Weather Articles

Flooding Rain, Severe Thunderstorms Spread From the Mississippi Valley Monday to the East Tuesday

By Chris Dolce
August 20, 2018

Expect travel delays early this week in the Midwest, South and East.

India Flooding Kills Hundreds, Drives More than 800,000 from Homes in Kerala State

August 20, 2018

Rains are finally diminishing in parts of Kerala state, hit by its worst flooding in a century.

Typhoon Soulik Taking Aim at Southwest Japan and Korea This Week and Cimaron Will Follow on Its Heels as Another Typhoon Threat

By Jonathan Belles
August 20, 2018

Japan could be struck by two tropical cyclones in one week.

Hurricane Lane Could Have a Brush With Hawaii Late This Week, But Its Future Path Remains Uncertain

By Jonathan Erdman
August 20, 2018

There's another hurricane for Hawaiians to watch. Here's what we know now.

Cold Front to Erase Summer's Dog Days in Nation's Midsection, South This Week

By Linda Lam
August 20, 2018

Below-average temperatures might be in store for portions of the U.S. during the dog days of summer.

Hurricane Preparedness Tips You May Not Have Thought Of

By Jonathan Belles
August 19, 2018

Besides gathering water and batteries, here are a few other things you can do now to prepare for hurricanes.

More Rain Is Ahead for Northeast This Weekend

By Linda Lam
August 18, 2018

The wet pattern will return, but there will be some differences.

More Than a Half-Dozen Eastern Cities Are on Pace for Wettest Year on Record

By Linda Lam
August 17, 2018

Rounds of heavy rainfall are putting more than a half-dozen cities on track for a record-wet year.

Harvey's Birth, Death, and Rebirth: The Forgotten First Chapter of One of America's Costliest Hurricanes

By Jonathan Erdman
August 17, 2018

You may not remember Harvey's first life.

India Flooding Death Toll Doubles Again in Kerala State; More Than 320 Killed

By Sean Breslin
August 17, 2018

Much of a southern Indian state was shut down as the monsoon rains caused widespread flooding, killing hundreds.

Plane Skids Off Manila Runway in Downpour; All Passengers Safe

August 17, 2018

Disaster avoided, 165 passengers and officials breathe a sigh of relief.

Fall 2018 Outlook: Many Will Have to Wait for Cooler Temperatures

By Linda Lam
August 17, 2018

Parts of the West and northern tier may have to wait a bit for cooler fall temperatures.

Oklahoma Dam Breach Fears Eased, but More Rain Is Possible

By Sean Breslin
August 16, 2018

Officials said they're thankful water levels have dropped, but more rain is possible in the coming days.

106-Year-Old News Blurb Might Have Been First Time Coal Was Tied to Climate Change

By Sean Breslin
August 16, 2018

This might have been the first time a connection was made.

Lake Mead Water Levels Fine for Now, but Cutbacks Could Be Coming as Soon as 2019

By Associated Press
August 16, 2018

Officials say the water level is fine for now, but they're worried about the reservoir's future.

Subtropical Storm Ernesto Nearly Surrounded By California, Canadian Wildfire Smoke in North Atlantic Extending to Europe

By Jonathan Erdman
August 16, 2018

You definitely don't see this every day.

Extreme Temperatures Likely Through 2022 Worldwide, Scientists Say

By Sean Breslin
August 15, 2018

Extreme temperatures are likely to be the norm for at least the next four years, according to a new study.

Here's Why More Northern Atlantic Named Storms Like Debby and Ernesto Could Develop This Hurricane Season

By Chris Dolce
August 15, 2018

This month's tropical hot spot may continue to stay active.

Drought Relief to Persist Into Wednesday in Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas, But Soaking Rain May Be Too Much of a Good Thing

By Jonathan Erdman
August 15, 2018

August can be hot and dry, but that won't be the case in one drought area.

Wildfire Updates: 6th Firefighter Dies Battling Northern California Mendocino Complex Blaze

By weather.com
August 14, 2018

There are more than 100 large wildfires during across the U.S. Here's the latest.

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