Weather Articles

Invest 90L Likely to Develop in the Gulf of Mexico Memorial Day Weekend; Major Flash Flood Threat in the Southeast, Florida Into Next Week

By Chris Dolce
May 24, 2018

Tropical development aside, one impact is a virtual certainty in the Southeast into next week.

Invest 90L a Memorial Day Weekend Heavy Rain, Flash Flood Threat in the Southeast, Florida Regardless of Tropical or Subtropical Development

By Chris Dolce
May 23, 2018

Tropical development aside, one impact is a virtual certainty in the Southeast into next week.

Memorial Day Weekend Forecast: Rain, Thunderstorms Possible in East, South and West With Warm, Dry Weather in Plains and Southwest

By Brian Donegan
May 23, 2018

Find out if rain will affect your holiday weekend plans.

Plains Heat Wave to Last Through the Memorial Day Weekend, Threatening Daily Records from Texas to Minnesota, North Dakota

By Jonathan Erdman
May 23, 2018

April's cold will be a distant memory after this upcoming heat wave.

Hurricanes Will be Wetter, Stronger and Slower in the Future, New Study Says

By Jonathan Belles
May 23, 2018

A new study says hurricanes of the future could have even more potentially deadly impacts.

Puerto Rico's Forests Are Still Shredded Islandwide, NASA Aerial Study Confirms

By Sean Breslin
May 23, 2018

NASA got a good look at the lingering destruction from the 2017 hurricane season, and it left severe destruction in Puerto Rico's forests.

U.S. Tornadoes Are Near a 13-Year Low in 2018

By Brian Donegan
May 23, 2018

We are in the peak of tornado season in the United States, but the atmosphere clearly has other plans.

Why Intensity Doesn't Matter Much for Tropical Rainfall Potential

By Brian Donegan
May 22, 2018

It doesn't take a major hurricane to produce life-threatening flooding.

Why the Projected Path For Hurricanes and Tropical Storms Doesn't Always Tell the Full Story

By Chris Dolce
May 22, 2018

Do you really know what the forecast path means?

Nevada Mudslides Close U.S. 395 in Douglas County

By Sean Breslin
May 22, 2018

Officials say they don't know how long the roadway will be closed.

Pakistan Heat Wave Kills at Least 65, Welfare Group Says

By Associated Press
May 22, 2018

Widespread power outages worsened the situation as temperatures soared.

Tropics Have Been Active on Memorial Day Weekend in Recent Years

By Chris Dolce
May 21, 2018

Memorial Day weekend can be active in the tropics even though hurricane season hasn't officially begun.

4 Things to Know About This Week's Weather

By Jonathan Erdman
May 21, 2018

Here's what we're watching the week before Memorial Day.

It Has Been 5 Years Since the Last EF5 Tornado Struck the U.S.

By Chris Dolce
May 20, 2018

Nature's most intense tornadoes produce catastrophic damage, but it's been a half-decade since the last EF5 tornado hit the U.S.

Caribbean Moisture Plume Continues Threat of Heavy Rain in the East

May 19, 2018

A rather stagnant, wet pattern will remain in place in the East.

We're Coming Up on the Peak of Activity in Hail Alley

By Jonathan Belles
May 18, 2018

Tornado Alley isn't just home to the most tornadoes – most hail falls there, too.

Catalina Eddy Off California Coast Means 'May Gray' and 'June Gloom' Ahead

By Linda Lam
May 18, 2018

This typically results in "gray May" and "June gloom" for parts of the coastline.

Wildfires Rage in Russia's Far East, Siberia, Torching Massive Swaths of Land

By Sean Breslin
May 18, 2018

Burn scars spanning thousands of acres are easily visible from space.

Northeast Storms Spawn Nine Tornadoes, Kill Five and Knock Out Power to Thousands

By weather.com
May 18, 2018

Here's the latest on the severe storms that rolled through the Northeast on Tuesday.

Near-Average 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected, According to The Weather Company's Updated May Outlook

By Jonathan Belles
May 18, 2018

The Weather Company has released an updated hurricane season outlook for 2018.

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