Weather Articles

Winter Begins Friday, But December Expected to End Relatively Mild in Parts of Central, Eastern U.S.

By Linda Lam
December 18, 2018

Frigid temperatures are not anticipated in the central and eastern U.S. as winter begins.

Port Orchard, Washington, Homes Damaged by Tornado

By Sean Breslin
December 18, 2018

Here's what we know so far about the impacts of this damaging twister.

White Christmas 2018 Forecast: What Are Your Chances of Seeing Snow on the Ground on Christmas?

December 18, 2018

Will you see a white Christmas this year?

Despite Cold November, U.S. Warm Records Outpacing Cold by More Than 27,000 in 2018

By Brian Donegan
December 18, 2018

Warm records have dominated cold records across the nation by an astounding margin in 2018.

Late-Week Storm May Cause Pre-Christmas Travel Delays in the East

By Jonathan Belles
December 18, 2018

A wet storm system may contribute to travel headaches late in the week ahead.

The Polar Vortex Might Weaken Soon, and That Could Unleash a Much Colder January

By Jonathan Erdman
December 18, 2018

You've probably heard of this term. Here's why we're watching it right now.

NOAA: 2018 'Virtually Certain' to Be Earth's Fourth-Warmest Year, 2019 'Very Likely' to Continue Temperature Rise Trend

By Chris Dolce
December 18, 2018

Earth has likely clinched its fourth-warmest year on record in 2018 and 2019 is 'very likely' to experience a top 10 warmest year as well.

Late-Week Storm May Cause Pre-Christmas Travel Delays in the East

By Jonathan Belles
December 18, 2018

A wet storm system may contribute to travel headaches late in the week ahead.

2018 Is Wettest Year on Record in Washington D.C., Baltimore, Over a Dozen Other Cities in East and Midwest

By Jonathan Erdman
December 17, 2018

Precipitation in parts of the U.S. has been staggering in 2018.

No Northeast Blockbuster Storm Expected Sunday into Monday, Here's Why

By Linda Lam
December 16, 2018

This won't be a prolific snow producer in the Northeast.

Tropical Cyclone Owen Boomerangs Over Northern Australia

By Jonathan Belles
December 14, 2018

Tropical Cyclone Owen is expected to be a heavy rain and damaging wind producer over Queensland.

Heavy Rain, Melting Snow Brings Another Flood Threat to Carolinas and Virginia, Adding to One of Wettest Years on Record

By Jonathan Erdman
December 15, 2018

Here's the combination of factors in play for yet another flood threat in parts of the East.

How Was Mount Washington Warmer Than the Rest of New Hampshire Thursday Morning?

By Linda Lam
December 14, 2018

It might sound odd, but Mount Washington was the warmest spot in New Hampshire on Thursday morning.

West Texas Snow Leads to Crashes, Road Closures

By Pam Wright
December 14, 2018

Numerous crashes led state officials to close Texas Route 70.

12 GIFs That Show How Weather Left Its Mark in 2018

By Drew MacFarlane
December 13, 2018

A town destroyed by fire. An island wiped off the map by a major hurricane. An earthquake and tsunami that left thousands dead. Here are 12 before and after animations to show how weather left its mark in 2018.

Milder Weather Pattern Will Lead to a Dwindling Snowpack Across the U.S.

By Brian Donegan
December 12, 2018

Above-average temperatures are ahead after a cold November and early December.

After Dumping Snow in the West, The Next Eastern Storm Will Likely Be More Wet Than Wintry

By Brian Donegan
December 12, 2018

This won't be a repeat of Winter Storm Diego.

Winter Storm Diego Leaves Four Dead, One Missing; Over 60,000 Without Power in Southeast

By Ron Brackett
December 11, 2018

Here's a complete rundown of Winter Storm Diego's impacts.

How Early the Sun Sets on These Shortest Days of the Year

By Brian Donegan
December 11, 2018

Daylight is limited as we approach the shortest day of the year.

A Weird Severe Drought Is Affecting Alaska in One of the Wettest U.S. Locations

By Chris Dolce
December 11, 2018

This is one of the wettest climates in the U.S., but it's in a severe drought.

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