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Published: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 03:05:01 -0400

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Between Extremes: California Rises from Drought
After years of crippling drought, record-breaking precipitation washed over California. Satellites observed as mountain landscapes greened, snowpack spread, and reservoirs filled up.



Fires Rage Near Lake Baikal
Several pyrocumulus clouds are lofting dense smoke high into the atmosphere.



Fires Rage Near Lake Baikal
Several pyrocumulus clouds are lofting dense smoke high into the atmosphere.



Tropical Storm Cindy Nears the Gulf Coast
Tropical Storm Cindy will bring heavy rain to the Gulf Coast.



Smoke and Fire on Bathurst Island
Roughly one-third of the savanna woodlands on these islands burn each year.



Wildfires Light Up Portugal
The blaze burned so brightly that its light was visible at night from space.






New posts in the Earth Matters blog - Between Extremes: California Rises from Drought
Not long after a crippling drought, record-breaking precipitation covered the state.