In the Southern United States, the second pre-season tropical storm this year hit land.
75 miles from the border with Canada, the temperature hit 90 degrees by 10:00 this morning.
Lobsters in Maine have shed their shells four-to-six weeks ahead of schedule.
Groundwater depletion in California and Texas is threatening the supply of food in the United States.
The area of the Arctic Ocean with at least 15 percent sea ice coverage is almost two standard deviations below the average from over the last 33 years of measurements.