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March brought record warmth to continental U.S.

Last month came in like a lamb and stayed that way, contributing to the warmest March for the contiguous United States since modern record-keeping began in 1895, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said on Monday. Full story

NOAA: ‘Vigilance' never ends

   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official Kathryn Sullivan takes an aerial survey of the Carolina coastline, mapping damage from Hurricane Irene.

US: Record 312 twisters in single day

It looks like last week's tornado outbreak was the biggest on record for a single 24-hour period, federal experts said Monday. Full story

U.S. Must Take Space Storm Threat Seriously, Experts Warn

WASHINGTON — Space weather could pose serious problems here on Earth in the coming years, the chief of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Saturday (Feb. 19). Full story

NASA drones to check out 'rivers in the sky'

Unmanned drones are set to fly high in the atmosphere to study so-called rivers in the sky, similar to the so-called Pineapple Express that brought torrential rains and flooding to Southern California in December. Full story

2010 tied as warmest year, U.S. agency says

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  Analysis: 'Majority of oil evaporated or burned'

NOAA head Dr. Jane Jobchenco reports on new data showing where the oil from the Deepwater Horizon well has gone.

  Testing the waters of the Gulf

Accompanied by Commander Shepard M. Smith, Dylan Ratigan takes a tour of the NOAA research ship Thomas Jefferson.

  Oil, gas continues to rise from well

Dr. Ian MacDonald talks about the latest data released by NOAA after conducting more tests in the Gulf.

  Did BP cover-up the oil disaster?

Taylor Kirschenfield, a scientist from Florida, who refused instructions from NOAA about where to send water samples, joins Countdown.

  Containing the Oil Spill

Discussing what's next in stopping the deluge of oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico, with Nancy Kinner, director of the NOAA at the University of New Hampshire.

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