Weather Articles

Significant Severe Storms Possible In the Plains Sunday

By Linda Lam
June 23, 2018

A stormy weekend is in store for many in the eastern U.S.

4 Things To Watch in the Weather Next Week

By Linda Lam
June 23, 2018

The last week of June will bring more weather changes across the U.S.

EF2 Tornado Injures 4, Including 3-Week-Old Infant, Near Cullman, Alabama

By Jonathan Belles
June 23, 2018

Severe storms turned dangerous in Alabama Friday night.

Could a Global Dust Storm Like the One on Mars Occur on Earth?

By Jonathan Belles
June 23, 2018

We delve into the differences between dust storms on earth and on Mars.

4 Summer Weather Dangers To Watch Out For

By Linda Lam
June 22, 2018

As more people head outdoors it is important to remember that summer weather brings several dangers.

Here's What You Can Expect For Temperatures and Precipitation the Rest of Summer

By Chris Dolce
June 22, 2018

Temperatures could make a significant transition from July to August in parts of the East.

Virginia Flooding Closes Richmond Airport for More Than Two Hours; Water Rescues Reported

By Sean Breslin
June 22, 2018

Residents have been rescued from flooded areas and the Richmond airport was shut down Friday morning. Here's the latest.

South Texas Floods Trigger Hundreds of Water Rescues; State of Emergency Declared for 6 Counties

June 22, 2018

Heavy rainfall is finally coming to an end in southern Texas, but there have already been serious impacts from flooding.

Near to Slightly Below Average 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected, According to The Weather Company's Updated June Outlook

By Jonathan Belles
June 22, 2018

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

New Zealand's 'Winters' Could Tell Us Whether the Southwest's Next Winter Will Be Wet or Dry, New Study Says

By Sean Breslin
June 21, 2018

The study's authors say it could be a stronger signal than El Niño.

Inactive Hurricane Seasons Could Bring More Hurricane Rapid Intensification Near the U.S., NOAA Study says

By Jonathan Belles
June 21, 2018

Inactive hurricane seasons may have more surprises than active hurricane seasons.

Flooding Kills 1 Near Pittsburgh; Dozens of Water Rescues Reported

By Sean Breslin
June 21, 2018

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

Flash Flooding and a Few Severe Storms Possible From the Midwest to the East Thursday

By Brian Donegan
June 21, 2018

Flash flooding a few severe storms are concerns in many areas through late week.

Summer Solstice Won't Feel Like Summer in Some Parts of the U.S.

By Linda Lam
June 21, 2018

In some parts of the country, it won't feel much like summer.

Heavy Rain in South Texas Could Bring More Flooding Before Dry Conditions Return Friday

By Chris Dolce
June 21, 2018

Heavy rainfall persists in southern Texas through Thursday.

North Carolina Drone Spots 'Glory' Optical Phenomenon

By Brian Donegan
June 20, 2018

This isn't a rainbow. Find out the science behind this optical phenomenon.

Summer Solstice 2018: Facts to Know About the Longest Day of the Year

By Brian Donegan
June 20, 2018

The summer solstice arrives Thursday. What exactly does this mean?

Why Pop-Up Summer Thunderstorms Are Among the Hardest Weather to Predict

By Brian Donegan
June 19, 2018

We know these forecasts can be frustrating. Here's why.

Six Tools Used to Monitor Hurricanes You've Probably Never Heard Of

By Jonathan Belles
June 19, 2018

Six important tools used by tropical meteorologists you may not have heard of.

What Took a Slice of the Sky Away in These Photos?

By Brian Donegan
June 19, 2018

Here's what caused this triangular-shaped shadow in the sky over North Carolina.

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