From the Atlantic hurricane season to wildfires in the West: How 2020 weather shattered records

ABC News | Emily Shapiro andDaniel Manzo
December 26, 2020

This year became one for the record books for yet another reason: The turbulent weather of 2020 smashed numerous records, from storms to wildfires to heat waves.

This year was the fifth year in a row that the Atlantic hurricane season was an above-normal active season, and 2020 is now in the record books as "the most active hurricane season on record" in the Atlantic, said Jason Smerdon, a climate scientist at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.  Read More