National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration

A snow blower clearing a road near Echo Summit Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Wild winter this year? Not likely, NOAA forecasts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The weather forecast for this winter is mostly a shrug of the shoulders. For most of the nation, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration predicts equal chances for unusual warmth, cold, snow, rain […]

11/21/2013

Bob Schoelkopf, co-director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, talks to a recovering seal at the center in Brigantine, N.J. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Ex-dolphin trainer now looking into mass die-off

BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — Once upon a time, he was known as Capt. Bob, the man who trained the dolphins and seals to perform for crowds in Atlantic City. But as he got to know […]

08/21/2013

Blue whale (AP Photo).

Ships urged to slow down for whales outside SF Bay

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) – The Coast Guard is asking large ships off the Northern California coast to slow down to avoid collisions with endangered whales feasting on an abundance of krill around the Farallon […]

07/07/2013

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

States to get initial money from Japanese gift

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — West Coast states affected by debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan are about to receive an initial $250,000 each from a $5 million gift from Japan for cleanup. The National […]

05/17/2013

(AP Photo)

First confirmed Japanese tsunami debris in Calif.

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials say a fishing boat that washed ashore in Northern California is the first debris to reach the state that’s been confirmed as having come from the Japanese tsunami.

04/26/2013

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