Weather Articles

Heat Wave Kills 2, Forces Cancellation of NYC Triathlon

By Ron Brackett and Pam Wright
July 19, 2019

With temperatures expected to rise into the mid-90s or higher in the central and eastern states, communities are opening public buildings as shelters and encouraging residents to check on relatives.

Two Killed, Two Injured in South Carolina Thunderstorm

By Jan Wesner Childs
July 19, 2019

A powerful thunderstorm turned deadly Thursday in South Carolina.

Severe Thunderstorm Outbreak With Widespread Damaging Winds, Tornadoes, Possible Today in Upper Midwest

By Jonathan Erdman
July 19, 2019

The details on this dangerous summer severe weather setup.

Dangerous Heat Wave Expands from Plains, Midwest to East into This Weekend

By Jonathan Erdman
July 19, 2019

It won't rewrite the record book, but this heat wave will be dangerous for some areas.

Pattern Change Will Bring Heat Relief Next Week to the Plains, Midwest and East

By Brian Donegan
July 19, 2019

We know you're sweating now, but we think you'll enjoy this forecast for next week.

Monsoon Watch: Southwest Thunderstorm Season Kicks Into Gear Next Week

By Jonathan Belles
July 19, 2019

Storms will soon return to the Desert Southwest as the monsoon's wet phase makes a comeback.

We Just Experienced the Hottest June on Record and It's Part of a Larger, Troubling Trend

By Jonathan Erdman
July 18, 2019

June smashed a global heat record dating to the late 19th century.

Hot End to Summer in Parts of East, Cool End in Parts of Northern Plains, But Changes Could Occur in Early Fall

By Chris Dolce
July 18, 2019

Here's how temperatures might trend across the Lower 48 as we head from the end of summer into early fall.

Barry's Remnant to Trigger More Localized Flooding From Lower Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley

By weather.com meteorologists
July 16, 2019

Barry's remnant is moving farther inland but its threat of flooding rainfall continues.

Barry Impacts: Flooding Swamps Arkansas Police Station and Animal Shelter; Washes Out Highways

By Ron Brackett
July 16, 2019

Here are the latest impacts from Barry as it continues to move northward.

Most Miserable Weather Record Ever? Miami Just Tied Its Warmest Night of All-Time

By Brian Donegan
July 16, 2019

Even the locals, who are used to a tropical climate, have the right to complain about this South Florida heat record.

What is the Heat Index and Why is it Used?

By Brian Donegan
July 16, 2019

Find out what the commonly used summertime term "heat index" really means.

Barry Leaves Its Mark in the Gulf of Mexico by Cooling Down Water Temperatures

By Chris Dolce
July 16, 2019

Barry has left a temporary mark in the Gulf of Mexico by causing sea-surface temperatures to cool.

The Long, Strange Trip to Becoming Hurricane Barry

By Linda Lam
July 15, 2019

The journey of the system that became Hurricane Barry has been a unique one.

Barry Impacts: Sewer Systems Overflow in Alabama; More Flooding in Mississippi and Louisiana

By Ron Brackett
July 15, 2019

Here are the latest impacts from Barry as it made landfall along the Louisiana coast and moved northward.

Barry's Up to 20" of Rain in New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana Didn't Happen. Here's Why.

By Chris Dolce
July 15, 2019

Barry's heaviest rainfall likely avoided southeast Louisiana because of the twin nemeses of tropical cyclones.

Barry Impacts: Flooding and Toppled Trees in Mississippi; Evacuation Orders Lifted in Louisiana

By Ron Brackett, Pam Wright and Jan Wesner Childs
July 15, 2019

Here are the latest impacts from Barry as it made landfall along the Louisiana coast and moved northward.

Tropical Storm Barry Impacts: Evacuation Orders Lifted in Louisiana; Flooding Remains a Threat in Storm's Path

By Pam Wright
July 13, 2019

Here's the latest on Barry after it made landfall along the Louisiana coast and moved inland dumping heavy rain.

Tropical Storm Barry Impacts: 12 Rescued in Terrebonne Parish; Nearly All New Orleans Flights Canceled

By Pam Wright
July 13, 2019

Here are the latest impacts from Tropical Storm Barry as it inches toward the Louisiana coast.

Eastern Atlantic Disturbance May Become a Tropical Depression But Won't Last Long

By Jonathan Erdman
July 13, 2019

Yes, we're watching another area for development. Here's why it isn't a big concern.

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