Weather Articles

5 Things To Watch in Next Week's Weather

By Linda Lam
September 22, 2018

Big changes are ahead in the last week of September.

Here's What We're Watching in the Tropics as Activity Starts to Increase Again

By Linda Lam
September 22, 2018

Hurricane season isn't over yet.

Florence's Devastation: North Carolina Dam Breaches, Sending Gray Muck Into Cape Fear River

By Sean Breslin
September 22, 2018

Here's the latest on the situation in the Carolinas as Florence's impacts persist.

Heavy Rainfall, Flash Flooding Expected in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas Through Saturday

By Linda Lam
September 22, 2018

Heavy rainfall will be a concern in the south-central U.S. into this weekend.

Refreshing Pattern Change to Scour Out Heat, Humidity in Central, Eastern U.S. Next Week

By Linda Lam
September 22, 2018

A taste of fall temperatures is ahead for the central and eastern U.S. as September comes to a close.

Severe Storms, Reported Tornadoes Damage Buildings, Topple Trees in Southeastern Minnesota

By Pam Wright
September 21, 2018

Here's the latest on the impacts from these damaging storms.

Watches Issued: Severe Storms Now Sweeping Across the Interior Northeast With the Threat of Damaging Winds and Tornadoes

By weather.com meteorologists
September 21, 2018

The week is ending on a stormy note for the nation's northern tier.

After Florence, Tropical Atlantic Basin Calms Down, But Hurricane Season is Far From Over

By Jonathan Erdman
September 21, 2018

Here's why the Atlantic Basin will finally offer a breather – for now.

Here's How Early in the Fall It Has Snowed In Your City

By Chris Dolce
September 20, 2018

A coating of snow on the ground may have occurred sooner than you think in your city.

Analysis: Hurricane Florence's Rain Produced Massive Flooding, But Paled in Comparison to Harvey

By Jonathan Belles
September 20, 2018

Hurricane Florence broke multiple state rainfall records, but did it measure up to Harvey?

Did Climate Change Make Florence Bigger and Wetter? Yes, Says One Early Study

By Jeff Masters
September 20, 2018

Climate change made Florence’s most intense rains over North Carolina more than 50 percent greater in magnitude than they would have been otherwise, an experimental study finds.

Fall Begins on Saturday: 4 Things to Know About the 2018 Autumnal Equinox

By Brian Donegan
September 19, 2018

As the autumnal equinox approaches, here are a few things to keep in mind about the coming changes.

Before and After Aerial Photos Reveal Florence's Devastation

By Chris Dolce
September 19, 2018

These aerial images show how the flooding compares to normal in some of the hardest hit communities.

Los Angeles Art Installation Helps Lessen Storm Damage

By Joe McCarthy
September 19, 2018

How a stunning installation helps prevent storm-related damage.

Florence's Heavy Rain Threat Spreads to the Northeast as Major to Record River Flooding Continues in Carolinas

By weather.com meteorologists
September 19, 2018

Florence's rain is moving farther north, but river flooding will continue in the Carolinas.

Virginia Tornadoes Spawned by Florence's Remnants Kill 1

By Ron Brackett
September 18, 2018

One person has been killed as the remnants of Florence whipped up tornadoes in the mid-Atlantic on Monday afternoon.

Florence's Devastation: Supplies Arrive in Wilmington; South Carolina Governor Assists in Rescue; Death Toll Rises to 35

By Sean Breslin
September 18, 2018

Here's the latest on the situation in the Carolinas as Florence's impacts persist.

What It’s Like to Measure 34 Inches of Rain in a Hurricane

By Bob Henson
September 18, 2018

Few people on Earth can say they’ve measured almost 3 feet of rain from a single weather event. Becki Odum, who lives just north of Swansboro, North Carolina, is now part of that elite group.

Coast Guard Airlifts Man Cradling Dog from Van Stranded in Florence's Floodwaters

By Joe McCarthy
September 18, 2018

Thousands rescued in North Carolina amid a "bleak" situation.

Typhoon Mangkhut Slams Philippines, China, Killing At Least 78

By Associated Press
September 18, 2018

Here's the latest on the deadly typhoon.

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