friday, January 09, 2015

Alternate Side Parking rules are suspended on this snowy day, but at 7:31 AM, the @NYCASP account tweeted out that ASP rules were in effect. Here's how New Yorkers responded. 

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Specials

NYC2050

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Hear highlights from "NYC2050," a special climate change series from WNYC and NBC 4 New York.

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WNYC News

A 'White Thanksgiving' Brings Travel Headaches

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The approaching storm could dump as much as seven inches of snow in some parts of the city.

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WNYC News

Winter Storm May Snarl Thanksgiving Travel

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A nor'easter could bring as much as 6 inches of snow to New York City on Wednesday as millions head out for the holiday weekend.

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WNYC News

Snow Ending, but Rain Possible for Buffalo

Friday, November 21, 2014

The looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and into the coming week raised the possibility of flood.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Wall of Snow in Buffalo

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Another two or three feet of snow is expected in Erie County today, on top of the 70 inches Buffalo already got. Blame the lake effect, our guest says, but not the polar vortex.

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WNYC News

Massive Snowstorm Hits Buffalo Area

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The record-setting snowstorm dumped up to six feet of snow in less than 24 hours, and forecasters say more is coming.

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WNYC News

Big Snowstorm Hits Buffalo

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Snow totals by Wednesday afternoon could top 6 feet in the hardest-hit areas with another storm expected Thursday.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Was Climate Change Responsible for Hurricane Sandy?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Atmospheric scientist and Columbia University professor Adam Sobel discusses whether Hurricane Sandy was a freak event or a harbinger of things to come.

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WNYC News

What's the Worst Weather that Could Happen? A Repeat of the Storm of 1821.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

New research on a 19th-century storm suggests Sandy was bad but not exceptional.

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WNYC News

Lightning Strike Injures 3 at New York Beach

Monday, September 01, 2014

A lightning strike at a New York City beach injured three people on Sunday.

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WNYC News

Beware the Light Box Effect — and Other Secrets of NYC's Microclimates

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

It's only a few degrees, but when a heat wave comes, variations in temperature across Manhattan could spell the difference between life and death.  

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WNYC News

Cool Enough For Ya?

Friday, August 15, 2014

The number of scorchers this year is down drastically from years past. The mercury has reached 90 degrees just four days this summer, while New York City typically experienced at least 15 hotter days in each of the past four years. 

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Good Night, Robin Williams Edition

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Slate critics Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and guest John Swansburg discuss the inestimable actor and comedian Robin Williams' career, Cinemax's the turn-of-the-century hospital drama The Knick, and the weather.

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PRI's The World

For a team of researchers stranded on an island with a storm coming, the solution was simple. Send in the Navy

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A team of NOAA researchers were counting Hawaiian monk seals on a small chain of Pacific islands when they discovered that Tropical Storm Iselle was headed their way. It took a rescue mission by the US Navy to get them out safely.

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The Sporkful

From Flurry to Blizzard: Ranking Weather-Themed Desserts With a Meteorologist

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Meteorologist Gary England helps us rank desserts named after severe weather phenomena. Plus, Professor Paul Breslin, of Rutgers University, tells us how weather affects our tastes.

The Sporkful

I Dreamed of a Dairy Queen Blizzard Last Night

Friday, July 25, 2014

The dream was so vivid and so intense, that I spent most of the next day writing a poem about the Blizzard; and I share that fine poem with you now. 
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The Brian Lehrer Show

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Balm

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Can you handle the heat? On Tuesday's show, we devoted much of the show to a mini-series of conversations around the theme of HEAT. Listen and download the full special above, or individual segments below.

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