New & Notable
Report Outlines Future of Weather Forecasting
Currently, the accuracy, skill, and scope of extended weather forecasts is limited. This report presents the vision that, in the next decade, subseasonal to seasonal forecasts will be as widely used as short-term weather forecasts are today.Read More >>
Attribution of Extreme Weather Events in the Context of Climate Change
The science of extreme event attribution has advanced rapidly in recent
years, giving new insight to the ways that human-caused climate change
can influence the magnitude or frequency of some extreme weather events.
Examining Stormwater and Graywater as Alternative Water Sources
Stormwater and graywater offer alternative water sources but guidelines and research on their risk to public health and the environment are needed to support decisions for safe use, this report finds.Read More >>
Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums
This report offers FEMA guidance for analyzing options for increasing the affordability of flood insurance premiums.Read More >>
Spills of Diluted Bitumen from Pipelines: A Comparative Study of Environmental Fate, Effects, and Response
Greater preparedness is needed for accidental spills of diluted bitumen from pipelines, this new report finds.