Weather Articles

Pattern Change Will Bring First Significant Rain, Snow of Season to Parched California, Southwest

By Linda Lam
November 16, 2019

A pattern change will result in the first significant rain and snow to California and the Southwest.

Raymond and T.D. 21-E, One of the Latest Simultaneous Pair of Tropical Cyclones

By Jonathan Belles
November 16, 2019

A pair of cyclones has formed in the eastern Pacific, a November rarity.

Coastal Storm Will Lash East Coast With Wind, Rain, High Surf, Rip Currents, Coastal Flooding Into Early Week

By Jonathan Erdman
November 16, 2019

It won't produce much snow, but this will be a coastal headache. Here's why.

Water Remains High in Venice as St. Marks Square Reopens, Despite Fears of More Flooding

By Associated Press
November 16, 2019

The historic, and vulnerable, city of Venice is being hit by epic flooding.

Finally, There's Some Cold Relief Ahead

By Jonathan Erdman
November 16, 2019

If you already have cold fatigue, we have some good news.

Hurricane Dorian Responsible for $3.4 Billion in Losses on Bahamas, Report Says

By Associated Press
November 15, 2019

The estimated losses total about one-quarter of the Bahamas' gross domestic product.

What Are the Odds of Snow on Thanksgiving in the United States?

By Brian Donegan
November 14, 2019

Many of us wish for a white Christmas, but what about a white Thanksgiving?

These Southern Cities Have More Snow Than Anchorage, Alaska, So Far This Season

By Brian Donegan
November 14, 2019

It has been a very slow start to the snow season in parts of Alaska – far quicker in parts of the southern U.S.

Arctic Cold Surge Smashes Over 400 Mid-November Records in the Plains, Midwest, South and East

By weather.com meteorologists
November 14, 2019

It's the coldest air of the season for many, and also record-setting for mid-November.

Winter 2019-20 Outlook: Colder Than Average in North, East; Warmer Than Average in South, West

By Brian Donegan
November 14, 2019

Temperatures this winter may be colder than average in parts of the northern and eastern U.S., while above-average temperatures are likely in the western and southern states.

Satellite Shows Ash Plume From Russian Volcano Streaking Across the Pacific

By Jonathan Belles
November 14, 2019

Satellites watched as a volcanic ash plume traveled across the northern Pacific.

At Least Six People Die on Icy Roads in Snowstorm; Three Other Deaths Connected to Winter Weather

By Ron Brackett
November 13, 2019

Snow and ice have turned deadly across parts of the Plains and upper Midwest. Here's the latest.

Here's Why Snow Squalls are Dangerous and Why the National Weather Service Now Warns For Them

By Chris Dolce and Jonathan Erdman
November 13, 2019

Why you should pay attention if this new warning is issued for your area, particularly if you're driving.

Does a Cold November Mean a Cold Winter Ahead?

By Brian Donegan
November 13, 2019

Temperatures averaged over many years show a correlation between temperatures in November and those during the heart of winter in some parts of the U.S.

Multiple Pileups Close Ohio Roads as Snow Moves East; Storm Claims at Least Six Lives

By Ron Brackett
November 13, 2019

Snow and ice have turned deadly across parts of the Plains and upper Midwest. Here's the latest.

Why Do Snowfall Amounts Vary from One Place to the Next?

By Jan Wesner Childs
November 12, 2019

The amount of snow that falls in two areas close together can vary greatly. Here's why.

Big, Destructive Hurricanes Striking the U.S. More Often, Study Says

By Ron Brackett
November 12, 2019

The most destructive U.S. hurricanes are hitting three times more frequently than a century ago, a new study by a Danish research team found.

These Cities Had Their Most Miserable Start to Winter, and It's Not Officially Winter Yet

By Jonathan Erdman
November 12, 2019

It's not your imagination. This is a strangely miserable start to winter in many areas.

Satellite Shows Record Cold Outbreak Advancing Across Plains and Midwest

By Chris Dolce
November 12, 2019

Extremely cold air for November has pushed into the Plains and Midwest, and it's visible on satellite.

Snowstorm to Wind Down on Tuesday From New England to the Appalachians as Lake-Effect Snow Spreads Through Great Lakes

By Jonathan Belles
November 12, 2019

A winter storm will finish up in the East on Tuesday.

Recent Infographics

Storm Surge

Storm Surge terms described and defined in the Storm Surge infographic by Weather Underground.

El Niño

To understand the science behind El Niño, and the associated precipitation, checkout this infographic by Weather Underground.

Why the Sky is Blue

Finally, childhood questions answered. Find out why the sky is blue in our latest graphic.