Weather Articles

Cross-Country System to Bring Snow and Rain to Midwest and East

By Chris Dolce
February 16, 2020

This next system won't bring widespread snowfall, but it could slow down travel from the Rockies to the central and eastern United States.

It's Already One of the Wettest Winters on Record so Far in Parts of the South, and More Rain Is Ahead This Week

By Jonathan Erdman
February 16, 2020

While some may be tired of cold or snow, parts of the Southeast are suffering rain fatigue this winter.

Bomb Cyclone Storm Dennis, One of the Most Intense North Atlantic Storms on Record, Triggers Massive Flooding in U.K.

By Brian Donegan
February 16, 2020

For the second weekend in a row, a powerhouse storm is hammering northwestern Europe.

Parts of the South Have Seen More Snow Than Some Northeast Cities

By Linda Lam
February 15, 2020

Portions of the South have experienced more snowfall this season than many cities in the mid-Atlantic and along the Northeast coast.

Arctic Blast Bringing Coldest Air of Season to Some in Northern Tier, But It Won't Last Long

By Linda Lam
February 14, 2020

Typical of this benign winter, this arctic cold blast will be quick.

California Is Drying Out Again; Here’s Why It’s Not a Concern – Yet

By Jonathan Belles
February 14, 2020

California is back in drought again as storms stay away. Here's what that means for this spring.

Will Spring Flooding in 2020 Repeat Last Year's Disaster? There Are Some Troubling Signs.

By Jonathan Erdman
February 14, 2020

We're nearing the time of year for spring flooding. Here is why we're concerned.

Two Remarkable Storms Are Raging at the Same Time in Different Oceans

By Linda Lam
February 14, 2020

Powerful storms are swirling in both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean.

Arctic Blast Brining Coldest Air of Season to Some in Northern Tier, But It Won't Last Long

By Linda Lam
February 14, 2020

Typical of this benign winter, this arctic cold blast will be quick.

Rockslide Derails Train in Kentucky; Rain-Damaged Alabama Highway Shuts Down Indefinitely

By Ron Brackett
February 13, 2020

Storm systems in the South continue to create major problems.

New Cross-Country System to Bring Snow and Rain to Northwest, Midwest and East

By Chris Dolce
February 13, 2020

This next system won't bring widespread snowfall, but it could slow down travel from the Rockies to the central and eastern United States.

Arctic Blast Bringing Coldest Air of Season to Some in Northern Tier, But It Won't Last Long

By Linda Lam
February 13, 2020

Typical of this benign winter, this arctic cold blast will be quick.

Polar Vortex Grows Arctic Sea Ice to 10-Year High, but There's a Catch

By Jonathan Belles
February 13, 2020

Here's why you shouldn't get too excited that there's more ice this year.

January 2020 Was Earth's Warmest January on Record, NOAA Says

By Brian Donegan
February 13, 2020

January 2020 was the latest month of record warmth across the globe.

Schools Across the Midwest Close Because of Frigid Temperatures, Icy Roads

By Jan Wesner Childs
February 13, 2020

A winter storm is bringing snow and ice to the Plains and Midwest. Here's the latest.

Winter Storm Spreads Snowfall Through Great Lakes and Northeast on Thursday

By Brian Donegan
February 13, 2020

Here's how this latest winter storm will impact travel on Thursday.

Spring 2020 Temperature Outlook: Warmer-Than-Average Temperatures Expected for Most of the Lower 48

By Linda Lam
February 13, 2020

Above-average temperatures are likely to dominate the U.S. this spring.

Just 1 Inch of Rain Could Flood Parts of the South; Strong Winds, Isolated Tornado Possible

By Linda Lam
February 13, 2020

More heavy rain and severe storms will plague the South through Wednesday night.

Over 5,500 Daily Warm Records Have Been Tied or Set in the U.S. in 2020. It's Only February.

By Jonathan Erdman
February 12, 2020

Only six weeks into the year, we have more perspective on how dominant the warmth has been.

Storm Ciara Kills 8 in High Winds, Heavy Rain; Damage Reported in Several Countries

By Ron Brackett
February 11, 2020

Storm Ciara slammed the United Kingdom and Northern Europe before pushing eastward.

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