Weather Articles

Dangerous Storms Could Bring Widespread Damaging Winds, Large Hail Few Tornadoes to the South and Midwest

By Linda Lam
April 28, 2022

The chance of widespread severe weather returns to the central U.S. on Tuesday.

Tropical Disturbance to Spread Rain From Florida to the Carolinas But Development Into a Depression or Storm Is Unlikely

By Chris Dolce
May 26, 2020

No significant development of this tropical disturbance is expected, but it will bring rain to parts of the Southeast.

Another Stormy, Stuck Pattern Will Bring Days of Rain to the South, Midwest and Plains

By Jonathan Erdman
May 26, 2020

Flooding has been the main headline lately, and more flash flooding is in the offing through the week ahead.

Tropical Disturbance Is Bringing Flooding Rainfall to Florida

By Chris Dolce
May 25, 2020

Soaking rain could trigger flooding in parts of Florida early this week.

Taste of Summer Will End May in Parts of West, Great Lakes, Northeast With Daily Records, Excessive Heat Possible

By Linda Lam
May 25, 2020

A summerlike pattern will build across much of the U.S. for the last week of May.

Memorial Day Forecast: A Typical Summery Pattern Expected for Much of the Lower 48

By Linda Lam
May 25, 2020

The "unofficial" kickoff to summer will certainly have that feel, weather-wise.

Grapefruit-Size Hail Slams North Texas in 'Loaded Gun' Atmosphere

By Jonathan Belles
May 23, 2020

Two People Killed by Falling Trees as Charlotte Area Pounded by Severe Storms; Tornado Confirmed in South Carolina

By Sean Breslin
May 23, 2020

Here's what we know about the impacts from a round of storms that hit the Charlotte metro.

Tropical Cyclone Amphan Kills More than 100 People in India, Bangladesh; Millions Displaced From Their Homes

By Ron Brackett
May 22, 2020

Tropical Cyclone Amphan dealt a devastating blow to parts of India and Bangladesh. Here's the latest.

May Is Typically the Most Tornadic Month in the United States. This Year, It’s Been Unusually Slow.

By Jonathan Belles
May 21, 2020

We've found at least one way that the weather hasn't "2020'd." Here's why May has been a quiet month for tornadoes in the United States.

Michigan Dam Break Victims Begin to Assess Damage

By Ron Brackett
May 21, 2020

Heavy rains caused two dams in Michigan to fail. Here's the latest.

Slow-Moving Eastern Storm Brings Risk of Flooding Rain to Parts of East

By Jonathan Erdman
May 21, 2020

This pesky, slow-moving storm has already been a Midwest menace and is now taking aim at the mid-Atlantic.

2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected to Be More Active Than Usual, NOAA Says

By Brian Donegan
May 21, 2020

Here's NOAA's outlook for the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season.

'Long Ways to Go' Before Residents Can Return Home After Michigan Dam Failures

By Ron Brackett
May 20, 2020

Heavy rains caused two dams in Michigan to fail. Here's the latest.

Cutoff Low, Responsible For Flooding in the Midwest and Southeast, Is Mesmerizing in Satellite Imagery

By Jonathan Erdman
May 20, 2020

Meteorologists and weather geeks are impressed by this satellite imagery.

Tropical Cyclone Amphan Makes Landfall With Major Storm Surge, High Winds and Flooding Rainfall in India and Bangladesh

By Linda Lam
May 20, 2020

Amphan is bringing serious threats of storm surge, strong winds and flooding rainfall to parts of India and Bangladesh on Wednesday.

Dams Fail in Central Michigan; Evacuations Underway

By Ron Brackett
May 20, 2020

Heavy rains caused flooding in Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky. Here's the latest.

In the Era of Coronavirus and Social Distancing, Should You Go to a Hurricane Shelter?

By Jan Wesner Childs
May 19, 2020

As hurricane season kicks into high gear, people might be faced with a tough decision.

Climate Change Is Making Hurricanes Stronger, Researchers Find

By Brian Donegan
May 19, 2020

A warming world is making hurricanes more intense, according to a new study.

Notice the Weather Moving Slower? Here’s Why That Happens Heading Into Summer

By Chris Dolce
May 19, 2020

Weather patterns move slower in the summertime. Here's why that happens.

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