Weather Articles

Tropical Cyclone Mekunu Strikes Socotra Island; 17 Missing

By Associated Press
May 24, 2018

Here's what we know so far about this developing situation.

The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Names List Includes One New Name

By Jonathan Erdman
May 24, 2018

Here is the 2018 name list.

Tropical Development Likely 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.

It's Still Snowing in Eastern Canada and More Snow Is Possible Here and in the Sierra Nevada Mountains This Weekend

By Linda Lam
May 24, 2018

An unusual out-of-season snowfall results in some unbelievable pictures.

U.S.'s Newest Weather Satellite Has a Critical Issue Only Three Months In

May 24, 2018

Launched only three months ago, GOES-17, the nation's newest weather satellite, has a critical cooling problem that could take a toll on the quality of its photos.

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected to Be Near- or Above-Average, NOAA Says

By Jonathan Belles
May 24, 2018

NOAA has released its hurricane season outlook for 2018. Here's what it says.

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

By Jonathan Erdman
May 24, 2018

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

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

By Brian Donegan
May 24, 2018

Find out if rain will affect your holiday weekend plans.

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.

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.

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