Weather Articles

Hurricane Michael Death Toll Rises to 35 as Mexico Beach Residents Return to Survey Damage

By Sean Breslin
October 18, 2018

Here's the latest on Michael's devastating impacts in Florida.

'Historic Flooding' Swamping Texas Highland Lakes; More Rain Forecast Through Saturday

By Jonathan Erdman
October 18, 2018

Texas will continue to see bouts of rain through the end of the week.

Why October Won't Finish Like It Started

By Linda Lam
October 18, 2018

The warmth of early October will be a distant memory in the second half of the month.

At Minus 67 Degrees, Wisconsin Has One of the Coldest Workplaces in the World

By Pam Wright
October 18, 2018

At 67 degrees below zero, massive "super freezers" at Chr. Hansen are colder than most winter days in Siberia.

Winter 2018-19 Could Be Mild in Western and Northern U.S. and Wet in the South and East, NOAA Says

By Chris Dolce
October 18, 2018

Here's what to expect this winter, according to NOAA.

Lake-Effect Season Is Beginning and It's Not Just About Snow

By Linda Lam
October 18, 2018

Lake-effect season is beginning to be felt in the Great Lakes region.

As Hurricane Michael Death Toll Rises, Hundreds Still Unaccounted for

By Sean Breslin
October 18, 2018

Here's the latest on Michael's devastating impacts in Florida and Georgia.

Tornado Alley May Be Shifting East and Scientists Don't Know Why

By Jonathan Belles
October 17, 2018

More tornadoes are spinning up farther east and scientists are sure why.

Texas Flooding Kills 2; Bus Driver Arrested for Endangering a Child

By Pam Wright
October 17, 2018

Here's the latest on the deadly flooding situation in central Texas.

Southwest France Flash Floods Kill 14

By Associated Press
October 17, 2018

Residents had to be rescued from their roofs as the flooding worsened. Here's what we know so far.

Atlantic Tropical Activity Is Finally Quiet for First Time in 50 Days

By Chris Dolce
October 17, 2018

The Atlantic is taking a breather for the first time in nearly two months.

Tropical Cyclone Titli Kills Dozens in Eastern India

By Pam Wright
October 17, 2018

At least 52 people are dead in the wake of the powerful storm that brought landslides and flooding to the region.

Here's How That One Mexico Beach House Survived Hurricane Michael

By Sean Breslin
October 17, 2018

There's a very good reason why this particular home wasn't destroyed by Hurricane Michael.

California Utilities Restoring Power After Intentional Cuts to Tens of Thousands Due to Extreme Fire Danger, Santa Ana Winds

By Jonathan Erdman
October 16, 2018

These aren't related to a storm, but they're dangerous in California.

Florida Couple Rescued After Niece Finds Satellite Image of H-E-L-P on Lawn

By Pam Wright
October 16, 2018

The couple was trapped in the wake of Hurricane Michael by downed trees on property in Youngstown, Florida.

4 Extreme Weather Events We Witnessed in October’s First Half

By Brian Donegan
October 16, 2018

Here's what we found most notable from the first 15 days of October.

National Weather Service's New Snow Squall Warning May Help You Avoid a Chain-Reaction Pileup

By Chris Dolce and Jonathan Erdman
October 16, 2018

Warnings for this dangerous weather event can now be issued.

Pattern Change Finally Brings Fall-Like Conditions in East, Midwest and Record Cold to Rockies, Plains

By Linda Lam
October 16, 2018

Many locations still haven't experienced a fall chill, until now.

With Tara and Then Vicente, 2018 Likely to Become Most Active Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season on Record

By Jonathan Erdman and Brian Donegan
October 16, 2018

In one basin, 2018 is pushing toward a season record.

North American Snow Cover Is the Most It's Been in Mid-October in 13 Years

By Chris Dolce
October 15, 2018

There hasn't been this much snow on the ground in middle October in more than a decade.

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