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Another Plunge of Cooler Temperatures Will End August in Central U.S. as Heat Wave Arrives in Parts of the West

By Linda Lam
August 25, 2019

Cooler than average temperatures are expected for parts of the central U.S. in late August while a heat wave takes hold in parts of the West.

Invest 98L Likely to Develop Off Southeast Coast as Second Rainmaker Lurks Near Gulf Coast

By weather.com meteorologists
August 25, 2019

One tropical disturbance will move away from the U.S. as another soaks the Gulf Coast.

Tropical Storm Dorian Forecast to Reach the Caribbean on Tuesday, Potentially as a Hurricane

By weather.com meteorologists
August 25, 2019

Dorian will track through the Lesser Antilles during the first half of the week ahead.

One Killed, 62 Homes Flooded in and around Fort Smith, Arkansas, Saturday Morning

By Jonathan Erdman
August 25, 2019

Flooding from torrential rain Saturday turned deadly in northwest Arkansas.

Tropical Storm Bailu Kills at Least Three in Philippines, Taiwan Before Making Landfall in China

August 25, 2019

Tropical Storm Bailu brought heavy rain and mudslides to Taiwan.

Tropical Depression Five Forms; Forecast to Reach Lesser Antilles Tuesday

By weather.com meteorologists
August 24, 2019

The latest tropical system has developed. Here is what we know right now.

Tropical Disturbance in Central Atlantic, Invest 99L, Likely to Develop and Head Toward Lesser Antilles

By Bob Henson
August 24, 2019

Heading into the heart of the hurricane season, we're watching a disturbance in the deep tropics.

Stalling Front, Tropical Disturbances to Bring Threat of Heavy Rain to the South Into Next Week

By Chris Dolce
August 24, 2019

Heavy rain is likely in parts of the South through early next week as a stalled front interacts with moisture from two tropical disturbances.

Poland, Slovakia Lightning Kills at Least 5, Injures 150

By Jan Wesner Childs
August 23, 2019

A thunderstorm turned deadly in a popular tourist destination Thursday.

Atlantic Hurricane Season Is Off to a Quiet Start, But History Shows Why It Might Not End That Way

By Linda Lam
August 23, 2019

The five years that saw a quieter a start to the Atlantic hurricane season compared to this year all produced at least one major hurricane.

Anchorage, Alaska, May Be the U.S. City Having the Most Extreme Summer Weather

By Brian Donegan
August 23, 2019

Pick a weather record, and Anchorage, Alaska, probably broke it this summer.

Stalling Front, Tropical Disturbances to Bring Threat of Heavy Rain to the South Into Next Week

By Chris Dolce
August 22, 2019

Heavy rain is likely in parts of the South through early next week as a stalled front interacts with moisture from two tropical disturbances.

It May Seem Too Soon, But August Snow Has Happened in the U.S. Before

By Jonathan Erdman
August 22, 2019

Snow is probably the last thing you're thinking about in August, but it has happened before in some areas.

Tropical Depression Chantal Stirs in the North Atlantic and Is No Threat to Land

By weather.com meteorologists
August 22, 2019

Chantal is the first Atlantic named storm in more than a month.

Pattern Change to Bring Relief From Heat, Humidity to the Northeast and Midwest Later This Week

By Chris Dolce
August 22, 2019

A sultry feel is expected into midweek before a cold front arrives with relief.

Watches Issued: Severe Thunderstorms With Damaging Winds, Flooding Rain Possible in the Northeast

By Brian Donegan
August 22, 2019

Rinse, repeat. More severe storms are expected in an expansive part of the nation Wednesday.

The Strange Places We've Seen Recent Tropical Cyclones

By Jonathan Erdman
August 21, 2019

Other than Chantal, there have been a number of other strange tropical cyclones recently.

Hail Forecasts May Be Improved Using Artificial Intelligence

By Linda Lam
August 21, 2019

A new study suggests that an artificial intelligence technique used in facial recognition could help improve hail forecasts.

California Wildfires Have Consumed Less Land This Year, But Historically Active Months Are Still Ahead

By Chris Dolce
August 20, 2019

California has been spared from large and destructive wildfires so far this year, but some of the most dangerous months are still ahead.

Atlantic Hurricane Season Slumber May Not Generate an August Storm for First Time in 22 Years

By Jonathan Erdman
August 19, 2019

We may escape August, but does that mean anything for the peak months of the season?

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