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By: Riah Gouvea , 2:39 AM GMT on October 29, 2013
For the week October 21-27:
Wildfires burn through Australia, the NCDC reports on record global temperatures, Typhoon Lekima makes Category 5 status, first snow for the Midwest, and Hugh Jackman causes climate change.
Updated: 11:04 PM GMT on October 31, 2013
By: Riah Gouvea , 5:58 PM GMT on October 22, 2013
For the week October 14-20:
Typhoon Wipha caused major destruction in Japan, Super Typhoon Francisco moves toward Japan, Hurricane Raymond brings rain to Acapulco, and a major earthquake rocks the Philippines.
By: Riah Gouvea , 3:48 AM GMT on October 15, 2013
For the week October 7-13:
Typhoon Phailin makes landfall in India, Nari hits the Philippines and Wipha heads toward Japan, while the Eastern U.S. sees record rainfall and we see another casualty of the government shutdown.
Updated: 3:52 AM GMT on October 15, 2013
By: Riah Gouvea , 12:51 AM GMT on October 08, 2013
For the week ending October 6:
Winter Storm Atlas brings heavy snow and severe weather, Tropical Storm Karen struggles to stay together, Louisville floods, the DeLuz fire burns, and the government shutdown affects weather.
Rapid City, SD stats (NWS) for heaviest snowstorms on record:
1) 32.1" - April 12-15, 1927
2) 23.1" - Oct. 4-5, 2013
3) 22.4" - April 8-10, 2013
EF SCALE RATING: EF-4
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 170
PATH LENGTH/STATUTE/: 19
PATH WIDTH/MAXIMUM/: 1.38 MILES
START DATE: OCTOBER 4...2013
START TIME: 512 PM CDT
START LOCATION: 8 SW WAYNE/WAYNE COUNTY/NE
START LAT/LON: 42.128/-97.077
END DATE: OCTOBER 4...2013
END TIME: 551 PM CDT
END LOCATION: 6 NNW WAKEFIELD/DIXON COUNTY/NE
END LAT/LON: 42.351/-96.891
By: Riah Gouvea , 1:02 AM GMT on October 01, 2013
For the week September 23-29:
Anchorage, AK gets an early snowfall, NASA’s rover finds water in the dirt on Mars, the IPCC reports on climate change, and more snow and rain for Florida, Texas, the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Northwest.
Read more about the IPCC Report on Jeff Master's blog
Updated: 1:04 AM GMT on October 01, 2013