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El Niño and the technology that’s used to predict and study it have changed too. In case you missed it, El Niño is the warming of the Pacific Ocean’s waters that can cause irregular weather patterns.

El Niño and Severe Weather

El Niño events for the 80s, 90s, and today. This year's El Niño is already breaking existing records. Learn more to prepare your home and family.


Cooking safety tips: stand by your stove & keep a pan lid nearby to smother a pan fire. Also: travel safety tips.

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South Carolina Flood Recovery

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