Topic: Weather

New Research Could Predict La Niña Drought Years in Advance

Nov. 16, 2017
Drought

New studies improve predictions on the strength and duration of La Niña droughts.

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Monsoon Intensity Enhanced By Heat Captured By Desert Dust

July 28, 2016
Monsoon rains fall on the green valleys of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Variations in the ability of sand particles in the atmosphere to absorb heat can change the intensity of the Indian Summer Monsoon.

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Aerosols Strengthen Storm Clouds, According to New Study

June 13, 2016
Aerosol cloud

Aerosol particles can increase the lifespans of large storm clouds by delaying rainfall, making the clouds grow larger, and producing more extreme storms when rain finally does come, according to new research.

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Rain and Research: Longhorns Working with Weather

June 23, 2015
Students posed for pictures by the UT Tower during breaks from the rain at the 2015 commencement ceremonies.

UT Austin researchers are making the most of a rainy spring in Central Texas. Learn how Longhorns are working with the weather. 

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UT Austin to Close at 5 p.m. Due to Tropical Storm Bill

June 16, 2015
Tower

Due to deteriorating weather conditions, UT Austin will close at 5 p.m. on June 16.

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