State of the Climate ~ National Climatic Data Center

The State of the Climate is a collection of monthly summaries recapping climate-related occurrences on both a global and national scale. Read more .Also, as it is now Flood Season across most of our readership, I got this excellent asset for Real-time Water Alert email or text messages, @USGS from NWS Mobile ‏@NWSMobile

Reasons for Optimism for New Orleans’ Future ~Dr. Ezra Boyd,

Declarations of the death of an American city have given way to new reasons to be optimistic about New Orleans’ future.  Anyone who has visited the city recently will tell you that the metro area is well into a robust period of re-population and recovery. The numbers support this view. New Orleans itself has regained…